October 23, 2014

‘Tis the season for sweets — and restraint

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By Dr. Norman K. BrownUTU Medical Consultant When I want to get started on a job that I have been putting off, I eat a few chocolate chip cookies (think sugar), and my enthusiasm picks right up and I am on my way.   Unfortunately, there is a downside to our easy access to energy-packed food [...]

Quit smoking, lose weight, feel better

By Dr. Norman K. Brown UTU medical consultant Hold the ketchup. Did you know that ketchup contains fructose, a processed sugar? I’ll get back to this shortly. Many of our common diseases are aggravated by — or even caused by — the way we live, especially how we eat, how much we exercise, and if [...]