Sugar is Addictive

There are arguments on both sides of the spectrum on this subject, but the facts prove that when sugar (and processed grains which are recognized as sugar by the body) is consumed, a release of dopamine is released into the bloodstream. This causes a feeling of reward and pleasure. The same hormone is released when alcohol, nicotine, cocaine…

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Childhood Obesity

Obesity is the most common chronic disease in children. This is tragic because it’s entirely preventable, since we’re responsible for what goes into our children’s mouths. Sadly, the largest increase is in children aged 2-5, and the number of obese children has tripled since 1980. More and more children are being diagnosed with adult diseases like hypertension,…

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