I get many questions from my patients that suffer from GI issues on what is healthy and what should they eat and why. I am a big fan of nutrition through whole foods rather than supplements and I spend a lot of time to educate my patients on the importance of the normal flora and… Continue reading The Importance of Prebiotics
So here is the skinny on sugar. The average American eats over 20 teaspoons of sugar a day. This adds up to approximately 142 pounds a year. Too much processed sugar in the diet has been shown to be a big risk factor in many of the western diseases: obesity, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, and diabetes Type II, to name just a few.