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Sugar-free Store Bought Snacks…Hmm Good!

In the name of science, I took it upon myself to sample sugar-free snacks.  The truth is that I needed to find snacks to meet my new guidelines of no sugar.  I was in search of something that tasted good and was good for me.  How hard could that be? I found some of the […]

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Mother Nature’s Little Secret – Eat at Home – Feel Better

 During a home renovation, I found myself eating at places that I have been avoiding like the plague. With no kitchen, I did take-outs and drive-throughs. Oh, I told myself it was just temporary, only a week. Well, a week stretched into two, then three, all the way to four. Those places may be fine […]

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A Little Success…A Whole Lot of Motivation…to Eliminate Sugar

The Christmas season did me in!  I thought I could eat a few of the cookies, chocolates, and pastries, and it wouldn’t put weight on me or harm my health.  Tis the season, right?  Wrong!  I gained thirty pounds with this thinking.  To be fair, it wasn’t just the holiday season, it was also time […]

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POP or SODA – It’s All Sugar to Me!

If you are from Pennsylvania, you can tell where a person comes from by which word they use for the cola beverage.  If you are from the Pittsburgh side, you say “pop.”  However, if you are from the Philadelphia side, you say “soda.”  No matter.  It’s the same thing.  It’s a whole bunch of sugar […]

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Sugar, Sugar Everywhere…

There is a “sugar” information explosion.   Sugar is in the news.  It is the news.  It’s on television as you hear of how much we’re eating.  Too much!  You see articles in newspapers and magazines illustrating the relationship between sugar and health.  Advocates talk about reducing or eliminating that sweet delight.  Why?  There must be […]

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