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One Soda Per Day Can Change Your Waistline

by in Bonnie Pfiester, Diabetes, Guest Posts, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Sink, Sugar March 31, 2009

By Bonnie Pfiester Fitness Trainer America’s obsession with soda has nearly doubled since the early seventies. According to the American Beverage Association, the average American drinks an estimated 54 gallons of soda per year – that’s about 19 ounces of soda per day. The average teenager drinks 31 – 42 ounces of soda a day. […]

Amen to the Obesity Tax, Let’s Just Call it Something Else

by in American Sickcare System, Diabetes, Fast Food, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Hypoglycemia, Kitchen Sink, Osteoporosis, Sugar, Sugar Substitutes, Weight Loss March 2, 2009

By Dr. Nicole Sundene Honestly, I’m not sure if the NY officials in charge of the “Obesity Tax” truly intend to call it thus, or if the media has just coined the phrase. However, there are many more causes than just soda when it comes to obesity. And there are many more ills upon society […]

Is Fake Sugar Making You Fat?

by in Dr. Scott Olson, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Sink, Sugar, Sugar Substitutes, Weight Gain February 11, 2009

By Dr. Scott Olsen, author of “Sugarettes” How do artificial sweeteners cause obesity? When people first start to think about a sugar-free diet, they think they should reach for artificial sweeteners. This may not be the best idea. Here is the crux of the problem with artificial sweeteners: They don’t do what you want them […]

Corn Syrup, Is it Really Just Like Sugar?

by in Diabetes, Dr. Scott Olson, Guest Posts, High Blood Pressure, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Sink, Sugar, Weight Gain January 30, 2009

The Corn Industry is spending massive amounts of advertising dollars trying to convince us that high-fructose-corn syrup is just as “good for you” as sugar. But does it really matter? Let’s talk to Dr. Scott Olsen about the differences between sugar and high-fructose-corn-syrup. In your medical opinion…what is worse:  Sugar or high fructose corn syrup? […]

The Five Hidden Evils in Nutrition Bars

by in Exercise, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Sink, Sports Nutrition, Sugar, Wheat Free/Gluten Free, Whole Foods Diet December 23, 2008

Finding a truly healthy nutrition bar can be tough as I noted in my article, “Zing Bars Awarded Best Nutrition Bar 2008.” I interviewed the makers of Zing Bars, nutritionists Michael Kaplan, ND, Minh-Hai Tran, MS, RD and Sandi Kaplan, MS, RD to help us better understand the following unhealthy red flag ingredients commonly found […]

Press Release: Free Pre-Registration on 30 Day’s Sugar Free

by in Dr. Scott Olson, Kitchen Sink, Press Releases, Sugar, Sugar Substitutes, Whole Foods Diet December 11, 2008

Natural Medicine Press Release: 30 Day’s Sugar Free Challenge starts Jan 1st Status: Available for immediate re-distribution, creative commons copyright. Who: Dr. Scott Olson ND, the author of a new book, Sugarettes, claims that sugar is both addictive and harmful, much like cigarettes. What: Dr. Scott is issuing a challenge to spend 30 Sugar Free […]

3 Reasons to Care About Excess Sugar Consumption

by in Anti-Aging, Anti-Inflammatory, Diabetes, Dr. Scott Olson, Guest Posts, Hypoglycemia, Kitchen Sink, Sugar December 4, 2008

I hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving Feast and did their best. If you are still struggling to get back on the Whole Foods Wagon I have invited Dr. Scott Olson, author of Sugarettes to chat with us about why we need to care about excess sugar consumption. Hi Dr. Scott, why is the title […]

Are You a Sugar Zombie?

by in Diabetes, Dr. Scott Olson, Drug Abuse, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Hypoglycemia, Kitchen Sink, Preventative Medicine, Sugar November 12, 2008

By Dr. Scott Olson Author of Sugarettes. If you were a normal zombie, you would rise up out of your grave and stumble off in search of your craving: flesh. Sugar zombies, however, typically rise from their couch and go off in search of their craving: sugar. Sugar zombies yearning for sugar can sometimes only […]