Nutrition

The Nutty Nutella Craze

In France last week, riots broke out in supermarkets as shoppers jostled to grab jars of Nutella. The popular hazelnut spread was being offered at a 70% discount and people lined up to get some. As evidenced by the video below, in many stores, what began as a simple outing at the grocery store deteriorated […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Date paste

If you like sweets, eating dates is a healthy alternative to eating foods made with processed sugar. Dates are nature’s candy and an ideal replacement for sugar. The image above is the Medjool date paste that I made last week. Date paste adds a subtle sweetness to foods and can be used to make desserts, energy bars, cookies, homemade granola, […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

Sugar

In the past 30 years, sugar intake has skyrocketed worldwide. It’s embedded in almost every processed food and drink. Some people call sugar a toxin or a poison. When taken in large amounts, it fuels obesity, diabetes and conditions that lead to heart disease. Triglycerides and metabolic syndrome Sweeteners, such as refined sugar and high fructose corn syrup […]

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