Sugar is sugar is sugar, right? Or is it?


Sugar is sugar is sugar, right? Or is it?

Healthy by Nature radio show this week

Stephen Hotze, MD will join us to talk about the top hormones to manage stress during the holidays. But, first up…Do you know what ceramide is? Neither did I until recently. We will ask nutrition expert, herbalist and educator, Tim Mount to explain how ceramide helps skin and even migraines. We will also discuss eyes, dry skin and lips. Call the live show with questions at 1-800-281-8255. Click here to find podcasts, show archives and how to listen nationwide.

Sugar by any other name…may be something else


Don’t let the chemical symbol for fructose scare you away. I am not in the mood for chemistry class either. However, we keep hearing that we should eat less sugar without a clarification that not all sugars have the same effect on the body. In the blog this week I discuss the science showing which type is the most important to avoid to prevent obesity, diabetes, heart disease, brain trouble, leaky gut and early aging. I also reveal where this type hides.

Click here to read this week’s blog.

Last Week Follow-up

LISTEN to that show in the archives.

Transformation expert, Kat James, joined us to discuss the body’s amazing ability to reset to normal in a very short time. We also covered how to avoid some of the holiday digestive pitfalls. Kat is the author of The Truth About Beauty.

Knowing that so much of what we put on the skin is absorbed makes some of the chemicals in commercial body care products a bit scary. For example, until recently, a popular baby shampoo contained chemicals that can cause cancer. We discussed the higher product standards used in Lily of the Desert’s new personal care line with my second guest, Kim McClure.

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The Probiotic Cure. We now know that the microorganisms in our gut are a crucial part of our human instruction manual and that they control thousands of biological functions in our bodies. It is past time that we learned how to care for them because important varieties are disappearing and leaving illness behind.

Fat-Free Folly. Challenges dangerous mainstream thinking about fats. Supported with generous amounts of current science and grounded in a common sense historical framework. Learn how to build health and lose weight while enjoying more delicious food.

Natural Alternatives to Nexium, Maalox, Tagamet, Prilosec & Other Acid Blockers. Subtitle: What to Use to Relieve Acid Reflux, Heartburn, and Gastric Ailments.
Besides explaining the dangers of these medications and helping fix the real cause (which is seldom too much acid) this book is also helpful for solving other digestive problems.

Aloe Vera – Modern Science Sheds Light on an Ancient Herbal Remedy. Research shows that Aloe has benefit beyond skin and digestion–also for immune function, detoxification, nutrient absorption, blood antioxidant levels, blood sugar regulation and more. Learn how to pick the most potent brands.

The information contained in this newsletter has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The contents are for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice.

Copyright 2016 Martie Whittekin, CCN

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