Tag Archive: sugar

A Tale of Two “Stevias”

Stevia is my favorite sweetener as it is about as clean as you get – free of simple carbs, fructose and the toxins in chemical sweeteners. It is made from the Stevia plant and I use a little pinch in my oatmeal in the morning. My wife also uses it in her cooking. If you…




Sugar is a Freight Train

Sugar is the jack hammer of cuisine. It is like a freight train to the taste buds. It is addictive and overpowering and our culture loves it. I know this because I had (still have) a crazy sweet tooth. I could eat ten cookies and then want more. I could eat a whole bag of…




Experiments in Clean Living

Was reflecting on all the ways I have reduced my exposure to toxins over the last few years and all the benefits I have experienced as a result. Here is a list of the things I have recently eliminated from my life either through diet and/or changing personal care products:
Meat – Stopped eating animals more…




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