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Sugar is not the root cause of Obesity

Many people believe that sugar is fattening and causes obesity. Sugar is a carbohydrate, and all carbohydrates provide 4 kilocalories per gram. High fat, not sugar, intakes are associated with a greater risk of obesity. Fat is a more concentrated source of energy, and provides 9 kilocalories per gram. However, many foods high in sugar, […]

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The Dirty Word.. FAT.

Ask anybody and they will tell you, FAT is a dirty word. Fat is associated with looking bad, feeling bad and worst of all, nobody wants to hang around or know fat. In our diet, fat is associated with greasy food that clogs the arteries and causes all sorts of heart diseases. Yet not all […]

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