Pass the sugar, Sugar!

Sweet things are good. Nicknames like “sweetie pie” and “sugar” have more than positive connotations. But, the tables turn when we’re talking about food & nutrition. Humans have primal impulses to seek out foods that are sweet because they were harder to find in Nature. Really, what were the choices? Berries, honey & sugar cane.Continue reading “Pass the sugar, Sugar!”

Homemade Sports Drinks

Gatorade & Powerade are TERRIBLE, what with the food colorings, preservatives, caffeine and high fructose corn syrup… and high price tag. Why not make your own sports drinks? The purpose of sports drinks is to provide the body with quick-burning energy and electrolytes. This is not the time for protein and fat. Sugar is aContinue reading “Homemade Sports Drinks”