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Many Yogurt Products Sold In Supermarkets Contain Dangerous amounts of Sugar, Study

Many Yogurt Products Sold In Supermarkets Contain Dangerous amounts of Sugar, Study

According to a U.K. study, certain kinds of yogurt tend to be an “unrecognized” source of dietary sugar, especially for young children who consume a lot of this dairy product. Earlier studies have confirmed that yogurt and other fermented dairy products are good for your digestion and overall well-being. Yogurt also contains “good” bacteria, and it is rich in calcium,

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Sucralose Is Deceiving Consumers With False Advertising

Sucralose is found in thousands of low-calorie foods and beverages worldwide, and in the U.S. has the largest market share for artificial sweeteners and sugar substitutes. It first gained regulatory approval in Canada in 1991, with approval in the U.S. occurring in 1998. The U.S. approval was based on early studies that suggested the majority of sucralose

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Avoiding GMO Foods Can Improve Numerous Health Conditions

GMOs are everywhere these days. The crops are the result of a genetic engineering lab process that sees non-plant genes, which are usually derived from viruses or bacteria, being artificially inserted into plant DNA to provide greater pest and herbicide resistance. Crops like corn, soy, cotton, sugar beets, canola and alfalfa are often GMO, and

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Even Low Exposure to Glyphosate Can Contribute to Liver Damage, Research

While maintaining a healthy weight and taking other reasonable precautions to optimize health, including eating a nutrient-dense diet and getting regular exercise, are important ways to prevent this disease, a recent study found that chronic exposure to even very low doses of Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide can also be linked to the development of NAFLD. The study, conducted by

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All Artificial Sweeteners Are Toxic to Gut Bacteria, Study

Recent research into the health effects of artificial sweeteners deliver yet another blow to safety claims. The animal study, published in the journal Molecules, found all artificial sweeteners currently approved and deemed safe by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cause DNA damage in, and interfere with the normal and healthy activity of, gut bacteria. The

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Cholesterol Does Not Cause Heart Disease, Another Study

Guidelines published for eating fats continue to be confusing as the basic premise was wrong. Dietary fat is associated with heart disease, but it is processed vegetable oils loaded with trans fats and damaged omega-6 fats that are producing the problem, not saturated fats. An international team of 17 experts analyzed the results from three large reviews recently published

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Normal Weight or Overweight, Drinking Sugary Drinks Increases Cancer Risk

New research from Cancer Council Victoria’s Cancer Epidemiology and Intelligence Division and University of Melbourne’s Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics concluded that the frequent and long-term consumption of these toxic beverages increases the risk of 11 obesity-related cancers (i.e., liver, aggressive prostate, ovary, gallbladder, kidney, colorectal, esophagus, postmenopausal breast, pancreas, endometrium, and gastric cardia), regardless of what you actually

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Eating Junk Food Increases Risk of Heart Disease, Metabolic Disease and Even Cancer

The Nutri-Score logo is based on the British Food Standards Agency’s Nutrient Profiling System, which is calculated for each food or beverage using a 100-gram content measure for energy (calories), sugar, saturated fatty acids, sodium, fiber and proteins. The profiling system has been used in the UK to regulate food advertising to children since 2007. Simple though it

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