The Sugar Blues

There was an often-repeated phrase when I was growing up: “Must have eaten too much sugar…” This applied to even ridiculous events like when my brother sprained an ankle and he groaned and confessed, “I know mom, I ate too much sugar.” My mother was part of the pioneer generation of “back to the landers” who chose to make radical changes away from the in Standard American Diet (S.A.D.) My brother and I were fortunate to grow up with a big organic vegetable garden, whole grains and virtually no processed foods in our diet. Recently I attended a talk on sugar given by another sugar crusader, Caroleah Johnson who is a local Health Coach. She taught us about how refined sugar not only is bad for

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