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Is milk good for you?

Is milk good for you?

Cow’s milk has been consumed for thousands of years, and has been touted as a healthy drink for strong bones and teeth, amongst many other benefits. Ever since we were kids, most of our parents made us drink milk at least once a day. As scientists and researchers dig deeper […]

by September 7, 2013
Drinking coffee linked to liver health

Drinking coffee linked to liver health

Who doesn’t love the smell of freshly brewed coffee in the early morning? America has had a real love affair with coffee for as long as we can remember. It awakens the mind, keeps us alert, and just seems to make our day a little better. Many of us may […]

by September 4, 2013
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
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
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
Berries may reduce heart attack risk in women

Berries may reduce heart attack risk in women

Berries are known for their potent antioxidant properties and their superfood status. New studies are showing that berries may be very effective for preventing heart attacks in women. The new analysis found that young and middle-aged women who ate three or more servings of blueberries and/or strawberries per week cut […]

by February 3, 2013