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There are a lot of folks online advocating that we give up all sugar. I ask you, is this necessary? Even cavemen ate honey. Natural sweeteners have been a part of every day life around the world for millenia. The key is to eat unrefined, natural sweeteners as often as you can, and eat refined sugar in moderation.
Check out some of the natural sweeteners and sweets I found at Natural Products ExpoWest this year…
Who doesn’t love a stack of pancakes with real maple syrup on a lazy weekend morning? I know I do, and so does my husband, Seth. If we’re not going out to brunch on Sunday, we’re at home, whipping up these pancakes and juicing some fresh squeezed orange juice.
These pancakes are so delicious, you would never know that they are (a) whole grain (b) sprouted or (c) gluten-free. They just taste like fluffy, perfect pancakes.
In this guest post, Matt Stone of 180 Degree Health explains why carbohydrates do not cause insulin resistance.
He writes: “Insulin resistance, in my experience, is a condition that is easy to overcome assuming you are consuming plenty of carbohydrates and doing other important things to stimulate metabolism and decrease stress hormone secretion.”
I am always amazed at the stuff we drink all day. Soft drinks full of high-fructose corn syrup, diet drinks full of aspartame, iced tea and coffee with enough caffeine to blow out your adrenal glands. I’m not knocking anyone. I used to drink all that junk, too.
It wasn’t until I ditched soda pop five years ago, and coffee a year later, that I had to start seeking out alternatives. Like herbal tea and sparkling water and kombucha. Luckily, there are so many excellent options out there these days.
Check out all the fabulous drinks I found at Natural Products ExpoWest 2012:
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