Tagged: Sugar

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Question – I’m addicted to sugar, so how do I lose weight after countless failures?

Answer – I’ve never felt an addiction to sugar or carbs as many people do (although I was obese and went low carb to lose over 80 pounds), but I have clients and family who do, so I have done a lot of research on this. One of the best things I’ve seen on carbohydrate/sugar addiction came from a man who is a bariatric surgeon, Dr Robert Cywes (Online LCHF Convention). He’s not famous. Hasn’t written anything. But he has done over 5500 bariatric surgeries, including children, and he gave a talk at the LCHF Convention in South Africa in...

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How Many Died Because of Corporate Payoffs to Harvard Scientists and the Egos of Ideologues?

After watching the video The Perfect Human Diet, I had a few questions. One was about the change from the low-carb diet routinely prescribed by doctors for chronic conditions since 1863. The movie explains that Banting researched and wrote a book that became the accepted paradigm in treating obesity and chronic conditions that accompanied it, but that all changed in the 1960s. The video doesn’t explain why. That information was not relevant to the video’s purpose. It’s entirely relevant to mine, seeing as my daily fight with clients, my children, my doctors, and online trolls is to refute decades of poor...

How Much Soda is Worth Your Health?

How much soda do you drink?  How much sugary juice do you drink daily? Sugar-sweetened beverages are linked to more than 180,000 obesity-related deaths worldwide each year, according to new research presented this week at an American Heart Association conference. “This means about one in every 100 deaths from obesity-related diseases is caused by drinking sugary beverages,” says study author Gitanjali Singh, a postdoctoral research fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health. Among the world’s 35 largest countries, Mexico had the highest death rates from sugary drinks, and Bangladesh had the lowest, according to the study. The United States...