• Nutrition,  Weight Loss

    How Much Sugar is in your “Healthy” Fast Foods

    The Sugar Shocker…. It is always eye opening at the amount of sugar hidden in foods. I think we all assume when we purchase an ice cream cone or cookie that we are signing ourselves up for a decent dosage of sugar. What I always find shocking is the sugars that are hidden in foods we assume are healthy…or at least healthier! You have probably heard me say this time and time again, but the recommended amount of added sugar…

  • Nutrition,  Supplements,  Weight Loss

    I’m a Sugaraholic…

    Everyone is well aware that sugar is not good for us, and that in general we eat too much of it. With all of the knowledge about sugar, I still find that we as a society have a lot of stereotypes about sugar.  Things like… “Well, I know I eat too much sugar, but I am not overweight so it is okay”. “I can’t completely take all of the junk out of my house. The kids like it, and they…

  • Blog,  Detox,  Nutrition

    Your Practical Sugar Guide

    It can seem overwhelming to look at a package and decide if it is healthy. The package tells you it is organic, low in sugar and natural, so it must be okay. Right? These two words are often misleading and deceiving. Sugar is sugar. All Sugar Isn’t the Same When people talk about sugar they are referring to table sugar which has a high glycemic index and is 50% fructose. Raw sugar is the same thing, just less processed and…