The Break Room

The lowdown on health related topics.

Finding the Best Gummy Vitamins for Kids

Finding the Best Gummy Vitamins for Kids

Just last week my kid asked if he could wash down a cookie with a soda. My registered dietitian brain nearly exploded at that request. While I do let my kids have treats, pairing sugar with sugar is a hard no in my book.

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Childhood Obesity Is On the Rise: Here’s 8 Ways to Beat It

Childhood Obesity Is On the Rise: Here’s 8 Ways to Beat It

Covid-19 isn't the only epidemic gripping the nation. According to a new report by the World Obesity Federation, obesity will affect more than 250 million kids by 2030—and 43 million of those children will be under the age of five.

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Childhood Obesity vs. Diet Culture: The Sugarbreak Take

Childhood Obesity vs. Diet Culture: The Sugarbreak Take

Finding a balance between addressing the issue of childhood obesity and not contributing to problematic diet culture is the sweet spot for the doctors at Sugarbreak.

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Is It Just a Sweet Tooth or a Sugar Addiction?

Is It Just a Sweet Tooth or a Sugar Addiction?

You just finished a meal and are looking for something sweet. You might be wondering, does this craving mean I am addicted to sugar?

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3 Low-Sugar Summer Recipes Dietitians Recommend

3 Low-Sugar Summer Recipes Dietitians Recommend

It’s time for easy, quick, & delicious meals that will keep your spirits high and your blood sugar low...

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6 Ways to Keep Your Kids Hydrated During Summer

6 Ways to Keep Your Kids Hydrated During Summer

Water is important for all things to grow and is one of the body’s most essential nutrients...

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The Misconception of Malnutrition

The Misconception of Malnutrition

There’s a mainstream misconception that someone who’s overweight can’t also be malnourished.

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Breaking it Down with Dr. Monk

Breaking it Down with Dr. Monk

Walking the line right between Natural and RX is our sweet spot, but when it comes to taking your health into your own hands, we think the more you know, the better.

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Breaking it Down with Dr. Kellis

Breaking it Down with Dr. Kellis

We love walking the line right between Natural and RX, using science as our guide when it comes to figuring out the best way for you to approach managing your blood sugar levels, sugar cravings, and T1/T2 diabetes.

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How to Track + Interpret Your Blood Sugar

How to Track + Interpret Your Blood Sugar

According to the CDC, regularly monitoring your blood sugar is the most important thing you can do to manage pre-diabetes, type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

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Women Founded, Women Run: Meet Sugarbreak co-founder Scarlett Leung & RiseWell co-founder Kori Estrada

Women Founded, Women Run: Meet Sugarbreak co-founder Scarlett Leung & RiseWell co-founder Kori Estrada

Since 1987, we’ve been celebrating Women’s History Month as a way to shine a well-deserved, big, neon light on all of women’s (nearly) unbelievable, unknown, and unendingly important contributions to history, culture, and society...

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Sweet Swaps—13 Healthy Sugar Swaps RDs Recommend

Sweet Swaps—13 Healthy Sugar Swaps RDs Recommend

Looking to have your cake and eat it too? Stick around, you’re in for a treat. When it comes to eating less sugar, our approach is realistic, not restrictive...

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Diet Fad or The Future of Health? Keto & Intermittent Fasting for Blood Sugar Management

Diet Fad or The Future of Health? Keto & Intermittent Fasting for Blood Sugar Management

The Keto Diet and Intermittent Fasting (IF) have become two of the most popular eating regimens and dietary protocols in the past few years.

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