#51 Sugar, Sugar: Debunking Myths About the Sweet Stuff


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Sugar. It’s loved, it’s feared, and apparently it’s in everything. In pop culture, this often leads to it being demonized. At Opal: Food + Body Wisdom, we’re debunking sugar myths, normalizing sugar, and talking about how sugar can be a part of any and everyone’s attuned eating style. Host Carter Umhau, LMHC sits down with Opal Co-Founder and Nutrition Director Julie Church, RDN, CEDRD-S, CD to discuss the sweet stuff.

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Thank you to our team…

Jack Straw Cultural Center: http://www.jackstraw.org/

Aaron Davidson: https://soundcloud.com/diet75/

Hans Anderson: http://www.hfanderson.com/

In episode Links:

Myths about Diabetes (note that we do not support all the language and the fat-phobic language in this link but look for the message about sugar not causing Diabetes): http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/myths/ Sugar Addiction Review Article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27372453 Find Blood Sugar Graph and Infographic about Carbohydrates at: https://www.opalfoodandbody.com/the-appetite-episode-51-sugar-sugar-debunking-myths-about-the-sweet-stuff/

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