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Sugar is a Dangerous Drug

September 14, 2016 by

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Robert Lustig is a medical expert at the University of California, San Francisco, who has written extensively about the major health problems attributed to sugar. He’s written two major papers — “Fructose: it’s ‘alcohol without the buzz'” and “The toxic truth about sugar” — laying out the case for treating sugar like a controlled substance, similar to alcohol and […]

A Thank You To Sheri Lynn

November 2, 2014 by

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On behalf of our entire GT family; past, present and future, we thank YOU, Sheri!  Thank you for saying YES when you heard the call, over and over.  Thank you for saying yes to us, when you may have wanted to say no so you had more time to knit. 🙂 You broke the mold with […]

Transformation: Catie Welsh (60)

March 30, 2013 by

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I had always been an active, fairly strong person, but as I got older my weight started creeping up.  I had tried several diets that had worked temporarily, but the weight would sneak back on.  Then, when menopause hit, not only did my weight go up but I was putting in on in places I […]

Adam’s Promise: a testimonial

March 3, 2013 by

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Let’s start with the before: Adam Surjan 200 pounds + Exhausted even after a good sleep, back pain, joint pain, antacids and acid reducers daily, dry skin, anxiety, not sleeping well, snoring, and believing my own excuses why I am not taking care of myself. My Story: I am married to my best friend and […]

Kelly’s Transformation – 100lbs

February 3, 2013 by

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By: Kelly Elmer In 2009 I could not walk up a single flight of stairs without having to pause and catch my breath before continuing.  Over 15 or so years I tried all the diets, some of them several times.  I lost 40 pounds, gained back 60, then after a year or two did it […]

3 FAT LOSS MYTH BUSTERS

February 3, 2013 by

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We are flooded with information about our health and weight loss with sources ranging from the internet and printed media to well meaning advice from friends.  Here’s a look at some myths related to food and health – and we’re providing the down and dirty truth about them.  Myth 1: “Of course my muffin top […]

Peggi’s Transformation – It’s Just the Beginning

November 5, 2012 by

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I remember the day I contacted Sheri Lynn like it was yesterday.  I had just turned 47, was still in court dealing with a continuous custody battle after a contentious divorce six years prior, working a new highly visible demanding job, had a 15 pound weight gain in 3 months and a physician telling me […]