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Dangers of Sugar

8 Simple Ways To Eat Less Sugar

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Eating too much sugar is bad for your health. You've heard it before. Excessive consumption can increase your risk for obesity, heart disease and a ho...

The Great Nemesis I Encountered Just Before My 50th Birthday

Neal Wooten | Posted 06.29.2015 | Fifty
Neal Wooten

Okay, I won't actually be 50 until August, but I've always done things a little faster than most. I skipped T-ball and went straight to Farm League. I graduated high school at 17. I was the first one from my high school to win a first-place math trophy, and the first to bench press 450 pounds.

The One 'Crazy' Thing All Nutritionists Agree Is a Good Idea

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul For every person recommending some new health fix, there's another person telling you to try the opposite. Here's one area where ev...

10 Things You Don't Know About Sugar (And What You Don't Know Could Hurt You)

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 09.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

If you've ever said, "I'm completely addicted to sugar," you may actually be correct. A recent study showed that those who had genetic changes in a hormone called ghrelin consumed more sugar (and alcohol) than those that had no gene variation.

Sugar Shock: The Path to Disease and More

Connie Bennett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Connie Bennett

The average American consumes some 170 pounds a year in foods, beverages and sweeteners. But millions don't realize that eating sugar and refined carbs could lead to many problems.