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Author Archives: Karen Bentley

Author, Educator, Founder of The SugarFreeInstitute and SugarFree Nutrition and Weight Loss Expert. Over 15 published books. The Power to Stop: Stopping as a path to personal power, self-love and enlightenment is currently a bestseller on Amazon Kindle. For more info visit www.sugarfreeinstitute.com, www.powertostop.com or www.karenbentley.com.

Addiction as a Doorway to Accelerated Spiritual Growth


Rather than perceiving addictive behavior as undesirable and dastardly, you can make it the doorway to spiritual and personal growth. Read More »

Aspartame: A Dangerous Excitotoxin That Can Damage Your Brain


Aspartame is still found in some 6,000 food products, even though every single ingredient in the aspartame recipe has the potential to result in brain damage. Read More »

Omega-6 Polyunsaturated Fats Not ‘All Good’


Omega-6 fats aren't unreservedly healthful. Read on to learn some of the nutritional science behind what our bodies do with omega-3 and omega-6 fats. Read More »

The American Diabetes Association (ADA): Shameful or Shameless?


The American Diabetes Association aspires to be a billion-dollar nonprofit player. To reach this goal, it needs to perform like the nonprofit big boys. Read More »

Artificial Sweeteners and Sugar Alcohols: Are They Safe?


What you need to know about the many artificial sweeteners we find in our foods today. Read More »

Shame on Nabisco: Oreo Commercial Teaches Violence to Kids

The beloved cookie is now a symbol of war. Read More »

Diane Schuler and the Scientific Link Between Binge Eating and Binge Drinking

Diane Schuler, the woman who caused the tragic accident on the Taconic Parkway, was obese and probably a binge eater. Binge eating and binge drinking have been scientifically linked. Read More »

Paula Deen: Poster Child for Type 2 Diabetes and Excessive Sugar Consumption

Paula Deen is not a badass. She reflects a basic lack of awareness about the unhealthy, toxic impact of eating sugar. Read More »

Book Review: Why We Get Fat and What to Do About It by Gary Taubes

Bad and incomplete science corrupts weight loss advice. Read More »

Weight Loss Secret: Make It Easier, Not Harder!

High intensity weight loss practices cannot be sustained; they cause burn-out, and create a contrary/opposite result. Read More »