Tag Archives: Sugar

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Sugar binges raise our risk of getting a bowel disease

There’s not a good thing to say about sugar. The list of the problems it causes gets longer and longer. Now you can add ­inflammation of the bowel to that list. Short-term increases in sugar consumption, such as binges of ­chocolate, ice cream and sugary drinks, such as a caramel latte and cream (25 spoonfuls… Read More »

The Sugar Monster

Do you want to lose weight but just can not take it off or keep it off. Why not? What are you doing that you should not be doing. The first thing that comes to our minds is that you are a victim of the sugar monster. Yes that monster is everywhere and in almost… Read More »

Alan Sugar health: Apprentice star was rushed to A&E after his doctor’s discovery

Alan Michael Sugar was born in 1947 and is a business magnate, media personality, politician and political advisor. Born in Hackney, Sugar became a self-made millionaire with his consumer electronics company, Amstrad, which he sold to BSkyB for a whopping £125 million. He is a member of the House of Lords Temporal and was knighted… Read More »

Is the ‘sugar rush’ a myth?

It is common knowledge that consuming a large quantity of sugar can give you a physical and psychological high. A recent analysis concludes that, in fact, the reverse might be true. Does sugar really give us a psychological boost? It will have escaped nobody’s attention that sugar consumption across the United States has skyrocketed. In… Read More »

Public Health: You’d Be Surprised at How Many Foods Contain Added Sugar

You may know there’s added sugar in your Coke or cookies. But did you know that it’s in your salad dressing, pasta sauce and bread? The Food and Drug Administration came out Friday with its new template for nutrition labels. One big change was the addition of a line for “added sugar,” to be placed… Read More »