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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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6 Foods That Make You Hungrier

It doesn't matter how much you fill up on certain foods, you never seem to feel satiated. I’ve learned over the years that whole foods fill you up and processed, junk foods can bring on the pangs of…

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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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Vitaminwater: Why You Should Avoid This Fructose-Loaded Drink

Vitaminwater is being promoted as a "healthy" alternative to water. But is it really healthy? Read more about what's really in Vitaminwater in this article from Mercola.com. - A Note from ATH Supervis…

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8 Creepiest Halloween Candies

I love Halloween. It's the rare chance to embrace all the frights (guts! gore! death!) we usually sweep under the carpet, as well as a time to play out some fantasies. (And no, that doesn't mean I'll …

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The Natural Sweetener That Makes People Fat

There is a sweetener found in most packaged, prepared, and processed food that is touted as “natural” and “healthy” but is actually contributing to obesity, high blood pressure and other health issues…

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Is Drinking Soda Worse Than Smoking?

Photo Courtesy Of: Comstock/Thinkstock Soda, which is loaded with sugar primarily in the form of high fructose corn syrup, is a leading contributor to the rising rates of obesity, diabetes, heart di…

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The Truth About Corn Syrup

Curious as to whether or not high fructose corn syrup is really that bad for you? Watch this for a quick tip!     Disclaimer: The views expressed above are solely those of the autho…

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Is Whole Food Healthier? (Video)

What are whole foods? In this video from the Nourish Video Encyclopedia, pediatrician and healthy food advocate Dr. Nadine Burke discusses the difference between processed and whole foods. Whol…

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Is Sugar Toxic?

Toxic is a strong word with strong implications, even though it seems to be thrown around pretty lightly lately. For the purposes of physical health, a toxin is a poisonous substance that has an ill e…

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