Sour news about too much sugar

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DALLAS (Associated Press)– A spoonful of sugar? Americans are swallowing 22 teaspoons of sugar each day, and it’s time to cut way back, the American Heart Association says.

Most of that added sugar comes from soft drinks and candy — a whopping 355 calories and the equivalent of guzzling two cans of soda and eating a chocolate bar.

By comparison, most women should be getting no more than 6 teaspoons a day, or 100 calories, of added sugar — the sweeteners and syrups that are added to foods during processing, preparation or at the table. For most men, the recommended limit is 9 teaspoons, or 150 calories, the heart group says.
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How to lower ‘fridge’ fever

How serious of a health threat is the wave of obesity flooding America from the inside out? Click on the image below or on the link below and watch a video trailer that might erase any complacency you have toward the idea of overeating.

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Buy more organic, enjoy better health

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Numerous research report summaries harvested by the Organic Trade Association have yielded a clear conclusion: the added cost of organic products is often compensated by dramatic increases in nutritional value and flavor.

Growing crops in healthy soils results in food products that offer healthy nutrients. There is mounting evidence that organically grown fruits, vegetables and grains may offer more of some nutrients, including vitamin C, iron, magnesium and phosphorus, and less exposure to nitrates and pesticide residues than their counterparts grown using synthetic pesticides and fertilizers.

Below are five report summaries that point to the importance of organic food:

♥  Researchers studying cultivation practices for high-bush blueberries in New Jersey found that blueberry fruit grown organically yielded significantly higher fructose and glucose levels, malic acid, total phenolics, total anthocyanins and antioxidant activity than fruit grown using conventional methods.  Scientists carrying out the study are based at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Genetic Improvement of Fruits and Vegetables Laboratory in Beltsville, MD, and at Rutgers University in New Jersey.  (Source: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Vol. 56, pages 5,788-5794 (2008), published online on July 1, 2008.)

♥  A report jointly produced by The Organic Center and professors from the University of Florida Department of Horticulture and Washington State University provides evidence that organic foods contain, on average, 25 percent higher concentration of 11 nutrients than their conventional counterparts. The report was based on estimated differences in nutrient levels across 236 comparisons of organically and conventionally grown foods.  (Source: “New Evidence Confirms the Nutritional Superiority of Plant-Based Organic Foods,” www.organic-center.org/reportfiles/5367_Nutrient_Content_SSR_FINAL_V2.pdf.)

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Passionate in her concern for people, Lori Drummond has dedicated herself to helping others gain better health through better nutrition.

That’s why Good Health Consulting Inc. exists.

The lifelong wellness disciple knows there are no magic wands to a healthy life, but that amazing results can follow careful, committed choices to eat more wisely.

A registered, clinical dietitian and learning-hungry entreprenuer, Lori wants to share her compassionate competency with you so that you might have a more active, extended life.  And she has found other health professionals with the same, caring desire.

So much life awaits you.  Start making good choices today that will benefit you and your loved ones for years.  Please review each team member’s brief explanation of qualifications so that you can make the contact choice that you feel is best for you.

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