Do Artificial Sweeteners Increase Your Cancer Risk?

The widespread use of artificial sweeteners occurred, at the end of the day, because food and beverage manufacturers saw a business opportunity: They could tease their low-calorie foods or even zero-calorie drinks to potential customers who were looking to cut back on their calorie and sugar consumption. The bonus sounded too good to be true: You could enjoy the taste (okay, not […]

Study Shows Electric Lights Affect Sleep

We’ve long known that light influences human health because it’s capable of modulating our circadian rhythms, aka our “internal clocks.” Your circadian rhythm is the response to regulating your sleep cycle since it helps you feel alert and awake in the morning and drowsy at night. It also plays a role in many other neuroendocrine and cognitive functions. How does […]

Do Artificial Sweeteners Increase Your Cancer Risk?

The widespread use of artificial sweeteners occurred, at the end of the day, because food and beverage manufacturers saw a business opportunity: They could tease their low-calorie foods or even zero-calorie drinks to potential customers who were looking to cut back on their calorie and sugar consumption. The bonus sounded too good to be true: You could enjoy the taste (okay, not […]

Turmeric Tea Recipe (“Liquid Gold”)

There’s a reason why turmeric tea is a popular beverage throughout Asia and is known by some as “liquid gold.” The four simple ingredients in this turmeric tea recipe all work to improve your health, whether it’s by reducing inflammation, aiding digestion, improving the health of your heart, or strengthening your bones. Adding my turmeric tea recipe to your daily […]

BPA Linked to Asthma in School-Age Girls

 A recent CNN headline read: “BPA linked to asthma in school-age girls, study finds.” Scientists have known about BPA’s toxic effects for years, and this latest study offers a concerning reminder that even prenatal exposure to the common chemical can lead to health issues that don’t show up until years down the line. Thankfully, due to increased publicity highlighting the health risks […]

Is Dried Fruit Healthy? Pros, Cons & More

If you have a sweet tooth or rely on easy, portable snacks when you’re out and about, dried fruit (like raisins, apricots, and prunes, for example) is probably pretty appealing to you. Is dried fruit healthy? The truth is depending on how it’s made, dried fruit can either be a good addition to your diet in small amounts or a […]

Broccoli Nutrition Helps Battle Cancer, Osteoporosis & Weight Gain

Is broccoli the healthiest vegetable? It’s certainly near the top of the list thanks to all that broccoli nutrition provides. Ask any nutritionist, medical doctor, neuropathy,y or nutrition researcher for his or her personal list of the most nutrient-dense foods, and cruciferous vegetables like broccoli are sure to show up on all of them. Broccoli is technically an edible green plant in the cabbage […]

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