Tag Archives: sugar addiction

Change Your Tastes; Not All Cravings Are Bad!

When a client begins with me, she (or he) fills out a short health history form. The form asks about cravings and addictions. So far, I can recall only one person leaving that line blank. Most people list things like chocolate, coffee, and sweet or salty foods. Sometimes these cravings are pretty innocuous, really. The …

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Movies & Things I’ve been Watching

One of the best things about technology is that we can know what’s actually going on to a greater degree than in previous times. Once upon a time, you had to wait until a presidential candidate arrived in your area on a train to know what he looked like! And, not so long ago, it …

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A Visual Aid That Has Me Stunned

Here I go  again, ranting about sugar. But instead of repeating all that I know about sugar being implicated in obesity, heart disease, cancer, diabetes, & virtually every major illness in our country, I wanted to show you a bit of what I saw recently. Being a highly visual person, this had a big impact …

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Sugar Season is Here! (6 Tips to Help You Navigate)

Okay, we’ve already established that we Americans eat A LOT of sugar, right? Well, it seems to me that Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day has got to be the peak time for consumption of the white stuff. Those attractive little red & green foil wrappers are just the beginning… So what will you do? Are …

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The Truth About Poop

The general comfort level around this discussion seems to be shifting. My college age kids seem to talk openly about bodily functions & such. My generation, less so; & my grandparents would scarcely mention a body part other than an arm or leg. Perhaps this is why it was so long before I realized that …

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Sweet Nothings?

Today is November 3, so three days ago was my least favorite “holiday,” Halloween. What is Halloween really about, anyway? Dressing in costumes, being scared, & eating candy. I do enjoy the pumpkins– carving them, eating them, little kids dressed like them. I kept quiet for many years (mostly) about my anti-Halloween sentiments, because my …

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