Don’t Fall Into the Juicing Trap

Don’t Fall Into the Juicing Trap

Sure, fruits are healthy, and a better source of sugar than table sugar is. It is no wonder that many people have turned to juicing as a quick way to add fruits to their diet. However, some fruits are very high in sugar and when they are juiced and the sugar count...
3 Things Sugar Does to Your Child’s Brain

3 Things Sugar Does to Your Child’s Brain

Did you know that in the US, the average child consumes over 22 kilograms of sugar annually? That’s just a little over one kilogram less than the sugar consumption of the average adult in the US, and we don’t know which is worse. What we do know for sure is that the...
What is GI and Why Should You Care?

What is GI and Why Should You Care?

We have established the perils of sugar addition but what keeps us coming back for more has got a lot do with glycemic index or GI as it is commonly known. GI is a scale that estimates how different types of carbohydrates affect your blood sugar. There are good carbs...
Sugar Can Affect Your Mood

Sugar Can Affect Your Mood

The old saying, “You are what you eat” couldn’t be more accurate. The food you consume can affect your mood and emotions. It is no surprise then, that consuming sugar can have long-term implications for your mental health. Eating simple sugars in excess can increase...