That Sugar Movement


March 16, 2015

Added Sugar vs Natural Sugar

I understand that a lot of people are only now beginning their journey of understanding the role of sugar in our diets so I thought I might lay out some information to make it all a bit clearer (in case you haven’t seen the film or read the book or even if you have and … Continued
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March 14, 2015

Story: Rae

  Hi Damon, I recently watched That Sugar Film in Sydney, it was lovely meeting you and I absolutely enjoyed the movie. I have to say, it was shocking to know how we are surrounded by hidden sugar these days, and I didn’t even realise this fact till I watched your movie (I really thought … Continued
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March 3, 2015

A message from Trent

  Good Morning, Thank you so much for changing my world, for making my job easier, for telling it as it is. I’m a chef on an oil rig and have worked out here for nearly 19 years. Over the years I have tried to promote healthy eating, changing menu items, and trying to explain … Continued
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February 24, 2015

My Calorie Results

    So if you have scrolled through all 60 days of my experiment blog, you will see that I listed every food item that I ate. I thought it would a) be a great account to have for myself to one day look back on (that day wont be for a long time though) … Continued
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February 19, 2015

The Yendarra School

    Yendarra School is a Decile 1 primary school (Year 1 – 7) located in Otara – a low income community with predominantly Pacific and Maori families. Over 80 percent of the 271 children are Pacific. In 2006 the school began a series of small changes in the food and beverage environment which have … Continued
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February 17, 2015

Story: Jordanna

  In mid December 2014 my partner and I decided to get healthy and give up sugar. We started out doing a 10 day juice fast and drank only freshly pressed green juice. The detox from sugar was harsh but we both pushed through. When we started we both weighed 103.4 kgs. I was a diabetic (type 2) … Continued
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February 12, 2015

Story: Julianne

    My entire adult life I suffered from bloating, cramps and pains in my stomach. However I had no idea what caused this and no one could diagnose it. Also since about the age of 16 I have suffered from night terrors.  I usually have no recollection of this occurring unless someone wakes me up … Continued
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February 4, 2015

Story: Emma

  About 2 years ago now, when I was 18, I was feeling tired and lethargic all the time. I would wake up at 7am, have a nap at 9am for an hour or so, and then go to sleep at 8pm. I was EXHAUSTED! As an 18 year old I should have been full … Continued
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January 20, 2015

Sharon Johnston, That Sugar Film Nutritionist: Q and A

What advice do you give to people about lowering their sugar consumption? It depends on the person, their current state of health and how much processed or natural sugars they already have in their diet. For those people who are ‘all or nothing’ when it comes to diet changes or those that don’t have much … Continued
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January 15, 2015

Story: Belinda and Nick

BELINDA’S STORY I love cooking good healthy meals. I menu plan from Jamie Oliver’s cook books to make sure my family is eating right. Imagine my surprise when the doctor told me the pain in my side was a fatty liver. “But I make really good meals and I don’t drink ” I protested . He … Continued
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January 12, 2015

Day 29

Sickly Sweet When looking at the sugar family, there is actually a very distinct order of the most sweet to the least when it comes to taste. The order is fructose at the top, then a fair jump to sucrose (table sugar) then high fructose corn syrup, honey, glucose, a few others and then lactose … Continued
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January 12, 2015

Day 1

It begins… 4 grams of sugar = one teaspoon   Breakfast 1 bowl of Just Right (2.5 servings) One serving is 45g which, when measured, is not much more than a shot glass of Just Right. One serving has 12g (3 teaspoons of sugar), so 2.5 serves got me to roughly 7 teaspoons. 2 scoops … Continued
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