In September 2013, a bombshell report found that 30%–40% of healthcare expenditures in the USA go to help address issues that are closely tied to the excess consumption of sugar.
By designing and selling addictive, low quality and disease-promoting products, Big Food has achieved the unthinkable: to create a dedicated army of health-compromised, addicted fans, whose cognitive, biochemical and even genetic potential to break free of their addiction is hijacked before birth.
Could fructose be as addictive as alcohol, a socially sanctioned drug that millions are addicted to around the world?
Whereas many within the mainstream medical community insist on promoting the belief that the link between certain types of food with an increased risk of cancer is "weak" or only "nominally significant," the scientific evidence continues to accumulate indicating sugar feeds cancer.
The American Heart Association and the federal government disagree on how much sugar is too much. Follow the government guidelines for just 2 weeks and you may increase your heart disease risk.
Is your yogurt damaging your health? Are these highly processed ingredients in your grocery store yogurt?
Will aspartame in our milk be the new attractive 'diet' drink? The latest debate with letting you know what is in the food consumed is designed to make milk the new attractive 'diet' drink, along with many milk products.
New research from New York State University has confirmed a link exists between Bisphenol A (BPA) and obesity. But there are a few caveats that reveal an even bigger link exposed in other research: The combination of sugary sodas in canned and plastic containers.
Salt has gotten a bad rap when it comes to blood pressure. Sugar is the real culprit.
Researchers from the The Netherlands' Utrecht University Medical Center have determined in a large study that a diet rich in soft drinks, fries and snacks substantially increases the risk of type 2 diabetes.
New research suggests that maple syrup, despite being a concentrated source of "sugar," possesses significant anti-cancer properties
The government has gone to great lengths to downplay the connection between sugar and tooth decay. The result has been more profits for the sugar industry and more cavities for kids.
What I discovered in my own Keurig was shocking and sickening and why I am kicking my Keurig to the curb.
Increasingly, it is hard to find honey being used in foods or as a sweetener. Instead, sugar and corn-derived high fructose corn syrup has displaced it. But honey is vastly different than sugar.
High-fructose corn syrup is the primary source of calories in the United States. In addition to containing mercury, a known carcinogen, cancer cells actually feed on high-fructose corn syrup after it is metabolized by the liver. A recent study, published in the Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets, examined the link between refined sugar and cancer.
Studies confirm that consuming nutrient-dense 100% orange juice and dried fruits encourages weight loss and increases general nutrition.