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Friday
Jun032016

This is Your Brain on Sugar

 

Have you ever wondered why people continue to eat so much sugar, even though it is associated with so many chronic diseases? Click the video below to watch and listen as Dr. Avena explains why we can't get seem to get enough of it, and why it is so important to eat it in moderation.

 

Monday
Apr182016

Our Nation's Sugary School Meals 

It is scary to think that when kids get their meals from school they are getting well over the recommended amount of daily added sugar, all before 3 o'clock. It's no wonder more and more children are classified as overweight and obese nowadays! Read the recent article by US News, titled "Snack Crack:" Our Children's Addiction to Sugar where Dr. Avena explains why sugar is so addicting, and why it shouldn't be so prevalent in school foods.

Saturday
Mar052016

How's Your Relationship with Your Fitness Tracker?