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Frick and Frack

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. Over eighty years ago, Frick and Frack were the stage…

Safeguard the Workout

BY DEAN L. JONES, C.P.M. Exercising vigorously may give you the feeling that you have…

Nowhere to Run

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. When it comes to eating packaged foods and beverages producers…

Cookie Prison

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. This past Tuesday was the 100th anniversary of the Oreo…

Packaged Trouble

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. Recent health reports show that the rising obesity rate in…

Pure Coconut Palm Sugar

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. Limiting processing sugar is a growing advice offered by the…

Bone Thrashing

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. Bone loss is being diagnosed so frequently that osteoporosis is…

Societal Intervention

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. This PACE exclusive community service health column has focused on…

Unchecked

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have classified processed…

A Cheerless Rejoice

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. The 1950’s placed me smack in the middle of the…

Wrongly Acquired Taste

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. Some items are definitely an acquired taste and there is…

Give It Up

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. For those who will be bringing in the New Year…

Regain Control

The discussion surrounding the importance of how much processed sugar should we have in our…

Alcohol Hangover

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. There are a number of us who think that the…

Break ‘From Cereals’ Fast

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. Of our commonly described meals —breakfast, lunch and dinner— it…

Sugar Alert – Taste Bud-nappers

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. At times I feel as if I am living in…

Sugar Alert! Festive Dining

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. Overzealous food preparers are more likely to use excessive amounts…

Sugar Alert! Dough Ball of Confusion

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. If our U.S. congressional representatives get their way public school…

Protected—Unaffected—Immune

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. The human body is more susceptible to bacterial or viral…

Sugar Alert – Purge the Box

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. This week, I met two new business contemporaries and we…

Sugar Alert – Tooth Decay Cometh

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. The US candy manufacturing industry includes an estimated 1,600 companies…

Sugar Alert – Are the Facts Clear?

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. If you were asked to identify between Galactose, Saccharin, Glucose,…

Sugar Alert – Indigestible Tax

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. Did you ever imagine a time when the government would impose…

Sugar Alert – The Scourge of Diabetes

 By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. Unfortunately, if not inflicted personally, we have family, friends, neighbors…

Sugar Alert – Cantaloupe Trouble

Right at the height of people turning toward consuming more fruits and vegetables, another food-borne…

Sugar Alert! – Memory Problems

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. Diabetes suffers are twice as likely to have or develop…

Sugar Alert – Corn Ball Logic

Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is added too often into many…

LAUSD Dishes Up Nutrition

Sugar Alert! LAUSD Dishes Up NutritionDean L. Jones, C.P.M. The Los Angeles Unified School District…

Sugar Alert – Yet Another Disease Rises

Man, what heartbreak to learn this week that Venus Williams had to pull herself out…

NOT SO SMOOTH SNACKS

There was a time when I believed drinking an Orange Julius original beverage was everything…

Drinking 100% Orange Juice Under False Pretenses

Sugar Alert – Drinking 100% Orange Juice Under False PretensesDean L. Jones, C.P.M. It is…

Black Food Revolution

Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. Sometimes you may find yourself craving sugary tastes that you regretfully…

Tooth Decay

Diabetes

Immune System

Liver

Coronary

Circulatory

Allergies

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News About Antibiotics

 By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. Clear medical evidence is available that when processed sugar is…

SUGAR ALERT – CHEWABLE ≠ EDIBLE

In a variety of phrases mothers everywhere have verbalized to their children two distinct words…

Sugar Alert – Skin Jeopardy

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. A strong possibility from eating too much processed sugar is…

Is Sugar Toxic?

 By GARY TAUBES On May 26, 2009, Robert Lustig gave a lecture called “Sugar: The…

Avocado

Avocado Avocados are high in fat, but its monounsaturated fat can help lower cholesterol and…

Sugar Alert! – Sneak Attack of Fat

Recently, more information is circulating about the all too common potato chip, which is seriously…

Sugar Alert – Not So Fast Agave

Eating artificial sweeteners is a serious and complex matter.  Even some artificial sweeteners labeled as…

Sugar Alert – Allergy Evasion

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. When taking a standard allergy test the amount of refined…

Sugar Alert – Aspartame Mania

Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. March is National Women’s History Month, which brings to mind current…

Sugar Alert – Address the Cause

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. Product promoters have been aiming and paying a lot of…

Sugar Alert – Food Components to Reduce

Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. On average, American men, women, and children consume too much, in…

SUGAR ALERT! – Sweet Sticky Thing

By Dean Jones, C.P.M. Mostly considered a contact illness, the common cold virus passes from…

Sugar Alert – The Fat Man

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. When I was about twelve years old, there was a…

Sugar Alert – The U.S. Home Plate

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. Yet another approach to eating well was announced this month…

Sugar Alert – Small Print Size

 By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. Regularly consuming lots of processed sugar and starchy foods are…

Sugar Alert – The Right Pair of Shoes

By Dean L. Jones, C.P.M. Commonly, people lean toward the concept and/or practice of taking…

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Obesity

Tooth Decay

Depression

Immune System

Coronary Heart Disease

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Sugar Alert – Life is ‘Type’ 2 Short

Yesterday evening, while inside a Mini Mart, I was in line next to a young…

Safeguarding Our Immune Systems

Keeping our body’s immune system strong is paramount. There are four easy ways of doing…

Soda Drinking Limits

Most sodas average 150 calories per can, plus 10 teaspoons of added sugar. Studies reflect 75%…