Dr. Robert Carlson

About Dr. Robert Carlson

Here are my most recent posts

How Artificial Sweeteners Create Weight Gain & Sugar Cravings

How Artificial Sweeteners Create Weight Gain & Sugar Cravings We all know that sugar is a major enemy when it comes to weight loss. Many people trying to shed a few extra pounds struggle to beat their sugar cravings.  Fighting the psychological and physiological desire for sugar can be so difficult that many people turn […]

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A Sugar Weight Loss Plan That’s Easy To Follow!

A Sugar Weight Loss Plan That’s Easy To Follow! As you’ve heard and read hundreds of times, the way to lose weight is through eliminating sugar from your diet. No matter how true that may be or how often you’ve heard it, that doesn’t make it easy to stay on a sugar weight loss plan. So let’s look at […]

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Are Eggs Healthy?

Are Eggs Healthy? Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day. The worst thing you can do is to start it off with some toast, a bagel and glass of orange juice. Your sugar and insulin levels will blast through the roof and you will be more hungry in a few hours. […]

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How Sugar Before Exercising Can Kill Weight Loss Efforts

How Sugar Before Exercising Kills Weight Loss Efforts It’s often written that weight loss is 80% diet and 20% exercise and I believe for most people that is absolutely true. Being a three time Ironman and having run over 25 marathons, one might think I put more emphasis on exercise.  But that’s not true. I […]

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Avocado Health Benefits – A Slice Of Pure Nutrition

Avocado Health Benefits – A Slice of Pure Nutrition The avocado health benefits have been overlooked as they’ve been vilified by the low fat phobia.  Ironically, foods that are promoted by low-fat advocates contain more sugar which is a substance closely linked to heart disease, cancer, obesity and of course, diabetes. The avocado health benefits […]

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Sugar And Weight Loss – The On-Going Battle

 Sugar And Weight Loss – The On-Going Battle Sugar and weight loss is quite a topic with 65% of the population overweight or obese.  So let’s understand what happens to your body when you eat sugar.  Weight gain is obvious but there’s more. One of the most damaging effects of a sugar in your system […]

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Say Yes To Sugar Free Diet and No to Low-Fat Diet

Say Yes to Sugar Free Diet And “NO” To Low-Fat Diets!   A major failure in nutrition and health the last twenty years has been the low-fat diet. This low fat diet or we should say ‘high sugar diet’ has led to massive ongoing epidemics of obesity, type 2 diabetes and inflammation which cause heart […]

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Is Sugar Addicting? Yes, Says Growing Body of Science

Is Sugar Addicting? Yes, Says Growing Body of Science Is sugar addicting was answered recently by Bloomberg news writer, Robert Langreth, who focused on the addictive health issues of sugar starting out by stating, “Cupcakes may be addictive, just like cocaine.” An increasing number of scientific studies have identified health risks associated with high fructose corn […]

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Is Orange Juice Bad For You? Yes, A Brutal Insult To Your Liver

Is Orange Juice Bad For You? Yes, A Brutal Insult To Your Liver As a cardiac surgeon and Age Management Specialist, I repeatedly hear from new patients what a great breakfast they eat. These new patients subscribe to the myth that low-fat diets are healthy and good for them. Here’s their idea of a healthy […]

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Reversing Diabetes – How To Stop Sugar Cravings

Reversing Diabetes – How To Stop Sugar Cravings Getting control of your sugar levels by stopping sugar cravings is a major beginning point in reversing diabetes. As most of us know, the more sugar you eat, the higher your insulin spikes and the more fat you make. Most diabetics know that the key to reversing […]

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