Sugar Shock: The effects of sugar on you and your fertility

The Standard American Diet (SAD) is failing, and the primary culprit is sugar. Obesity and diabetes are rising to alarming levels, particularly among our children. More than a third of American youth and adolescents are overweight or obese and more than 10% have diabetes (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Those numbers are simply startling. …

Continue reading "Sugar Shock: The effects of sugar on you and your fertility"

Uses of muscovado sugar in cooking and as a sweetener

Muscovado is a versatile ingredient that can be used for baking, cooking and sweetening. It is a dark brown sugar that has far more taste and nutritional value than more refined sugars. Muscovado is a good source of potassium, calcium and iron. The taste is similar to that of molasses, and muscovado features in recipes for both sweet and savoury food. When it …

Continue reading "Uses of muscovado sugar in cooking and as a sweetener"