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.
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. One study, published in the Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets, examined the link between refined sugar and cancer.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
You may think that staying slim and eating healthfully means NO sweets, but guess what? There are natural and delicious sweeteners that won’t wreck your diet, and are even GOOD for you!
Research suggests that maple syrup, despite being a concentrated source of "sugar," possesses significant anti-cancer properties
Is your yogurt damaging your health? Are these highly processed ingredients in your grocery store yogurt?
Millions of pounds are consumed annually, yet it may be more like a drug than a food and just as damaging and addictive as alcohol...
Salt has gotten a bad rap when it comes to blood pressure. Sugar is the real culprit
What I discovered in my own Keurig was shocking and sickening and why I am kicking my Keurig to the curb