Browsing All posts tagged under »sugar«

RN Advice: All About Gallstones

June 2, 2014 by


by: Peggi Ingram, RN BSN Ten to 15 percent of people in the United States have been diagnosed with gallstone at one time or another and many more have gallstones with no symptoms.  Gall bladder disease is on the rise and it is no wonder with the obesity epidemic and eating habits in the United […]

Cameron Cooks in Chaos: Chicken Marinara

February 24, 2014 by


CHICKEN MARINARA The basic thing is that I found a brand of marinara at Costco in a 3 pack – so salt or sugar in it.  It’s thick and I don’t need to add anything to thicken it. The chicken needs to be cooked already.  So if you want to throw chicken thighs (frozen), say […]

Arthritis: A Personal View

December 2, 2013 by


  Recently someone asked me what arthritis feels like and what it feels like when I go off my food plan. I was diagnosed with arthritis a week after my 26th birthday.  I was limping everywhere, taking 8 ibuprofen a day and had just moved my family 600 miles.  I thought I had a simple foot problem […]

ASK DAVE: Eat as the Greeks Do?

March 3, 2013 by


Dear Dave,  I just LOVE Greek yogurt although my coach is advising that I skip it.  Whats so bad about it?  Aimee, WI Dear Aimee, Greek yogurt has been surging in popularity and gaining substantial market share from its American-style competition.  The main difference is a textural one; greek yogurt is much thicker than regular […]

Sheri’s Rants # 57: FOR FASTER FAT LOSS…

March 3, 2012 by


Results.  That’s what you’re after, right?  You want to know, in as few words as possible, what to do to get the fastest results in the shortest amount of time.  This is the bottom line for anyone wanting to lose weight, right?  The multi-billion dollar diet industry has taught us to spend a lot of […]

Sheri’s Rants #48: WILL POWER DOESN’T WORK!

December 20, 2010 by


Christmas is in a few days – and I want to bring your attention to the fact that it’s not Christmas you have to look out for in terms of eating clean.  Many many people are successful in staying clean and taking good care of themselves on Christmas; it’s usually a day we plan heavily […]

Sheri’s Rants #42: Prove It To Me!!

September 6, 2010 by


Dear Sheri, Do you know of any medical studies that show connection of sugar and inflammation/joint pain? My sister, who is 58, has serious issues with both elbows and now both knees. She is also a major sugar addict (tho’ doesn’t see it), out of shape/overweight. Her husband is a surgeon, so she tends to poo-poo […]

EAT THIS: Summer Fruit Recipes

July 31, 2010 by


One of the most glorious parts of summer is all the fresh fruit available.  Apricots, cherries, peaches, berries, watermelon, cantaloupe…and the closer to home you buy your fruit, the fresher it is!  Most every region has it’s seasonal specialties – make sure you’re enjoying the bounty! A question I am frequently asked is if fresh […]

Opening Your Eyes to Sugar

December 31, 2009 by


Jamie Lynn Did you know that the average American consumes an astounding 2-3 pounds of sugar each week? Actually, that isn’t surprising considering that highly refined sugars are hidden everywhere; including in bread, breakfast cereal, mayonnaise, peanut butter, ketchup, spaghetti sauce, and frozen meals.  Sugar is often disguised by words like sucrose, dextrose, maltodextrin, and […]

A Reality Check on Sugar

November 24, 2009 by


On a recent Wednesday, I picked my kids up from school.  I met my daughter as she walked out of her classroom with a sucker in her mouth. Fairly normal for most kids, I know.  In my house we do not eat sugar, it is not considered a food.  I was a bit disappointed to […]