Category Archives: diet

The Not-So-Sweet Side of Sugar

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Have you ever stopped to think about just how pervasive sugar is? Forget about desserts, candy, and sodas; we have come to expect sugar in what we all accept as the sweet stuff. But 12 grams per serving in Newman’s Own Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce? It’s scary when you start reading packaging on processed foods, with sugar seeming to be almost sneaky in how it ends up in so many things. Fructose, dextrose, corn .

Getting Kids to Eat Their Veggies

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We all know that a healthy diet consists of multiple servings of fruits and vegetables daily. Nothing is more important to kids as they grow than getting the vitamins and nutrients that fruits and veggies provide. Yet ask any parent, and they’ll tell you war stories of how their kids just won’t eat veggies (they’re pretty much sold on the fruit side, but that’s because fruit has sugar).

Dye! Dye! My Darling!

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We awoke this morning to news that has totally rocked our world: Justin Bieber was arrested for drag racing while intoxicated! Just kidding, we saw that one coming from a mile away, but we did notice this little item: Fruit Loops, the multi-colored bane of parents who already have over-stimulated children’s existence, ARE ALL THE SAME FLAVOR!