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Is sugar causing your allergies?

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Most of us love sugar. Even us health-nuts. People with the strictest diets are still so often unwilling to give up their sugar. Agave nectar, raw honey, brown rice syrup, sugar cane juice, apple juice, and sugar in the raw are just a few of the many examples of sugars …

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The sugar industry paid scientists to demonize fats in food

Sugar industry paid scientists demonize fats food

In the 1960s, the sugar industry funded research that downplayed the risks of sugar and highlighted the hazards of fat, according to a newly published article in JAMA Internal Medicine. The article draws on internal documents to show that an industry group called the Sugar Research Foundation wanted to “refute” concerns about sugar’s …

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Sugar is toxic, creates conditions for disease to exist

Sugar is toxic disease

As the obesity epidemic reaches global levels, with it comes diseases like Type 2 diabetes, heart failure, heart attack and stroke; and researchers are now saying that sugar is the ultimate culprit. In the past, nutritionists referred to sugar as “empty calories,” or calories that contain zero nutrition and therefore can …

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New MRI research reveals cancer cells thrive on processed sugar

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Do you have a sweet tooth? If so, your dietary habits could be significantly adding to your risk of developing cancer. New research published in the journal Nature Medicine has confirmed that processed sugar is one of the primary driving forces behind the growth and spread of cancer tumors, so much so …

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How cancer feeds on sugar

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Not only is sugar the primary source of excess calories in the United States, but the latest research also shows that cancer cells lap up high-fructose corn syrup, adding yet another reason to avoid it. A couple of years ago, researchers from the University of California-Los Angeles found that pancreatic tumor cells …

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6,000 GM sugar beets in Oregon destroyed by activists

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It appears as though some Americans may finally be waking up to the grim reality that calling their politicians and signing petitions is simply not enough to stem the tide of evil that has overtaken this once free country. For perhaps the first time since genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) were introduced …

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Added sugar is the number one culprit in the American health crisis

Cancer. Heart disease. High blood pressure. Obesity. Diabetes. Premature ageing. What we take for granted as hallmarks of life in the most affluent country on Earth have been popularly linked to everything from genetics to fast food. What if the real answer is so straightforward it’s as near at hand …

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How to avoid deceptively ‘healthy’ junk foods while shopping

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An increasing number of “junk” food items are now being repacked and rebranded as health food items, with claims that they contain things like added vitamins and minerals, or no trans-fats. But oftentimes such items are still just junk foods with deceptive labels, and consumers need to be aware of …

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Having unhealthy food cravings? Here is what your body really wants

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Even while kicking the standard American diet (SAD), even after leaving SAD behind, those nasty little junk or processed food cravings can re-emerge. They’re like the munchies after coming down from pot or booze. But cravings don’t need any drug or alcohol stimulus to overcome us. Cravings have more than …

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Sugary soft drinks linked to accelerated DNA ageing – study

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Consumption of sugary soda drinks such as cola and lemonade may be linked to accelerated DNA ageing, say researchers who have studied the impact of the drinks in more than 5,000 people. High-sugar fizzy drinks have been under fire from campaigners for contributing to obesity and type-2 diabetes, but this …

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5 foods that destroy your immune system

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More than likely, you want to keep your immune system running at its peak condition, and you likely put forth the effort every day by getting enough sunshine, sleeping well, and exercising. But diet also plays a huge role in our lives, and there might even be some foods you’re eating …

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What happens 1 hour after drinking a can of coke

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You’ll never want to drink a can of coke again! Something that I noticed when working as a pharmacist was why people would still gain weight even though they were following a strict low fat diet recommended to them by their doctor. This made me question whether it is really …

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How to heal tooth cavities naturally

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The world is slowly waking up to the fact that, when you give the body what it needs, it can heal things we previously thought were impossible. A fine example of what is often deemed as an incurable health problem is dental cavities, but extensive research is now becoming more …

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Discover 25 powerful reasons to eat (organic) bananas

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You’ll never look at a banana the same way again after discovering the many health benefits and reasons to add them to your diet. Bananas are high in fiber and three natural sugars — glucose, sucrose and fructose — giving them almost magical powers to provide a huge energy boost. …

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12 Foods To Avoid If You Want To Stay Fit and Healthy

Fit and healthy Foods to avoid

Introduction If you desire a perfect body shape and good health, then you should know that you need to stay away from certain kinds of foods. The foods you eat play a vital role in your diet and fitness. A lot of people may feel they can eat anything just …

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Salt does not cause high blood pressure

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High sodium intake as a source of high blood pressure has been an unchallenged dogmatic mantra for decades. But a few renegade MDs, several naturopaths, and chiropractors have challenged the unproven hypothesis of salt being the basis of high blood pressure (HBP). Turns out that the link between high sodium intake …

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Use raw honey for health, skin, hair, and more

Raw honey is more than just a natural sweetener. Honey has a variety of uses in your beauty regimen and for medicinal purposes. Raw honey, which is not pasteurized or refined, can be especially useful because of its nutritional properties. Although you may have heard about the benefits of raw …

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Top ten natural remedies that burn fat

Natural Weight loss

Obesity and weight loss have become major issues again. This time, the focus is more on health than appearance. The weight loss era of fad diets encouraging artificial sweeteners and margarine while discouraging healthy fats is dwindling. The more visceral fat you have surrounding your abdominal cavity organs, the more …

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10 quick ways to upgrade your health

Healthy Lifestyle

It is often difficult for people to completely drop old health compromising habits and pick up completely new ones, even if it is a better choice for their health. Due to that fact, transition is an important strategy. Here are 10 upgrades to transition to in order to reach that …

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