Tag Archives: high fructose corn syrup

One Soda Per Day Can Change Your Waistline

by in Bonnie Pfiester, Diabetes, Diet Tips, Guest Posts, 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, Diet Tips, Fast Food, 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 […]

Corn Syrup, Is it Really Just Like Sugar?

by in Diabetes, Diet Tips, Dr. Scott Olson, Guest Posts, High Blood Pressure, 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? […]