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From the sweetener you stir into your morning coffee to the after-dinner dessert you can’t resist, the amount of sugar you consume between breakfast and bedtime adds up quickly.

JUST a week’s bingeing on a high sugar and fat diet could damage your memory – and you may not get it back if you start eating healthy again.

Sugar is enticing, but so are drugs and alcohol. We haven’t given up the fight in educating children about the dangers of drugs, and we must be vigilant about sugar and processed junk food as well. Otherwise, we’re working to prevent one harm while another rages on in our homes.

Watch out for some unexpected gluten culprits in the grocery store.

Managing carbohydrate intake is the heart of the Atkins diet plan. In addition to computing your daily carbohydrate intake, you will gradually reintroduce carbohydrates back into your diet in a specific sequence called the carbohydrate ladder. Steps Compute Net Carbs The Atkins diet focuses on net carbs, which is the quantity of carbohydrate in a…

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Something that many people aren’t aware of is that many modern baby foods and juices have a high carbohydrate content; many of those carbs are just simple sugars. It would seem that maxim that breast is best, holds true particularly according to a study by Mulchand Patel out of the University of Buffalo. More than…

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I love Indian food but many of you are right.  Chefs do add quite add a lot of sugar in order to get the taste that their customers like.  Anglo-Saxons do have an undeniable ability to gain a sweet tooth very quickly. The best way of getting a safe carb count on any dish like…

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This is a copy of the comment I made I made on a forum post regarding low carb diet   Hi Myers728 , You’ve had some pretty good responses from all the previous posters. You have what I have often term as “carb creep” which is where we more or less follow the diet as…

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Below is a copy of the comment I made at 3fatchicks on a question about Atkins bar   Hi Aarrixx, I’ve never eaten an Atkins bar because, one, I don’t like the ingredients, two, I’m always suspicious of the claims of net carbs; and three, our neighbor’s dog wouldn’t eat them so that tells me…

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Here is another post at forum.lowcarber.org that I have commented on about ketosis   Mintaka said: I am excited. I got a reading of 80 mg/dL, which is one box shy of the deepest purple! History: My first try at Atkins was in late 2011/2012. I lost 15 lbs and then for one reason or another…

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