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4 Food Products We Should Never Have Invented

Just because it tastes and smells like a strawberry does not mean that it actually is a strawberry. We've all heard the phrase: "all things in moderation." But, there are a handful of thing…

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Spotting Hidden Sugars & Artificial Sweeteners

Avoiding added sugars and artificial sweeteners requires some serious label-reading powers. That job gets even trickier when food manufacturers hide these additives behind deceptive names. So, how can…

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5 (More) Foods To Eliminate From Your Diet in the New Year

Last week’s article revealed the top 5 foods to avoid in 2014.  These five are close behind and in some cases even more deadly. Do yourself a favor and instead, choose from the thousands of health…

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How Gut Bacteria Affects Your Brain

Photo Courtesy of:  Thinkstock/iStockphoto The bacteria, fungi, viruses and other microorganisms comprising your body's microflora outnumber your body's cells 10 to 1. It's becoming increasingly clea…

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20 Foods You Should Just Never Eat

A few months back, a website called Trueactivist.com (a sort of news aggregator with an activist flavor) published a list of nine foods you should never eat again if you care at all about your long-te…

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How to Gain Weight on Diet Soda

Erythritol, the too-good-to-be-true nontoxic, low-calorie, tooth friendly sweetener that I profiled in my last Care2 column "Is There a Safe, Low-Calorie Sweetener?" may even act as an antioxidant. So…

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What’s Your Sugar IQ? (Quiz)

Sweet sugar... some of us adore it, some of us avoid it, and all of us know that we probably shouldn't eat too much of it. But how much is too much, and where does it come from? Take this quiz to brus…

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Stevia Makes Sweet Progress with FDA Approval

I love tea. And I love a little something sweet in it. Yet I have learned that it’s better to avoid too much sugar. Not so much for the fear of gaining weight (not exactly my problem) but because suga…

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Artificial Sweeteners for Weight Loss?

Q: I'm trying to cut back on calories. Is it OK to opt for foods made with artificial sweeteners? A: If you're looking to lose weight, turning to artifcial sweeteners might actually backfre. Scien…

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Green Girl’s Sweet on Raw Sugar

Finally, summer is starting to get here. After an exceptionally long winter and a cold, overcast spring, the first few rays of sunshine have decided to peek through. Nearing the end of classes, the …

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