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The dangers of Splenda

The dangers of Splenda

There has been so much controversy surrounding artificial sweeteners and Splenda is no exception. So we have what done some research and have gathered what you need to know about Splenda. What  are the dangers of Splenda? Its slogan “Made from sugar, so it tastes like sugar has changed” after […]

by September 3, 2013
The truth behind the teas your are drinking

The truth behind the teas your are drinking

There’s nothing like a hot cup of tea to get you through a long stressful day or to decompress. It has a way of providing energy, soothing the soul, and refreshing your spirits. Tea has been used for millenniums starting in China as a potent tonic with a huge range […]

by August 29, 2013
Diet soda makes you fat

Diet soda makes you fat

Diet sodas have been marketed as a better drink choice than regular soda. New ads from major soda companies have promoted their efforts to reduce obesity by releasing a product that has much fewer calories than regular soda. These ads also highlight the fact that they have removed sugary drinks […]

by August 25, 2013
New MRI technique confirms that cancer feeds on sugar

New MRI technique confirms that cancer feeds on sugar

Sugar is in many foods and can be detrimental to our health when consumed too often. It has been linked to many ailments including heart disease, diabetes, candida, weak immune system, and cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, “About 1,660,290 new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2013, […]

by August 3, 2013
The danger of using aspartame

The danger of using aspartame

The danger of using aspartame is growing. Here are some facts. Aspartame is “the” name for sweeteners such as NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful, and Equal-Measure. It is an artificial sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages. There is more evidence about the danger of aspartame. James Schlatter […]

by July 16, 2013
Too much omega-6s can increase heart risks

Too much omega-6s can increase heart risks

Omega-3 fatty acids are beneficial for the heart and brain and their many health benefits are numerous. Yet, excess consumption of omega-6 fatty acids can actually be detrimental to our health. According to a publication from the National Institutes of Health, evidence is piling up that contradicts popular belief about omega-6 […]

by June 12, 2013
5 mainstream nutrition myths uncovered

5 mainstream nutrition myths uncovered

There are many health myths. Fortunately the truth always finds its way. It is important to know your foods and understand food labels. Here are five common myths and the real truth behind them that may shock you. Myth #1 – Artificial sweeteners are safe alternatives to real sugar for […]

by May 27, 2013
Processed meats may accelerate death

Processed meats may accelerate death

Processed meats such as hot dogs, pepperoni, and salami have been known for their heavy content in fats. A large population study shows that there are connections between processed meats and dying early. The study also shows that a diet with processed meats can raise the risk of cancer and […]

by May 18, 2013