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Fructose – what you need to know

It seems all sugar is not created equal. Research suggests that a high intake of fructose is associated with increased weight gain and metabolic problems such as insulin resistance (pre diabetes), high blood lipids and high blood pressure. While fructose is fruit sugar, this is no mandate to avoid fruit.   In fruit and vegetables, […]

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When Sugar Free isn’t Sugar Free – Your Guide to Sugar part 1

With more evidence emerging that our sugar intakes are too high and it’s causing us harm, there is lots of talk of “sugar free” substitutes and recipes on the market.   Lately, I’ve been seeing recipes and statements about foods “sugar free” when really, what it is is a different type of sugar.  Here we […]

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