The Sugar Series
The overconsumption of sugar is a major problem in the Western world - the Standard Western Diet is full of it and our population is suffering because of it. Sugars in all of their forms are everywhere - in all of our foods - sometimes hidden and sometimes not.
Blood sugar control (type 2 Diabetes, obesity and heart disease are closely linked to sugar consumption. But is also affects our immunity, inflammation in our body, blood pressure, fats around our organs (fatty liver), even depression.
You can lessen your sugar intake. Learn which foods commonly contain sugar, find out how to look for hidden sugars and arm yourself with tips and recipes to make, choose and eat better, higher quality foods.
This Series will get you started!
Part 1 - Foods that commonly are laden with Sugars
Candied dry fruit
Flavoured cottage cheese
Gluten free products
Ham (sugar cured)
Sweet and sour sauces
Most store-bought sauces
Hot dog wieners
Vegetarian and vegan meats and alternative