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 only is food addiction possible, it affects over 70 million adults across the United States. 70 million. Can you believe it? Scientific … [Read more...] about What Makes Certain Foods So Addictive?
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 as a way to cut calories. Through endless advertising, the multi-billion dollar weight loss industry has sold the goal of the … [Read more...] about New Research Proves: Artificial Sweeteners Increase Diabetes Risk
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 consumption of sugar with accelerated cancer growth. Sugar seems to exacerbate the “Warburg Effect”, the … [Read more...] about Science Defines Relationship Between Sugar & Cancer
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 in the U.S. are consuming too much sugar. If you think you’re a member of the other 25%, you may be surprised. One piece of white toast with jam, and one cup … [Read more...] about Don’t Fall For These Sugar Myths (Your Health Depends On It!)
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 be packed with hidden sugar! Granola Bars A more positive alternative to a candy bar to be sure, however many granola bars contain added sugar … [Read more...] about Surprise! 10 Sugary Foods You Thought Were Healthy