That Sugar Movement


October 15, 2015

Stop eating C.R.A.P.

        It’s time to #cuttheCRAP   CARBONATED DRINKS: Avoid soft drinks, sugary drinks, energy drinks, sports drinks and also fruit juices. REFINED CARBOHYDRATES: These are usually plant-based foods that have had the whole grain extracted during processing. The refining process often removes the fibre and much of the food’s nutritional value, including vitamins). … Continued
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October 12, 2015


When I was attending high school in the early 1990s, I would often race home to catch an American cartoon by the name of Roger Ramjet. This was only after I had edited a new mix tape of songs from the Top 40 of course. Roger Ramjet had a super catchy jingle with one particularly … Continued
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October 7, 2015

Is the sugar in fruit good or bad for you?

Capital Public Radio’s Lesley McClurg talks the benefits and detriments of fruit with psychiatrist and nutrition expert Elizabeth Bower alongside dietitian Kelly Deegan. Here are some key points from the article and the podcast. “Fibre (from whole fruit) slows down the sugar in your blood stream. It takes time for the digestive tract to break down … Continued
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October 1, 2015

Health scares revealed in major new study into sugary drinks

The Journal of the American College of Cardiology recently published a comprehensive new study on sugary drinks. The study reveals some shocking new links between sugary drink consumption and type 2 diabetes, heart disease and risk of stroke. Here are the key points from the article: “The review is the most comprehensive review of the evidence on … Continued
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September 29, 2015

Mai Wiru Sugar Challenge Update: September 2015

Thank you so much for your ongoing support for the Mai Wiru Sugar Challenge Foundation (MWSCF). We continue to receive donations from the public and have been very touched by everyone’s contribution. It has allowed us to move faster than we thought and we are incredibly grateful for people’s support, no matter the amount. We’ve got some great news … Continued
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September 21, 2015

Sugar and the little ones

I have now been a father for a grand total of 22 months. The experience thus far reads like an adjectives highlight reel: wonderful, terrifying, joyous, confusing, exhausting, exhilarating and at times even overwhelming. I have never been faced with this depth of love before and it can be very difficult to fully embrace at times. … Continued
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June 24, 2015

A warm and hearty thanks

With the Australian cinema release of the film now drawing to a close, I just wanted to publicly acknowledge the incredible support that we have had from rich and varied sources that has allowed the sugar message to be taken far wider than would ever have been possible with a standard cinema release. In November … Continued
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June 11, 2015

May Wiru Sugar Challenge Update: May 2015

Achievements on the APY Lands to Date (May 2015)  The Foundation has agreement with three Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara communities, Pipalyatjara, Kanpi and Kaltjiti/Fregon, to develop the Sugar Challenge Project. Also commitments from the Mai Wiru Board, the local store executives and the employed staff in these stores to cooperate with, and to provide support to the project. … Continued
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April 25, 2015

Top 10 Q and A

The following post was done by Caroline from the Ex-Sugarholic Blog in NZ. A huge thanks to her for transcribing one of the Q&A’s in New Zealand.   From the blog: Damon Gameau has placed himself in the line of fire after 66 screenings in Australia and now here in New Zealand. These are the top … Continued
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April 6, 2015

Helping those you love without being a nag

It’s always tempting when we discover something new that works for us, such as reducing sugar intake, to tell anyone and everyone who will listen. This is fine so long as they are interested, however, sometimes we are met with a friend or loved one who is not interested or can even be quite resistant. … Continued
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March 27, 2015

Story: Kris and Angus

  Hi Damon, Just wanted to say thank you for your movie and especially your book. I met you tonight at the Adelaide premiere and thank you for your time, we briefly talked about my son Angus.My 12 year old son Angus was diagnosed with global development delay when he was one due to delayed … Continued
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March 24, 2015

Story: Janine

  Hello I wanted/needed to tell you this story, for your message about sugar has touched my life in a way that is very different to those that I believe would be your normal readers. I am the mother of a 25 year old young man with a heart of gold yet a very troubled … Continued
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