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The Secret to Finding Your Perfect Energy Bar

Whether you’re an athlete, a parent on the run, or just trying to get through a long day at the office, most people pack an energy bar now and then. But, not all energy bars are created equal. Some ar…

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A Soda A Day Increases Cancer Risk

It's no secret that soda consumption is directly linked to obesity, but could a can a day also be linked to cancer? According to a Swedish study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition…

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Too Much Candy Corn Harms Your Brain

Disturbing news if you've been gobbling down candy corn like there's no tomorrow: high consumption of sugar, namely high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), has been associated with memory disfunction and bra…

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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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Beware Honey Scam

A shocking new study by Food Safety News (FSN) found that 75 percent of honey sold in major grocery stores doesn't contain any honey at all.  Scientist and director of Palynology Research Laboratory a…

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Top 10 Foods That Increase Cancer Risk

Nearly 1.5 million new cases of cancer were expected to be diagnosed last year--while 559,650 people were expected to die from the disease, according to the American Cancer Society. That's more than 1…

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19 Sugars & Sweeteners: Which Are Healthy?

Will the REAL FOOD Sugar Please Stand Up? I love sweet things. As a child I was addicted to white sugar and this caused many health problems. This is one reason that at Real Food for Life I am …

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High Fructose Corn Syrup is Dead! Long Live Corn Sugar!

Some people ask me (namely representatives from the Corn Refiners Association), why do I have such a vendetta against high fructose corn syrup? Are my claims accurate? Is my blanket dismissal even fai…

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Is Agave Worse Than High Fructose Corn Syrup?

There have been some articles surfacing that claim agave nectar is no better than high-fructose corn syrup--a statement that, as a vegan baker and agave-lover, flabbergasted me, to say the least. Ho…

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Healing Herbs, Medicinal Teas for Colds and Flu

Long before the advent of antihistamine tablets and specially formulated cold remedies, cold and flu sufferers turned to herbal teas to relieve their symptoms. Those homemade infusions were rich in vi…

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