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More about SUGAR

As we’ve discussed before, sugar is the bane of our existence.  Can’t live with it, can’t live with out it.  Since almost everything either has sugar in it or breaks down in our body (carbohydrates) to form sugar, we should avoid excess sugar intake when ever we can.  I am providing the following information about sugar as a […]

Sugar

I’ve touched on sugar, mostly brown sugar,  in the past “Pantry 101 – Baking and Spices 6-12”  but we just got a question from Debbie in California asking what is the difference between  cane sugar, corn sugar, and beet sugar, so we’ll go into depth to answer that question here. Sugar Wikipedia defines sugar as: Sugar is […]

Sugar Destroyer – Gymnema sylvestre

Better known as just Gymnema, this natural herb has been a treatment for diabetes for 2000 years.  It is widely known and used in Asia and the far East and has just recently been introduced to Europe and the United States.  The active parts of this herb are gymnemic acids. Uses Keep in mind that […]

A Reversal on Carbs

Article from the LA Times: A reversal on carbs Fat was once the devil. Now more nutritionists are pointing accusingly at sugar and refined grains. By Marni Jameson, Special to the Los Angeles Times December 20, 2010 Most people can count calories. Many have a clue about where fat lurks in their diets. However, fewer […]

Pantry 101-General Goods & Condiments 27-33

General goods & Condiments 1. rice 2. dried pasta in different shapes 3. dried onion soup mix 4. tomato paste 5. tomato sauce 6. canned tomatoes 7. peanut butter 8. jelly 9. canned tuna 10. raisins 11. chocolate syrup 12. cereals 13. chicken or beef stock 14. canned soups 15. canned beans 16. olives 17. […]

Morning After

Soooooo, how did it go yesterday?   Hope your introduction to a new way of eating got off well.  Today I’m just going to reiterate a couple of standards. 1.  SUGAR is the enemy.  It changes the glucose level in your blood and triggers your pancreas to secrete insulin which in turn will make your body store […]