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Fran Sussman – The Unsweetened Truth Part 3: Stealth Sugars

Aug 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

Part 1 of this series explained that sugar can have serious, undesirable health consequences. Part 2, that artificial sweeteners are not an alternative, as they don’t help you lose weight or eat less, and are unhealthy. Today, let’s look at how sugar sneaks into your diet. The American Heart Association recommends no more than 9 […]



Fran Sussman – The Unsweetened Truth Part II

Aug 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Lifestyle

I hope I convinced you in my last column that sugar has no intrinsic value, and contributes to disease by increasing inflammation, free radicals, and insulin resistance.  It’s cancer’s favorite food. That’s why glucose uptake is used to trace cancer in PET scans. What about artificial sweeteners? The bottom line is: they don’t work. Studies […]