Some hard facts about soft drinks

Some hard facts about soft drinks

Over the past few weeks we looked at the importance of maintaining healthy blood sugar levels and also at different ways of doing so. One of the lists of specific suggestions that I shared with you contained a recommendation that is so important that it actually...
Beating Sugar Cravings (Part 2)

Beating Sugar Cravings (Part 2)

Most of us know only too well how a sugar craving feels. It usually presents itself as an overwhelming urge to eat some sugary food…and fast! This is normally followed by an all too brief period of elation which inevitably leads into feelings of regret and even...
Beating Sugar Cravings (Part 1)

Beating Sugar Cravings (Part 1)

Over the past few weeks I have often referred to the ‘blood sugar rollercoaster’ as we discussed the importance of maintaining healthy blood sugar levels. One of the features of this rollercoaster is the intense cravings for a ‘sugar fix’ that often...
Maintaining Balanced Blood Sugar Levels

Maintaining Balanced Blood Sugar Levels

Last week we discussed the role of the Glycemic Index (GI) in maintaining blood sugar at healthy levels. The bottom line of that discussion was that our diets should be filled with foods with a low value on the Glycemic Index as the energy in these foods will take...