Sweet Surrender

Sugar is everywhere: From obvious sources like candy and cookies to such hidden culprits as bread and crackers, the white stuff wreaks havoc on the human body. Sugar Blues — a free lecture tonight led by nutritional consultant and health coach Kim McCormack — will drill down into America’s sweet tooth. “This will shock you: Fifty percent of average Americans eat a half-pound of sugar per day. That’s 180 pounds a year,” says McCormack, who will break down the health effects of having a sweet tooth during her talk, and also teach ways to curb it. A graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, a long-time massage therapist and owner of lo-cal wellness business Firebright Health, McCormack will explain the sweetener connection to obesity, diabetes, cancer and various other diseases at tonight’s free Sugar Blues lecture, and also explain what a regimen of whole, unprocessed foods can do to positively impact overall health.

The lecture, hosted by Outdoor Divas at 2317 30th Street in Boulder, starts at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit firebright-health.com.
Mon., May 6, 6:30 p.m., 2013

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Bree Davies is a multimedia journalist, artist advocate and community organizer born and raised in Denver. Rooted in the world of Do-It-Yourself arts and music, Davies co-founded Titwrench experimental music festival, is host of the local music and comedy show Sounds on 29th on CPT12 Colorado Public Television and is creator and host of the civic and social issue-focused podcast, Hello? Denver? Are You Still There? Her work is centered on a passionate advocacy for all ages, accessible, inclusive, non-commercial and autonomous DIY art spaces and music venues in Denver.
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