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New Research: Sugar Is Addictive

Sugar is addictive and affects our brains like a drug. And just like drugs, the longer we eat sugar the more we have to eat to get the same level of pleasure. A recent study by Australian scientists found that sugar controls the brain’s pleasure centres in a way similar to drugs like cocaine and morphine. Cutting out sugar also…

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Full-Fat Dairy Reduces Diabetes Risk

New studies show that eating full-fat dairy products not only halves the risk of diabetes, but lowers the risk of obesity. A 15-year US study of more than 3,300 people published last month in the journal Circulation found that people who had higher levels of three different byproducts of full-fat dairy had a 46% lower risk of developing diabetes. A…

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Butter Is Better

I remember the TV ad well. A pudgy father reached across his 1970’s vinyl-topped kitchen table with a stainless steel knife gripped awkwardly in his hand to carve thick slice of butter. Fat tongue to the side in hungry concentration, he was a red-faced caricature of impending heart failure. The message was clear: don’t be this guy;…