Monthly Archives: October 2015

Recipe: Banana Nut Cookies

Banana Nut Cookies 2 cups regular oats, uncooked 1 cup raisins 1 cup walnuts, chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 medium bananas, mashed 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together oats, raisins, walnuts and … Continue reading

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How to Limit Added Sugar

To limit added sugars, build your diet on healthy unprocessed foods as much as possible. Select low-fat protein sources (lean meat/fish/poultry, low-fat dairy, beans), fresh vegetables, fresh fruits, and whole grains. Barix Clinics recommends that you limit added sugars to … Continue reading

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Sugar > Numbing Emotions

Blunting of the Stress Response. Headline: “Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages can suppress the hormone cortisol and stress responses in the brain.” Initially, the news that added sugar can relieve stress seems to be positive and really not too surprising. Many people … Continue reading

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Sugar > Heart Disease

Heart Disease. One recent study showed that people who get 10-24.9% of their calories from sugar have a 30% increase in death from cardiovascular disease as compared to those who get less than 10% of calories from sugar. Those who … Continue reading

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Sugar > Brain Dysfunction

Brain Dysfunction. A high-sugar diet is implicated in learning and memory problems, anxiety and depression. Download On Track with Barix: Not So Sweet 

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