Posts tagged "sugar"

The Truth Will Make You Fat

At this time last year we were two months into preliminary production on our documentary “Something Sweet” which explores the role that sugar and sweeteners play in the American diet and culture. Our concept was simple: one of us (and by “one of us” I mean “me”) would avoid all foods with added sugar and... Read more »

What Are the Holidays Without A Little Tinsel?

What Are the Holidays Without A Little Tinsel?
Greetings!                 Happy New Year! It is always bittersweet to realize another year has come to an end, but in looking back we realized that 2010 was a wonderful year for us here at Blue Damen Pictures. We thought we’d take a moment to share with you some of the success that your support has... Read more »

The Woman Who Knows: Jennifer Vimbor, Nutritionist

If you’re like me then you were probably taught about healthy eating in high school health class and if you’re like me you probably slept through most of it. I remember something about a pyramid, I think, and maybe some anecdotal information about what a calorie is, but it’s ok because like every healthy, normal... Read more »
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Sara Connell: The Unsweetened Sweetheart

It was February when I had the opportunity to meet Sara Connell. I got her name from Jennifer Vimbor, the nutritionist that I’d consulted at the beginning of this project. Like me, Sara had given up foods with added sugar. Unlike me, who had been committed to this regimen for barely over a month, Sara... Read more »