Category Archives: Sugar

Treating Food Addictions with Amino Acids

This article will be published in Akasha’s next newsletter on “Addictions”. Turning to food for comfort may result in an emotional high, but craving things like ice cream, cookies, pasta or cupcakes when you are down may be a sign of an underlying amino acid imbalance. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein and […]

Overcoming Sugar Addiction

I received quite a few emails after my last post about sugar addiction.  Yes, you know sugar is not good for you, but you NEED it…especially after a meal and certainly after you’ve eaten a bite of chocolate goodness. What was once thought of as a relatively innocuous source of empty calories is now understood […]

Sugar Toxicity

The media and medical community are finally agreeing that high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is a major contributor to obesity, metabolic syndrome, heart disease,  diabetes and possibly cancer.  But don’t forget to look at the sugar content too- even if it does market itself as being free of HFCS.  Regular sugar and HFCS can both […]