Sugar as Love. Sugar Addiction, Kids and Pregnancy

Grandma always had treats for us. My mom was/is a serious sugar addict and it has negatively affected her health in a big way. This new video tells the whole story: https://youtu.be/9fu0Y23IbkM We get a lot of questions about giving sugar to kids. The honesty in the requests for information or advice is heart wrenching. They… Read the full article...

It’s seriously not your fault. Your addiction to sugar has always been outside of your responsibility. As Doctor Lustig says in the video: “No one can exert cognitive inhibition, willpower, over a biochemical drive that goes on every minute, of every day, of every year.” Let me clarify. The addiction TO sugar is not your… Read the full article...

We’ve talked a lot about how sugar affects our body and even one of my strong beliefs on how it affects your emotions. What we haven’t talked that much about is how sugar affects your brain. One of the more difficult things for me to convey to folks, in over 25 years of dealing with… Read the full article...

Admitting you're a sugar addict

They say the first step in solving any problem is to admit you have it… I’d have to say that’s true for me and most all the folks I’ve worked with. When I first started thinking about quitting sugar I was in pretty heavy denial. I had quit using caffeine because it was giving me… Read the full article...

Cristin E. Kearns, DDS

I hate the stupid, old term “empty calories." I think it creates a dangerous complacency. But it’s still in use even today. A kind of “no big deal” - it’s just empty calories. Not great for my weight but otherwise a harmless little treat. While it seems to be fading in use these days (thank… Read the full article...