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Top Foods to Avoid: High Fructose Corn Syrup

Top Foods to Avoid: High Fructose Corn Syrup

High fructose corn syrup is a man-made product that is produced by using enzymes to extract sugar from stocks of corn. This sweetener should be avoided as it has been linked to a variety of maladies including obesity, cardiovascular disease,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition
The Deadly Combination of Teens and Energy Drinks

The Deadly Combination of Teens and Energy Drinks

Energy drinks seem like a tasty way to get a little boost during the midday slump but can cause serious harm or even death if used inappropriately.  In today’s busy lifestyle, many people are trying to find more hours in… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Increased Risk of Heart Attack in Younger Women

Increased Risk of Heart Attack in Younger Women

The location of extra pounds on the body does make a difference in the first of heart disease in women. A study of postmenopausal women published in the European Heart Journal found that women with a pear shape had a… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Garlic: Worth the bad breath

Garlic: Worth the bad breath

Garlic comes from Central Asia and northeastern Iran. However, it is a seasoning that is used all over the world. This spice is a relative to onion, leek, chives, and shallots. It is readily used for cooking and sautéing. The… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care
Top Foods to Avoid: Aspartame

Top Foods to Avoid: Aspartame

Aspartame (the full name is aspartylphenylalanine) is a synthetic sweeter that is marketed as a low calorie product and is often used ostensibly in conjunction with diabetes management and weight loss. The controversial sugar substitute is sold as NutriSweet, Equal… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Monsanto Vs. Health

Monsanto Vs. Health

The most popular weed killer in the United States, Roundup, has been under fire recently as its main ingredient is allegedly causing cancer in thousands of its long-term users. Glyphosate, the active ingredient causing so much turmoil, was declared a… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Contacts: Wear them with caution

Contacts: Wear them with caution

Wearing contacts is a convenient correction to vision that eliminates the extra pair of glasses. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 41 million contact lens wearers in the U.S. are practicing at least one… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Becoming brain dead is not cool

Becoming brain dead is not cool

Americans are losing their minds to Alzheimer’s disease. It’s an epidemic and it’s not typical of what’s going on in the rest of the world. The World Health Organization estimates that there are 18 million people with Alzheimer’s. Over 4… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
The Spiritual Side of Vegetarianism

The Spiritual Side of Vegetarianism

What you are about to read will literally blow your mind as it did mine when I first became aware of it. There are various scriptural quotes that put this all into perspective. In Genesis 1:30, God says, “And to… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Blood Pressure 101

Blood Pressure 101

A yearly physical or even just a normal visit to the doctor can involve having your blood pressure checked. Not everyone understands why or how important this information can be. Understanding the basics about blood pressure can lead to making… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care