SWEET SAAVY. 30 Dec 2009
During this sweet time of year, everyone moves around like a slug. Lithe instructors often have to take classes down a notch or two to match everyones low energy level and output.
It's all due to refined sugar. Refined sugar is one of the most harmful "nonfoods" on the market. It contributes nothing to the body except calories and has been linked in some way to every major disease out there. In addition it rots your pearly whites. Refined sugar is found in white sugar, corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup, sucrose, dextrose, fructose, processed honey and ALL artificial sweeteners.
Get in the habit of reading labels and use natural sweeteners, including agave, coconut sugar, rice syrup, pure maple syrup, molasses, stevia, Rapadura (dehydrated cane sugar juice) or raw, unfiltered honey. Remember that Sugar is certainly not your enemy-Refined and processed sugars are! Throw those cookies out and clean house!
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