Posts Tagged: sugar

Condoms and Lubes – The Slippery Truth

August 30, 2019

While there is a lot of discussion happening around what we put on our skin with regards to lotions, creams and cosmetics, the conversation doesn’t often go as far as to discuss what is in our condoms and lubricants. Mucous membranes, which are found in the mouth, eyes, vagina, rectum and penis tip are especially vulnerable to […]

Is Sugar Hiding in Your Health Food?

November 21, 2016

By now it?s probably safe to assume you all know white sugar is far from a superfood, and should be avoided most of the time. So, here are five products labeled as ?health foods? that are secretly loaded with refined sugar! 1. Store bought smoothies: Smoothies sounds like a healthy choice, but often times they […]

3 Ways Your Sweet Tooth Can Ruin Your Skin

October 01, 2016

By Dr. Jen Newell, ND The other morning, I was discussing the impact of diet on the health of your skin with a patient of mine. She was shocked that I so firmly believe that what you eat impacts your appearance because her dermatologist had told her for years that there was no connection. Unfortunately, […]

Getting Mindful: Taking The Time To Just Breathe

July 27, 2015

By: Corinne K. We live in a world of instant gratification. With the world at our fingertips, it’s easy to assume that we can have everything yesterday and now. Along with that comes the tendency to rush through things. “I don’t have time for that.” “Hurry up, I don’t have all day.” “Time is money.” […]

What Is TWICE As Deadly As Obesity?

April 06, 2015

By Dr. Marc Bubbs, ND, CSCS Weight gain and obesity is a major cause of many of today’s chronic diseases; diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, many cancers, etc. The plethora of convenience foods, processed foods, artificial sweeteners, sugars, and carb-centric diets have led us down the path of weight gain and obesity, with 75% […]

Don’t Trust the Toucan, Holy Crap vs Froot Loops

February 02, 2015

By Dr. Jen Newell, ND Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, MD recently posted a blog revealing the “healthwashing” surrounding Holy Crap cereal and compared this cereal to Froot Loops. While I love Dr. Freedhoff’s intention of educating people about nutrition, I think some nutrition myths and misinformation were provided in this instance. Dr. Freedhoff, if you happen […]

How Many Days Could YOU Go Without Sugar?

August 05, 2014

By Dr. Marc Bubbs ND, CSCS This article really peaked my interest this morning. It’s about a man named Jason Holborn who realized – after reading an insightful article by Gary Taubes – that he had an addiction to sugar and no matter what he tried to do he just couldn’t give it up. So, […]

Sweet Talk: Healthy Alternatives to White Sugar

December 30, 2013

By Dr. Jen Newell I frequently get asked by patients and friends about alternatives to sugar, especially after the sugar rush of the holiday season subsides. White sugar is the addictive additive that turns our best intentions and willpower to mush; leaches our energy; and is a major contributor to the development of heart disease, […]