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Can you find a cereal with more sugar than Kellogg’s Froot Loops? Yes Kellogg’s Honey Smacks!

When I was a kid (and this will be showing my age lol) in New Zealand, I remember just 4 cereals, and none with added sugar. Rice bubbles (puffed rice), Wheaties (wheat grains heated and rolled) and cornflakes (corn flakes heated and rolled). There was also porridge, the whole grain sort that took some cooking. […]

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Steve Hansen, NZ All Black Rugby coach pushes “food” that contributes to obesity epidemic.

I was watching TV last night, and one of those wonderful adverts with Steven Hansen, possibly the best All Black coach ever came on. Hmm. Would the All Blacks really eat such non-food? The New Zealand All Blacks are the most consistently successful sports team in history over the past 100+ years. Why with all […]

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Carbohydrate density – 2 very cool charts showing low and high carbohydrate foods

  I put these charts together to show you instantly how carbohydrate dense a food is. If you are cutting down your carbohydrates – as Simon Gault the chef did in the documentary series “Why Are We Fat?” in order to reverse his type 2 diabetes, it makes it far easier to do this if […]

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Kellogg’s Nutrigrain, all that sugar as shown on “Why Are We Fat?”

  You may have noticed Simon Gault looking at labels on a number of processed food packets on “Why Are We Fat” Documentary last night on Prime TV. We saw last night in the programme how ultra-processed food is the prime culprit in our obesity epidemic. I talked about ultra-processed food in this post and […]

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Sugar – the most common reason kids get a general anesthetic in New Zealand

The most common reason children get a general anesthetic in New Zealand is to pull out painful rotting teeth, costing the taxpayer $5000.00 per operation. Back in 2012 I worked as the researcher on a programme fronted by Nigel Latta, a popular psychologist in New Zealand, as part of ‘The Hard Stuff’ series. It was […]

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How much sugar’s in my food? What to eat instead. Nigel Latta’s sugar show

NOTE: If you found value in this post, why not donate (at right) and receive my 60 page paleo (whole food eating) booklet, with all the info you need to revamp you diet for health and weight loss. Thanks, Julianne 🙂 You may have watched Nigel Latta last week- “Is sugar the new fat?” in […]

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