Want to Know What’s Scarier than Ghosts & Goblins of Halloween?

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You know what Halloween means: sugar, sugar, oh, and more sugar!  As early as late summer, stores began displaying festive treats conveniently packaged in small, easy-to-eat portions.  When the holiday finally arrives, we have already been gobbling up candy corn and “fun-sized” candy bars for weeks. I remember a time when I couldn’t wait for all those multi-packs chocolate bars and candies to hit the store shelves. I didn’t have to decide between two different …

Easy Ways to Cut Back on Sugar

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Do you ever find yourself craving sweet snacks? Like candy, cookies, donuts, or cake?  If you do, you’re not alone! I want to talk about sugar cravings, how they affect your brain, and ways you can start to wean yourself off of the sweet stuff! OK, so let’s talk about SUGAR!  Just to be clear, I’m talking about foods with ADDED sugar like sweet drinks, baked treats, prepared foods (like breakfast cereals), ice cream, and …