Sugar – in any form – increases blood sugar levels. This has many health ramifications:

As you can see, the amount of sugar in your diet increases your risk for nearly every chronic disease.

Dr. Loren Cordain, author of “The Paleo Diet” and professor at Colorado State, recently evaluated the rise in sugar consumption and its implications for health. Our hunter/gatherer ancestors ate a mere 20 teaspoons of sugar per year. However, the annual consumption of sugar in the U.S. is 158 pounds or approximately 50 teaspoons each day.

Savor Your Health! The recipes and menus you’ll find at Healing Gourmet have 15 grams of sugar or less. Get on the healthy track today and reduce your risk of obesity and chronic disease by enjoying our low-glycemic, whole-foods creations.

Cordain, L. et al. 2005. Origins and evolutin of the Western diet: Health implications for the 21st century. Am J Clin Nutr 8(2):341-54. Review. Center for Science in the Public Interest:

About The Author

Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

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