Author: Karen Jensen

About The Author

Karen Jensen

“Over the years my patients have been the fuel for the fire that has kept my passion alive in the field of medicine. By listening empathetically, I was able to keep in touch with both the art and science of medicine while staying grounded in caring for the needs of my patients. Although I am retired from clinical practice, I continue to speak and write books, in order to educate and support people to make healthier choices to achieve optimal health!”

How Sugar Affects Your Health

When life is good or people are appreciated, we humans use language that relates to something sweet. And when the opposite is true, well, Mary Poppins said it best: “A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.” We addictively turn to sugar when our “medicine” is a hard task, a big disappointment, or just a long, rough day. I guess you could say that when the going gets tough, the tough get going… to the freezer for ice cream!

Ah, but if only sugar’s story was
that sweet.

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