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Sugar Disease Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sugar Disease.

Eating for a Healthy Heart

Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l...  Read more

Understanding Hypoglycemia

Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the...  Read more

Breaking Your Sugar Addiction

That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li...  Read more

Triglycerides and Your Health

If you're concerned about heart health, then you probably take steps to reduce your cholesterol and keep your blood pressure in check. But there's another important measure you should be aware of: your triglycerides. People with high triglyce...  Read more

3 Bittersweet Truths about Sweeteners

Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w...  Read more

sugar
Updated 7/26/2014 12:24:32 PM

I have decided that I am consuming way too much sugar. I know that one of the best ways to eliminate sugar is to just not have it in my home. I have gone thru my frig, freezer and cabbards and either thrown out or given away any foods with 4 or mor...  Read more

sugar alcohols
Updated 7/23/2014 9:00:37 PM

why doesn't the place where we list our foods have a place for sugar alcohols? russell stovers for example have sugar al. I do low carb and cannot get correct count on my graph this way. tia...  Read more

No way to track sugar??
Updated 7/17/2014 1:22:22 PM

On all "nutrition facts" for things I log, there is a place for "sugars", yet there doesn't seem to be a way to track it in reports. Can this not be added?...  Read more

Sugar Addicts Detox with me.
Updated 7/18/2014 7:07:39 AM

I had a conversation with a woman nearly my age in the chemist the other day. We were twins with our constant sugar and chocolate craving. She has never met anyone similar to her. We both had curves when we were younger but now look like we are pregn...  Read more

I need to reduce salt and sugar. get more excerise
Updated 7/14/2014 7:29:01 AM

need at least 10 pounds off...  Read more

More on Inflammation & You

It is a fact nearly every modern disease, everything from autoimmune diseases, heart disease, and cancer to obesity, diabetes, and dementia is caused by inflammation. Dr. Mark Hyman says "dietary factors such as excess sugar, refined carbohydrates, s...  Read more

1 in 2 People Have It! Do You?

Dr Mark Hyman has reported that "ONE OF EVERY TWO of you have a deadly disease thatís making you fat sick and will kill you and 90% of you donít even know you have it." He goes on to state"Iím talking about diabesityóthe number one cause of obesity...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

Heart Health Tips from Dr. Oz

Perhaps you already know that heart disease kills more women than breast cancer -- more than all cancers combined, in fact. What you may not have heard is that the number of middle-aged women having heart attacks is on the rise. The good news: Heart...  Read more

Did 'The Biggest Loser' Winner Drop Too Much Weight?

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Eating too much added sugar may be killing you USA Today According to a new study--the largest ever of its kind--eating added sugar exponentially increases your risks of...  Read more