Monthly Archives: September 2017

Portion Sizes Count

We’ve been served huge portions for so long that it’s hard for us to judge appropriate portion sizes. For example, compared to the portion standards set by the United States Department of Agriculture, typical bagels are at 2 x larger, … Continue reading

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Enjoy Hot Beverages

Check your favorite beverage to see what it is sweetened with. If you find one of the use with caution or avoid sweeteners, consider making your own version. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Hot Apple Cider … Continue reading

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Here’s How Sweeteners Stack Up

Unfortunately, the media, in an effort to grab attention through headlines, often misleads the public about the true importance of study findings. The danger in this constant bombardment of conflicting and hyped information is that people, not knowing the right … Continue reading

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Do Sugar Subs Cause Stroke?

Stroke A 10-year study of men and women ages 45 and older tracked what kinds of beverages the subjects were drinking and then monitored their health. It found that those who drank one or more diet drinks a day had … Continue reading

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Do Sugar Subs Cause Dementia?

Dementia In the Framingham Heart Study, participates who drank at least one diet drink a day were almost 3 times more likely to suffer from dementia than those who drank none. But when other variables (blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, etc.) … Continue reading

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