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Diet Soda Is Not a Healthier Alternative

Diet Soda Is Not a Healthier Alternative

Research suggests sugary beverages are to blame for about 183,000 deaths worldwide each year, including 133,000 diabetes deaths, 44,000 heart disease deaths and 6,000 cancer deaths. Even drinking one or more 250 ml (about 8 ounce) servings of soda per day raises your risk of Type 2 diabetes by 18 percent. Soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are a leading source

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How to Reduce Your Carbohydrate Intake

People may choose to reduce carbohydrate intake for a number of reasons. Those who suffer from type 2 diabetes must often find the ideal balance between the need for taking in enough carbohydrates to produce energy while also limiting carb intake to minimize unhealthy spikes in blood sugar levels. Still others seek to control carbohydrate

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Glucosamine Users Win High Court Victory

Rival bodies join forces to quash a legal bid by a Chinese manufacturer to have Glucosamine reclassified as a medicine. In the UK the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) classifies glucosamine and glucosamine related products as supplements. They are widely available over the counter and in a variety of doses and formulations. But in

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