“We present evidence that fructose, by lowering energy in cells, triggers a foraging response similar to what occurs in starvation,” said lead author Richard Johnson, MD, professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. Johnson outlines research that shows a foraging responseContinue Reading

A calorie is a calorie is a calorie, right? Wrong. — Cleveland Clinic (@ClevelandClinic) April 6, 2018 Sugar calories cause fat storage and spike hunger. Calories from fat and protein promote fat burning. Quality proteins: Grass-fed animal products, organic eggs, chicken, small wild fish, nuts and seeds. Good fats:Continue Reading

Check out @ClevelandClinic’s Tweet: 3 reasons you’re craving sweet and salty foods & how to curb that hunger ?? — Cleveland Clinic (@ClevelandClinic) July 31, 2017 2. You don’t realize how addictive sugar and salt can be Why do we crave sugar and salt, in particular? For oneContinue Reading Can’t shake your fear of eating fat? It’s true that fat has more calories per gram than either carbs or protein. So why doesn’t eating less fat — and therefore fewer calories — help you lose weight? It may be because we often replace the missing fat in ourContinue Reading–study We found that chronic consumption of sugar in rats who were not stressed produced similar changes in the hippocampus as seen in the rats who were stressed but not drinking sugar. Early life stress exposure or sugar drinking led to lower expression of the receptor that binds the majorContinue Reading Many low fat foods promoted as healthy-eating options contain more sugar than their “full fat” equivalents – in some cases more than five times as much, an analysis by The Telegraph shows. Scores of the most popular cereals, yoghurts, snacks and ready meals marketed at people wanting to eatContinue Reading