Jump Over the Juice and Savor the Smoothies 

You just signed up for a new gym membership and finished your first boxing class. As you’re putting away your equipment, you can’t help but overhear a group of women talking about juicing and smoothies! As they continue the conversation about kale and ginger you ask yourself there two questions: Are juicing and smoothies really […]

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There’s No Free Lunch – Splenda is not so Splendid!

If you’ve been reading my blog you are most likely aware I’m not a fan of non-nutritive or fake sweeteners.  Whether it’s saccharin (Sweet and Low), aspartame (Nutrasweet), or sucralose (Splenda) they are all at least 300-500 times sweeter than sugar. You may think you are tricking your body, but the body is smart – […]

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Coffee, Insulin Resistance and Hypoglycemia

So here I am at the lovely Farmhouse in Burgandy, France (blog to follow about it) and eating a little French breakfast of fruit, cheese, and a very small slice of French baguette since that is all there was available.  I usually drink green tea but decided to be truly “French” and have a café. […]

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