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Sugar and the Brain

A new UCLA study indicates that a diet high in fructose impairs memory and inhibits learning in rats.  The form of the fructose doesn’t seem to matter much.  Whether the fructose comes from high-fructose corn syrup, sugar cane, or fruit, … Continue reading

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How To Not Get Sick

I haven’t had a cold in three years.  I haven’t had the flu in… I honestly don’t even know how long.  I touch door handles (gasp!).  I shake people’s hands all day long (swoon!).  I eat stuff that falls on … Continue reading

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If You’re Gonna Cheat, Cheat

Some particularly limiting diets build in a “cheat day”.  One day a week of utter gluttony where you can shove any and every substance you want into your face.  What kind of diet would do that?  Well, if you’re on … Continue reading

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Sugar is Killing Us

I have a massive sweet tooth.  In the last 72 hours, I’ve had four Sprinkles cupcakes, half a bag of Trolli Apple Rings, about 3/4 of a pint of gelato, apple strudel with whipped cream and ice cream, plus hearty … Continue reading

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