Sugar Alert!

This entire web site serves to alert the public on the ill-effects received from eating too much processed sugar. Most importantly, processed sugar has zero caloric value that dangerously raises the body’s natural insulin level as soon as we eat it.  The manner in which it occurs is subtle, as too much of it into the bloodstream upsets the body’s blood-sugar balance, triggering the release of insulin. Continue reading

Cease

By Dean L. Jones, CPM

Today, the CVS/Caremark Corporation ceased to sell all tobacco products.  At the same time this company claimed a new name, CVS Health, to reflect its broader health care commitment and desire to help Americans.  Definitely this is a good move, however it sounds debatable that a company would stop carrying any product bringing in $2 billion annually. Continue reading

Inflammatory

By Dean L. Jones, CPM

Heart disease and cancer are medically considered deadly manifestations from prolonged inflammation in the body.  Prolonged inflammation, commonly referred to as chronic inflammation is routinely attributed to practicing a poor diet, or better stated it can be modified by choosing healthier foods to eat.  Mainly due to the fact that with every bite we take, we are either balancing the anti- and pro-inflammatory compounds in the body, or tipping the scale to one end.  Continue reading

Empty Cup

By Dean L. Jones, CPM

Soda sales for all soft drink manufacturers is dropping.  The general reason for the slump in soft drink sales is believed to result from people seeing how soda is harmful to one’s health.  Consumers are increasingly comprehending that the more soda one drinks the more weight one puts on, not to mention the higher chance of developing diabetes. Continue reading

Tear Here

By Dean L. Jones, CPM

While looking at a tiny single serve packet of Heinz Tomato Ketchup (0.32-Ounce), I wondered what it really meant when it says ‘Tear Here’.  The tomato ketchup ingredients listed on the packet state: tomato concentrate from red ripe tomatoes, distilled vinegar, high fructose corn syrup, corn syrup, salt, spice, natural flavors (bell pepper concentrate), onion powder, dehydrated jalapenos. Continue reading

Elephant Ears

By Dean L. Jones, CPM

Fried dough is ever so popular at this time a year for those who visit county fairs and the like.  Fried dough comes named in a large variety of ways such as fried bread, elephant ears, doughboys, scones, frying saucers, beaver’s tail, and buñuelos.  This foodstuff is virtually identical to each other, and somewhat recognizably different from other fried dough commonly devoured as doughnuts, beignets, and fritters. Continue reading

Dearth

By Dean L. Jones, CPM

The average adult is 50-65% water, and our brain is made up of about 75% water, but neither can survive more than three days without it.  This straightforward fact is shared to help raise a higher water consciousness that is sorely needed, as there is some hoodwinking moving about the country.  Continue reading