Sugar Free Living

My 3 staples for a delicious superfood smoothie

My 3 staples for a delicious superfood smoothie

I feel like we live in a day and age that is so focused on everything you CAN'T have. All of the hype around the latest health documentary proves my point. The main takeaway for a lot of people...everything you eat will cause cancer or diabetes! 
Of course this isn't true, but it can seem true. It's overwhelming, and we're all left wondering what the heck we can eat. 

WHY FRUCTOSE IS THE VILLAIN- PART 2

WHY FRUCTOSE IS THE VILLAIN- PART 2

Have you ever had a friend who takes and takes and takes from you? It's exhausting and draining to spend time with her. You love her and care for her but her neediness has become a burden. You feel drained and stressed because she demands so much from you.

That is what fructose does to the liver. It is a needy burden. Glucose is utilized by nearly every cell in the body. Only about 20% of it is broken down in the liver. But not fructose. You see, when you consume fructose it is up to your liver alone to metabolize it. And when you consume excess amounts of fructose, it becomes quite the burden.