• Top 3 Holiday Health Traps and How to Avoid Them

Top 3 Holiday Health Traps and How to Avoid Them

Today we are looking at ways to avoid the top three holiday traps – endless grazing, the sugar extravaganza, and dropping your exercise routine. Sound restrictive? So is being chained to the buffet table.Set a few good habits now, then relax and have a blast. You’ll thank yourself later. […]

Dr. Taz MD’s Latest HuffPo Piece: Sugar Rules

Sweetener Swap and Sugar Rules: Can We De-Sugar Our Holidays? It is our sweetest season and most exciting time of the year. Halloween ushers in the parties, treats, desserts and of course sugar. We all enjoy the festivities of the season, but watching and counting the sugar grams prevents excess holiday pounds and helps fight [...]

Three Tips for Taming a Sweet Tooth

With sugar season ramping up, these tips will help you pull in the reins.1. Replace refined sweets with nutrient-dense fruits. This will keep blood sugar fluctuations in check and give you a boost of disease-fighting phytochemicals. Blue fruits (blueberries, blackberries) fight oxidation in the brain. Apples support the liver. Cantaloupe packs a healthy dose of [...]

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Help your Child Create a Sugar Budget

Halloween is upon us and the zombies, ghouls and 3-foot-tall Darth Vaders are ready to hit the streets. But the real terror comes later – in the form of wild, sugared-up kids. The question is – how do we let our children take part while prioritizing their health (and our sanity)? […]

Dr. Taz MD’s Solutions for Living Healthy Naturally: Sugar and the Holidays

It is officially the holiday season. That means pies, cookies, gingerbread houses, and (unfortunately) fruit cake. All of these treats pack a sugar-punch that goes right to your pancreas. Of course, indulging in one or two treats is safe but having too many will cause a blood sugar spike that will lead to an inflammatory response inside [...]