Podcast: Sugar? Fat Chance. Rowing for a Cause

Sugar is it too much? Sami and Meredith think so.foracause
Rowing 2400 miles to raise money and awareness on how sugar is detrimental to our health.

Sami Inkinen and Meredith Loring are rowing from San Francisco, California to Honolulu, Hawaii as part of the inaugural Great Pacific Race as a mixed pair. fat chance row, sugar, Dr. Robert LustigWhy are they doing this, unsupported-meaning they will carry all their food (no sugar or processed foods) and gear? First, as they said, “Because we can and we like a good challenge.” Plus they will be promoting healthy eating and the fight against the proliferation of sugar in the global diet.

Sami and Meredith are extra- ordinary. All funds they raise on this expedition will go to Dr. Robert Lustig’s Institute for Responsible Nutrition.

Inspired? You can show your solidarity cut sugar out of your diet and make a donation to support their expedition here.

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Ellen Goldsmith

Ellen Goldsmith

Ellen Goldsmith is a licensed and nationally board certified acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist. She has been in the field of Asian medicine for the past 30 years, teaching, speaking and working with thousands of people to give them the resources, skills and tools they seek to improve the quality of their health and lives. Ellen is the author of the well respected book, Nutritional Healing with Chinese Medicine: + 175 Recipes for Optimal Health. She is on faculty at the National University of Natural Medicine’s College of Classical Chinese Medicine in Portland, Oregon.

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