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Diets Come and Go, But Moderation is Forever

Diets Come and Go, But Moderation is Forever

(Istock)Moderation, a great word in the lexicon of health. A word that I find creates the best possible chances for success in your search for a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Too many, my clients included, try to find ways to lose weight that require so much sacrifice that they’re once off of that fad trend, the weight comes back in a…
Is Sugar a Secret Stress Buster?

Is Sugar a Secret Stress Buster?

(Joe Raedle/Getty Images)Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages can suppress the stress hormone cortisol and stress responses in the brain–but the same isn’t true about diet drinks that contain aspartame, a new study says.“This is the first evidence that high sugar–but not aspartame–consumption may relieve stress in humans,” said Dr. Kevin D. Laugero, PhD, of the University of California, Davis, one of the…