As we’ve seen many times before, the closer you get to food as nature has packaged it, the more healthful it is.
Even people with elevated blood sugar levels, though not technically diabetic, may experience cognitive decline.
Dark chocolate contains flavonoid antioxidants, the chemical linked to arresting the development of cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.
We were once told that no matter the source of sugars in your diet, even from the sugars naturally occurring in foods like produce and dairy, the body treats it all the same.
That is not true.
Does limiting sugar intake mean that the glass of wine you enjoy at dinnertime is now “off the table?”
Weight in the belly is associated with increased risk of heart attack, diabetes, cancer. That’s reason enough to kick sugar addiction.
There’s so much to talk about, let’s take 30 days to do it! Please feel free to add comments and suggestions, highs and lows, whatever you are thinking, as we break our sugar addiction together!
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The party honored our newly married nephew and his wife. The garden and its cool shade provided a serene setting for the happy occasion.
Take in the bountiful beauty of these lazy days.
When our pizza arrived, I was surprised that the waiter slid it from the pan right onto the paper table cover.
Sometimes, things aren’t what they seem.
It was warm and sunny during the day, and cool at night. We didn’t need heat or air conditioning. This is a huge energy saver.
In the end, what really matters is that you find what pleases and brings enjoyment to you.
My sister-in-law pinned this down perfectly! Cars, people, dog poop. Ah, summer in the city.…
Here are some of our family favorites that will quench your thirst. An added bonus: they are easy to make, and they have a lot less sugar than store-bought choices.
I’m the person who would rather curl up with a book (and some cookies), than get on the treadmill. My doctors have told me that exercise is my medicine, and I need it every day.
As long as you don’t expect medical miracles from this natural sculpture, enjoy the pleasant mood that it creates!
Enjoy the day!
Even the vegetable garden is a thing of beauty.
When I think of “quintessential Eastern Seaboard villages,” Damariscotta, Maine comes to mind.