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Fruits Can Cause Weight Gain? It’s True – But Only If You Drink Them

Glass jars filled with fruit juices

Fruits are healthy and healthy foods shouldn’t make you gain weight… right?” The key in this case is the way in which fruits are consumed. A recent study that found that drinking fruit juice (yes, even 100% juice) actually contributes to weight ...

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Food Labels De-Coded – Which Words Really Matter?

Nutrition label

There are seemingly endless descriptors starting to pop up on the labels of our favorite foods. Some supermarkets are even creating entirely new sections in their stores which are fully dedicated to some of these labels. Let’s first define each ...

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What Makes Certain Foods So Addictive?

3 colorful bowls of ice cream

Everyone has certain foods that they absolutely love. What happens with that love for a food turns into a dependency? Is food addiction possible, and if so what makes certain foods more addictive than others? Research is finding that not ...

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New Research Proves: Artificial Sweeteners Increase Diabetes Risk

Cup of tea with spoon of sweeter

As traditional sugar gets more and more bad press from health researchers, people are turning to artificial sweeteners. In the U.S., 40% of adults and 25% of children report consuming artificial sweeteners on a daily basis. Many use these sweeteners ...

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Science Defines Relationship Between Sugar & Cancer

Sugar cubes spelling out the word cancer

Excess sugar doesn’t just affect blood sugar. It triggers elevations in blood pressure, cholesterol, and heart rate – increasing your risk of heart disease, heart attack, stroke, and a host of other diabetes-related complications. New research is now connecting the ...

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Don’t Fall For These Sugar Myths (Your Health Depends On It!)

White and brown sugar powdered and cubed

There is a lot of information out there about health and about sugar. What should we believe… what’s really true? Let’s address a few myths about sugar. Myth # 1 – “I don’t eat too much sugar.” 75% of individuals ...

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Surprise! 10 Sugary Foods You Thought Were Healthy

Glass of orange juice and sliced fresh orange

You’re trying to make positive choices to benefit your health and blood sugar levels. However, sugar is sneaking its way into your diet – under the guise of “healthy” products! Here are 10 foods you thought were healthy, but could ...

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Sugar Is Deadly- Even For “Healthy” People

Sugar cubes in wooden spoon

Did you think sugar was something only diabetics had to worry about? Well… think again! A new study by researchers from the University of Surrey found that for otherwise “healthy” individuals, levels of fat in the blood and in the ...

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Fat Is Good, Sugar Is Bad – Research Continues To Prove The Truth

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Decades ago, the sugar industry paid off Harvard scientists to lie about what roles sugar and fat play in your diet. Even though there was plenty of evidence to prove them wrong, these scientists chose to publish only the studies ...

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Do Artificial Sweeteners Help Or Hurt Weight Loss?

Man putting artificial sweetener in his tea

As the evils of sugar come farther and farther into the light, people are turning to artificial alternatives to get their “sweet fix.” In the U.S., 40% of adults and 25% of children report consuming artificial sweeteners on a daily ...

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