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Is Honey Better For You Than Sugar?

Nicknamed "Nature’s Sweetener," humans have likely been eating honey for hundreds of thousands of years. Not only for its sweet flavor, but for its reported medicinal properties, too. Yet when you …

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This May Cause More Obesity Than Sugar

Think all unsaturated fatty acids are healthy? Think again. A recent study has shed new light on how the body reacts to soybean oil, and it isn’t pretty. In this study conducted by scientists of th…

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Here’s Why You’re Bloated

It happens to all of us. Even if you make healthy choices about what you put in your body, filling up with leafy greens, quinoa, and organic grass-fed meat, sometimes you end the day with…a food baby.…

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Sugar Alcohols: Sugar That’s Good For Your Teeth?

For many decades, sugar alcohols have been popular alternatives to sugar. They look and taste like sugar, but have fewer calories and fewer negative health effects. In fact, many studies show that sug…

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Aspartame Isn’t Safe…Unless You Ask Coca-Cola

Photo Courtesy of: iStock/Thinkstock Earlier this year, Coca-Cola Company rolled out an ad campaign encouraging people to unite in the fight against obesity. The irony of the situation was not lost o…

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The 5 Worst Condiments

Photo Courtesy Of:  Fuse/Thinkstock What foods do Americans often forget when inventorying good food choices? You probably eat them every day, one little dollop after another … I'm referring to condi…

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Ice is Dirtier Than Toilet Water in Fast Food Restaurants, Study Reveals

If the thought of drinking toilet water makes you cringe, you'll hate learning that ice served at many fast food restaurants contains more bacteria than the water found in their toilets. As reported b…

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7 Tricks to Tame Your Sweet Tooth

  The average American now consumes some 22 teaspoons of sugar a day. And our sweet tooth isn't just making us fat -- it's triggering all kinds of inflammation, fueling chronic diseases and ev…

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12 Surprising Sources of Hidden Sugar

Sugar hides in many unexpected places. Considering sugar consumption has been linked to many illnesses -- and even a few teaspoons shuts down the immune system for up to six hours -- it is important t…

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Study: Fructose Can Lead to Overeating

In the quest to discover the cause for obesity in America, medical scientists are turning to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to better understand how the brain reacts to certain sugars. In a recen…

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I love tomatoes!!!

Thanks for sharing :")

Love the ideas, thanks for sharing.

Mayo is mayo. Whatever is in Just Mayo is not mayo so it should be called a mayo substitute.

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