Tag Archives: sugar

The devil’s in the details: Breaking down common food misconceptions

We’ve all heard that brown sugar is the best and gluten will kill you as we’ve dawdled under the fluorescent lights of a grocery store. But while these ideas might be spoken in earnest, they’re often full of misconceptions. Do you quake at … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Pumpkin chocolate chip oat bars

Who says we can’t eat pumpkin in the middle of winter? This is especially true if chocolate is involved. I made these back in November for Vegansgiving, a local vegan Thanksgiving potluck. (Hence why there isn’t a photo — they … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: slow-cooker lentil soup

During the second week of the diet, my husband and I were scheduled to eat a lot of soup. And when I say a lot, I mean at least a serving every day. Normally in the winter, I wouldn’t mind … Continue reading

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FDA approves another artificial sweetener, but do we need it?

Fresh coffee in hand, you might take a few seconds at the condiment bar to determine what to add to your steaming cup of caffeinated brew. Milk? Creamer? How about those brightly colored sugar and artificial sweetener packets? Keep an … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 8/16/13: Autism linked to cancer gene; yoga vs. Pilates; food rituals

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 8/9/13: Does fruit have too much sugar?, Lunar cycle connected to sleep cycles

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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Diary of a sugar addict: How I am cutting out sweets

How to cut out unhealthy sweets from your diet.

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Wellness Wrap 6/28/13: Sugar vs. corn syrup; Fitness for the ages; Backlash against obesity as disease

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Hummingbird muffins

As I am re-assessing my diet, the dreaded sweet treats are at every turn. Hummingbird muffins from Runner’s World are easy to veganize and fit into my “50 States, 50 Vegan Dishes” parameters.

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Wellness Wrap 2/22/13: Study shows adults eat fewer fast food calories, fitness apps, smart snacking

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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