Category Archives: Sugar

The candida protocol

Do you suffer from bladder infections? Sinus infections? Unexplained skin rashes? Or do you wonder why you have joint pain, trouble concentrating, or difficulty sleeping?  You could be experiencing a yeast overgrowth of the fungus Candida. Candida is the most common fungus in the human body and is found in areas like the mouth, digestive…
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Sugar Overload

In our country, we’ve developed a taste for sugar. Recommendations for daily sugar consumption are 25 grams for women and 36 grams for men, yet the average American consumes three times that much. Without a doubt, we have an unhealthy relationship with sugar. You obviously know that sugary drinks and desserts are sweetened, but have…
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The Sweeter Side

This post is part of our FAQ blog series. Today’s question comes from a long-time Whole Woman Health patient, who asked: “I know sugar is bad, so which sweetener alternatives do you recommend?” Many believe artificial sweeteners are better than sugar because they don’t have any calories. I don’t agree, and here’s why: Artificial sweeteners,…
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Ending Your “I’ve Gotta Have SOME!!” Addiction to Sugar

This post is part of our FAQ blog series. Today, Lisa answers a common question from patients: "How do I curb my sugar cravings?” When addressing a serious sugar addiction, I encourage clients to take a step back. Though it takes effort, use logic when battling those demons inside! Examine the reasons you want to avoid…
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