Tag Archives: Sugar

The Finish Line

Hi all, it’s Juliann again! I wanted to drop by and (finally) give you my post-30 day challenge update. My Whole 30 light officially ended on September 7th and it’s possible I was a little busy with work, football and Warrior Dash-ing making this post a bit delayed. Back in August I wrote about foods […]

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What’s Your Kryptonite?

I’m generally not one for comic book references but this seems apt. Is there one thing you feel powerless against? I’ll be honest, for me it’s ice cream. Specifically high quality vanilla bean ice cream. I don’t really need any toppings, but I won’t scoff at adding fresh berries or some dark chocolate chunks. I love the […]

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Enjoy G&Ts? Read This.

Our house drink of the summer so far has been Gin & Tonics with a generous squeeze of lime. Because they’re low carb and it’s easy to control the potency, they seemed like the perfect Sit-On-The-Deck-And-Watch-The-World-Go-By drink. Until we checked the label of our tonic water. *Cue dramatic music* Not THAT side! But while we’re […]

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Quick Links: KQED Interview with Dr. Robert Lustig

San Francisco Bay Area NPR station KQED had a chat (here) with the reigning king of anti-sugarness, Dr. Robert Lustig. You may know the good doctor from his YouTube hit Sugar: The Bitter Truth, which as of press time, has over a million views since posting in July of 2009. He was also recently featured […]

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Quick Links: Sunday NYTimes Magazine

It’s the NYTimes’ annual health and wellness issue, and there’s a treasure trove of topics for the Paleo-esque community. The NYTimes website has recently gone to a subscription basis. Non-subscribers can view up to 20 articles a month for free. So I apologize in advance if you’re over your quota and can’t see them. But […]

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The Sugar Epidemic

If you had asked me how much sugar I consumed before I went Primal, I would have said, “Not much.” People think of white, powdery stuff as sugar and aren’t as aware of all its other insidious forms. But I was probably closer to the average American’s intake without knowing it: 140-200 pounds a year. […]

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