Is Sugar More Addictive Than Cocaine?

MM ButtonDo you love sweets like cookies, cake, and ice cream?  Maybe you’re a pie person instead.  Join the crowd!  There are times every month that I could eat “Sugar in the Raw” straight from the packet in public.  I also crave sweets after Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons, and always after vacations when we have dessert each day.  It’s an easy habit to start, but it’s hard one to kick when vacations or holiday seasons end…..and it’s no wonder.  Sugar is addictive, and in fact, some research suggests that sugar can be just as addictive as cocaine! Continue reading “Is Sugar More Addictive Than Cocaine?” »

Can Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Be Reversed?

I can think of few things more heartbreaking than Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), but new research is showing that there is more hope than previously thought.  Recent research suggests that aerobic exercise may reverse the symptoms of FAS. Continue reading “Can Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Be Reversed?” »

Stress and Cancer

I have long believed that chronic stress should be considered a pre-disease state, but we are beginning to learn more about how this happens.  One good example is a recent study which looked at stress and cancer. Continue reading “Stress and Cancer” »

Addiction and Exercise

Are you trying to quit smoking or stop drinking alcohol?  Are you recovering from a drug addiction?  Do you struggle with prescription drug abuse or a gambling problem?  The best approach to addiction recovery may have been right under our noses all along:  exercise.  What you don’t know about this topic might just surprise you.

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Alcohol Abuse or Sugar Addiction?

All of us know those moms who like to throw a few back.  Some of them openly have a few libations and the closet drinkers carry their own sippy cups around town.  Motherhood can certainly drive us to irrational behaviors, but it’s not the best idea to abuse alcohol.  Before you have your next 12 noon happy hour, take a look at this information.

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