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Splenda suppresses thyroid function and promotes weight gain

Splenda suppresses thyroid function and promotes weight gain

Splenda suppresses thyroid function and promotes weight gain, according to a new study from the European Journal of Nutrition. There has been so much controversy surrounding artificial sweeteners and Splenda is no exception. Its slogan: “Made from sugar, so it tastes like sugar has changed” after the company was sued […]

by January 19, 2017
Eating red meat can cause diverticulitis

Eating red meat can cause diverticulitis

Eating red meat can cause diverticulitis, according to the latest research from the British Medical Journal. This adds to the growing list of negative effects of high red meat consumption. A high dietary intake of red meat, particularly unprocessed, is linked to a greater risk of the common inflammatory bowel […]

by January 17, 2017
Hot peppers: Nature’s key to a longer life

Hot peppers: Nature’s key to a longer life

Hot peppers: Nature’s key to a longer life. That’s what a new study from the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont found. Chili peppers are well known for their anti-inflammatory properties that are responsible for many health benefits. We have reported on many of these benefits, including […]

by January 15, 2017
5 healthy snacks to keep at your desk at work

5 healthy snacks to keep at your desk at work

We are giving you 5 healthy snacks to keep at your desk at work, so you don’t have to rely on pre-packaged ones with questionable ingredients. Healthy snacks are hard to find. Most “snacks” nowadays are highly processed foods or foods that are packed with sugar, sodium, artificial sweeteners, or […]

by January 14, 2017
Do you have headaches? You may need more of this vitamin

Do you have headaches? You may need more of this vitamin

Do you suffer from headaches, and you’ve tried everything, but you can’t quite figure out what’s wrong? You may need more of this vitamin: vitamin D. Vitamin D is often known as the sun vitamin, because you can get a good amount of your daily intake by getting sun exposure […]

by January 12, 2017
Amazing visual of one scientists gut microbe changes over a year

Amazing visual of one scientists gut microbe changes over a year

This amazing visual of one scientists gut microbe changes over a year is an eye-opener to how much your environment and diet can affect your gut. Where you live and what you eat can rapidly affect the types of good bacteria in your body. To learn how this bacteria changes […]

by January 11, 2017
Breast milk antioxidant prevents liver disease

Breast milk antioxidant prevents liver disease

According to new research from University of Colorado Anschutz, a breast milk antioxidant prevents liver disease. Breastfeeding is the best source of nutrition for infants, hands down. It is the perfect blend of vitamins, proteins, and healthy fats, all designed to help your baby grow. Research has shown that breastfeeding […]

by January 10, 2017
Controversial pesticide is linked to Parkinson’s disease

Controversial pesticide is linked to Parkinson’s disease

A controversial pesticide is linked to Parkinson’s disease, according to a culmination of over two decades of medical and scientific research. The research has linked one of the longest used and most common pesticides, paraquat, to Parkinson’s. Britain, Europe, and China have already banned the substance, but it is still […]

by January 9, 2017