Help for Sugar Cravings: L-Glutamine

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Note: This post has been edited. It was formerly titled "The Cure for Sugar Cravings," but I realized that was too strongly worded...I can really only speak for my own experience and should not claim to have a "cure." So this post is now titled "Help for Sugar Cravings." I hope it can help you as it … [Read more...]

Sugar Is Uniquely Toxic

Is Sugar Uniquely Harmful? It is argued that sugar is uniquely harmful because of the way our bodies metabolize the fructose portion of sugar (remember, sugar is 50% fructose and 50% glucose). So, sugar is “isocaloric but not isometabolic,” meaning that we can eat 100 calories from starch (like … [Read more...]

Sugar Addiction is Real

Sugar and Addiction Research has found (surprise, surprise) that sugar has addictive properties complete with a serotonin rise and crash as well as some cranky withdrawal symptoms. A 2010 study published in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs showed that people with alcohol and drug dependence … [Read more...]

Your Guide to Sugar

Consider this: We often show our love for others by offering sweets. Birthday parties, Easter candy, Christmas cookies. I get so frustrated from October until Easter because it’s one candy festival after another….Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter. But when you hand … [Read more...]