Archive for January, 2014

Added Sugar and You

Have you ever wondered why there is no nutritional recommendation for added sugar in your diet?  There are recommendations for sodium, fat, fiber, and other nutrients, but not sugar.  That’s because added sugar is not considered a nutrient. It has no nutritional value.  The average American consumes 22 teaspoons of added sugar a day. Added […]

Beware Detox Diets

There are so many detox diets available now with the promise of everything from miracle weight loss and glowing skin to the release of built up toxins and decreased stress. The only thing these diets will really help you lose is your hard earned money.  Many of the juice cleanses available are loaded with sugar, […]