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by Scott Olson on Dec 13th 2010

I’ve been asked a lot about how effective my 30 Sugar Free Days Program is for weight loss and while I could give you a lot of diet success stories, why don’t I let the people who have been through the program let you know:   I just began my third week...

by Scott Olson on Nov 22nd 2010

How to Break a Sweet Tooth Addiction Want to learn how to break a sweet tooth addiction? That is easy. Well it is easy to say (but actually very hard to do). If you have ever tried to stop eating sugar then you know just how hard it is and new research is showing...

by Scott Olson on Nov 18th 2010

Why Does Sugar Give Me a Headache? Does eating sugar give you a headache? You are not alone. The sugar headache, otherwise known as the Holiday Headache (because we eat so much sugar on Easter, Halloween, Christmas and other holidays) has a lot in common with a...

by Scott Olson on Oct 11th 2010

Why is it that everything that tastes good bad for you? I’ve pondered this question a lot. My kids suggest that “they” should make broccoli taste good if they want people to eat it. And while I’m sure there is at least one scientist out there trying to...

by Scott Olson on Oct 29th 2008

Sugar Addiction How do you know if you are addicted to sugar? Addictions are tricky to define; there are both physical and psychological addictions. Proving something is an addiction is a bit difficult, but the test below is a test that would work for any addiction....

by Scott Olson on Oct 15th 2008

While it is hard to believe, children are now eating their weight in sugar every year. Recent studies looking into the dietary habits of our children show that they are consuming more sugar than ever before and the main culprits are exactly what you might guess:...

by Scott Olson on Oct 8th 2008

Are you sure sugar addiction is real? Most people, when asked this question will answer that, yes, they think that sugar is a real addiction. But, you might not realize just how addictive and how harmful sugar is. Sugar, it turns out, is very similar to cigarettes...

by Scott Olson on Sep 30th 2008

I get this question a lot, “why did you name your book Sugarettes?” Here is the story: I was talking to a group of people about health and we were discussing the nature of sugar and how, when you try to avoid it, it acts like a magnet. As soon as you...

by Scott Olson on Sep 22nd 2008

You might be surprised to learn how much sugar you eat in a day. Take a look at this video to see how much you are likely to eat in a day. You might not think you eat this much, but remember that in some ways, we were conservative about our estimates: we used 12...

by Scott Olson on Aug 14th 2008

Most people believe that they are addicted to sugar and most people think that this addiction is harmful to their health. Have you ever wondered why most people believe that sugar is addictive and harmful, but most organizations don’t? You would expect medical...