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Does the 25-gram World Health Organization suggested limit on sugar intake include sugar from fruit juices? Answer: It does.

I recently was thirsty, on a hot day in July, and bought a fruit juice smoothie at a Shopper’s Drug Mart. On rare occasions, I buy such a drink. I noticed the bottle referred to 57 grams of sugar. The … Continue reading

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Sugar is the scourge, not fat, according to several, converging lines of evidence

An April 7, 2016 Guardian article is entitled: “The sugar conspiracy.” “In 1972,” the article notes, “a British scientist sounded the alarm that sugar – and not fat – was the greatest danger to our health. But his findings were … Continue reading

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Lobbying by food industry means Canada food labels won’t list ‘added sugar’ – Dec. 16, 2016 CBC article

A Dec. 16, 2016 CBC article is entitled: “Sugar’s on the food label, but you’ll have to guess how much has been ‘added’: Lobbying by food industry means Canada food labels won’t list ‘added sugar’”. A Dec. 16, 2016 ‘Second … Continue reading

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Free sugars cause more inflammation at a cellular level, which promotes heart disease and stroke

Click here to access previous posts about sugar > By and large, I stay within the World Health Organization sugar-consumption guidelines. WHO recommends no more than 25 grams of sugar per day. I’m keen not to produce more inflammation at … Continue reading

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Heart and Stroke Foundation urges limits to sugar intake – Sept. 9, 2014 Globe and Mail

I’ve previously shared a number of interesting reports concerned with sugar intake. As a result of reading such reports, I’ve reduced my own sugar intake (in all forms) to under 25 grams per day. From what I can gather, it’s … Continue reading

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Too much sweetness: ‘All sugars aren’t the same’ – Globe and Mail, May 2, 2014

A May 2, 2014 Globe and Mail article is entitled: “Too much sweetness: ‘All sugars aren’t the same.’” Below is an excerpt from the article, which I’ve posted as an update related to previous blog posts about sugar: But it … Continue reading

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World Health Organization recommends that no more than 5 percent of your caloric intake – that is, 25 grams – should come from sugar

I often drive by 198 New Toronto St. in south Etobicoke where Lantic Sugar is located. The first link in the sentence above gives you a Google Street view of the location. The second link gives you an overview describing … Continue reading

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Excess sugar can triple risk of dying of heart disease: report (Globe and Mail, Feb. 3, 2014)

I have an interest in evidence-based practice. The pursuit of evidence – whether scientific or other forms – is a source of motivation for me. For that reason, I’m pleased to share with you a Feb. 3, 2014 Globe and … Continue reading

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At a post regarding Cartierville and Ville St.-Laurent history, I have added comments about the history of Ville St-Laurent

Updates A May 2017 CBC interactive webpage is entitled: “Montreal is 375 years old, but how old are its buildings?” A May 17, 2017 Montreal Gazette article is entitled: “Montreal’s history did not start 375 years ago.” [End]   A … Continue reading

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How to brew loose leaf green tea – Excerpts from the Fragrant Leaf and the Kitchn

For many years, I’ve been following research about the health benefits of green tea. I love the taste of green tea – especially now that I’ve learned to brew it properly. I have an interest in evidence. Evidence is of … Continue reading

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