A Guide to Sweeteners

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

There has been and continues to be a very large debate in our country about the amount of sugar we should be eating each day, and which is the healthiest.  While we know the dangers of regular table sugar, namely obesity, tooth decay, diabetes and heart disease, we don’t necessarily recognize all of the dangers of artificial sweeteners. We don’t…

What Are Lectins And Why Should You Care?

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Here’s a pop quiz: What is eaten by almost everyone, yet understood by few in the health community? They are somewhat detrimental to many people’s health while being downright destructive to a few sensitive souls. If you said lectins you’re either brighter than the average lightbulb or, after reading the title, you put two and two together. Lectins… let’s talk…

Artificial Sweeteners Are Not So Sweet

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

The first thing you learn as someone diagnosed with diabetes is to avoid sugar, but are sugar substitutes like aspartame and sucralose the answer? It’s not hard to imagine why people look at artificial sweeteners like a sweet superhero whether they have diabetes or are just looking to drop a few pounds. The concept is simple. You can enjoy something…

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