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Sugar: More Than Just Empty Calories

Sugar: More Than Just Empty Calories

00000THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE UGLY… What do the following conditions have in common? -Fatigue -Depression -Anxiety -Difficulty concentrating -Hyperactivity -Memory problems -Brain fog -Mood swings -Fibromyalgia -Headaches -Joint pain -Osteoporosis -Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease -Metabolic syndrome (prediabetes) -Type II diabetes -Heart disease -Cancer -Alzheimer’s disease They’re all linked to sugar. But aren’t sweets ok to enjoy in moderation?  Isn’t sugar merely “empty calories”?   That...

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ADHD, Food and My Family

ADHD, Food and My Family

00000FEED YOUR MIND November 2004.  My oldest son, Max, who was 10 years old and in 4th grade was showing signs of struggling in grade school.  Lack of focus, lack of interest and low self-esteem in the classroom were rearing their ugly heads.  Being that Max was the first of my five kids, being that my husband’s ADHD was still undiagnosed in his mid-thirties and being...

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