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Can Sugary Drinks Lead to High Blood Pressure?

March 16, 2015

You may have heard that two of the most common health problems facing adults today are diabetes and obesity. What you may not know is that many people who suffer from these conditions also tend to have other medical problems, such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol. [...]

Aspartame: Safe at Last?

March 12, 2015

Could the popular sweetener aspartame be safe to eat after all? Aspartame, also known as Equal or NutraSweet, is a non-nutritive ,zero calorie sweetener Used in many sugar-free processed food and drink products. Over the years, aspartame has gotten bad press for claims that it causes health issues such asbrain tumors, memory loss, migraines, seizures, and depression, among other things. A recent review has found that several government agencies agree that aspartame does not pose any serious health risk and is safe to consume for all. [...]

Nutrition Experts Call For Fewer Restrictions On Fat, More On Sugar

February 24, 2015

  Recently, healthcare providers and health researchers have suggested a few big changes to the eating guidelines they give to Americans. For decades, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans have suggested limiting foods with a lot of cholesterol, including: Egg yolks Red meat Butter, lard, and [...]

Diabetes Updates

February 9, 2015

Added sugars raise diabetes risk How much added sugar do you take in every year? Keep in mind that sugar is added to sodas, fruit juices, energy drinks, sauces, baked goods, candies, fried foods, and even salad dressings. According to a new study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, the average [...]
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