Sugar = Heroin. How to Cut Your Addiction
The good news is that you don't have to wait for government action to take control of your own health. The bad news is it's not always easy. You have to go cold turkey.
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Whether you think Mayor Michael Bloomberg's recent proposal to ban large sized sodas in New York City is government overreach, or not going far enough, this is incontrovertible: sugar is bad for you. Not only is it bad for you, it's as addictive as heroin.
And yet, the good news is that you don't have to wait for government action to take control of your own health. The bad news is it's not always easy. You have to go cold turkey.
So argues Dr. Mark Hyman in his book, The Blood Sugar Solution, which presents ten ways you can cut food addiction "by regulating your hormones, by using food as medicine, by changing the information going in your body and upgrading your biological software."
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- In 450 BCE, Greek historian Herodotus described a barge that's never been found.
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- Horseshoe crabs' blue blood is so valuable that a quart of it can be sold for $15,000.
- This is because it contains a molecule that is crucial to the medical research community.
- Today, however, new innovations have resulted in a synthetic substitute that may end the practice of farming horseshoe crabs for their blood.
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- While on Joe Rogan's podcast, he explains his thoughts on the gender differences in society.
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