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Added or natural sugar—does it really make a difference? YES, it does. Not all types of sugar are created equal. It can get complicated but here is what you need to know. Read More
At ONIE we agree that watching the sugar you eat is a very legitimate concern. Blood glucose levels are directly affected by the amount of sugar we eat. Similarly, carbohydrates are broken down into sugar. Too much sugar in the diet can cause you to gain weight and damage your overall health. The US Dietary Guidelines recommend that we reduce consuming foods with added sugars or foods that have caloric sweeteners added to them during processing, preparation, or after preparation. Read More
Nothing says summer for me like watermelon and ONIE was offering tastings of watermelon last weekend. For us Oklahomans, watermelon is the official state vegetable. If you like factoids, here is another one. A watermelon is one of the few foods that is both a fruit and vegetable. Yes, the watermelon is a superfood. One slice has almost a fifth of the daily recommended amount of Vitamin A and C. Read More