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Big Food and Sugar Pays for Favorable Sciencejaklizard

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 20:02:56 +0000

The following comes to us from Yahoo News (used with permission)… From Yahoo—Finance, Sugar and Heart Disease The food industry has funded research in an effort to influence nutrition science and health policy for more than half a century, new research out Monday has found. It’s no secret that industry funds such efforts today: An investigation […]

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Sugar Suppresses the Immune Systemjaklizard

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 20:01:50 +0000

© 2015 Nancy Appleton & G.N. Jacobs Somewhere in our list article (141 Reasons Sugar Ruins Your Health) we clearly state that sugar suppresses the immune system. What does immune suppression look like? How is it measured? More importantly, how long has the data been available to health professionals to use as one more reason […]

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Are You Fed Up?jaklizardObserved by the Staff walking home from Fed Up on 6/4/2014

Fri, 06 Jun 2014 06:31:28 +0000

© 2014 Nancy Appleton Ph.D & G.N. Jacobs We might have reached the tipping point in combatting the excessive sugar in the American diet that increasingly leads to diabetes, heart disease, cancer and a whole lot of ways to commit suicide (blatant plug). Veteran newswoman, Katie Couric, just released her documentary Fed Upthat may finally […]

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Reading LabelsjaklizardFig. A - Generic labelFig. B - Transitional Coke LabelFig. C - Normal 20-ounce Coke labelFig. D - Calorie listings on Coke labelsFig. E - 12-ounce Coke labelFig. F - Strawberry jam label cut from jarFig. G - Restaurant pack of brand name strawberry jam

Thu, 15 May 2014 18:42:58 +0000

© 2014 G.N. Jacobs Would you know how to read a Coca-Cola label or the similar labels on any other food product sold in America? Well, don’t feel bad, even I had had to look it up when the new labels were mandated in 1994[i]. Yes, picking on Coca-Cola by presenting two versions of the […]

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Just Dessertsjaklizard

Fri, 16 Nov 2012 07:55:50 +0000

© 2012 Nancy Appleton PhD & G.N. Jacobs From my point of view, we are on the cusp of a major advance forward in nutrition as seen in the public sphere. Hostess Baked Goods may decide to completely liquidate. Yes, you heard me – Twinkies and Wonder Bread may disappear into brand oblivion. Please give […]

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I Told You Sojaklizard

Thu, 26 Apr 2012 20:31:28 +0000

© 2012 Nancy Appleton PhD & G.N. Jacobs If you have been watching the news recently, you’ll understand if I take a moment to enjoy that the tide may be turning on sugar. Perhaps, I should pull a Sally Field Oscar Speech and thank everybody on the planet, including CBS News. Okay, I’m fine now. […]

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Paula Deen Folliesjaklizard

Sun, 29 Jan 2012 22:31:48 +0000

© 2012 Nancy Appleton PhD & G.N. Jacobs  I’m not sure how to react to celebrity chef Paula Deen’s delayed announcement of contracting diabetes. Do I give full vent to the same schadenfreude as when I learned that many tobacco executives die of lung cancer? I don’t think I can pull off kicking that woman […]

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We Can’t Make This Stuff Upjaklizard

Tue, 03 Jan 2012 04:29:02 +0000

© 2012 Nancy Appleton PhD and G.N. Jacobs  Those of you that may have already read our book Killer Colas may remember that we asserted that drinking soda is much like drinking battery acid. You may also remember that we tried several times to replicate a demonstration from Mr. Jacobs’ youth where freshly pulled teeth […]

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