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Healthy Kids

TIPS: Avoid giving your kids a high-sugar snack before a practice or game. Too much sugar causes energy peaks, followed by a crashing low which leaves them tired, irritable and unable to concentrate. Offer your kids a healthier snack alternative, … Continue reading

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Sugar Nuggets

SURROUNDED BY SUGAR By Luigi Gratton, M.D., M.P.H. I always encourage my patients, when shopping, to avoid sugar and, instead, look for protein. Since we live in a carbohydrate-rich society, it’s not always easy to find low-calorie, healthful foods, which … Continue reading

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