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Sugar is a Dangerous Drug

September 14, 2016 by


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 […]

RN Advice: Post Holiday Depression

January 5, 2015 by


The holidays are over, all of the hoopla is done and the dreary winter months are upon us. Do you ever wonder why the months following Christmas makes us feel frustrated, lonely, sad or depressed instead of energized and gung-ho? For many of us, we are affected by: A let down from stress adrenaline Lack […]

EAT THIS: Holiday “Mock”tails

December 1, 2014 by


It’s Party Time, Holiday parties are here and so are the never-ending displays of sugar cookies, appetizers, company luncheons and cocktails!!  Every year gets a little easier to keep it clean around the holidays, I promise you!!  One way to make it a little easier is having a special glass, filled with a tasty drink at fun […]

RN Advice: Holiday Inflammation

October 21, 2012 by


I love this time of the year with the turning foliage, pumpkins baking in the oven and toasty fires but frankly this saying is right on.  Halloween is the beginning of abundant comfort food meals and baked treats.  Couple that with increased stress – a toxic combination that leads to INFLAMMATION. Do not fear, with […]

Sheri’s Rants # 60: ASSIST YOUR SELF

June 20, 2012 by


Expecting to completely transform our bodies while maintaining our current lifestyle habits is just flat out ignorance of reality. Resisting the positive changes required is what makes transformation hard. Assist yourself. Here’s how: The number one thing to change is to STOP doing anything that causes harm. In our transformation world, this means to stop […]

Sheri’s Rants #34: FAST WEIGHT LOSS NOW!!

February 3, 2010 by


There are two popular routes to ‘fast’ weight loss. The first one is fasting and the second is diet pills.  A third route gaining in popularity is a dangerous combination of the two – the HCG diet which combines injections of human growth hormone with a metabolism-wasting 500 calories a day. First some factual background […]