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How Safe Is Splenda (Sucralose)?

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Splenda (sucralose) is being downgraded from “safe” to “caution” after an Italian animal study linked sucralose to a higher risk of developing leukemia. The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) says it awaits the Italian study’s review before deciding what long-term safety grade to assign to Splenda in its Chemical Cuisine guide to […]

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Dark chocolate ‘good for the heart,’ study suggests

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Nutritionists have long said that eating dark chocolate in moderation can be good for our health. Now, researchers have discovered why. It may reduce the risk of atherosclerosis – thickening and hardening of the arteries – by restoring flexibility of the arteries and preventing white blood cells from sticking to the blood vessel walls. The […]

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Caffeine affects males and females differently after puberty

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Despite widespread use among children and adolescents, there has been little research on the effects of caffeine on young people. Now, a new study from researchers at the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions, NY, suggests that – after puberty – the bodies of boys and girls respond differently to caffeine. […]

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Avocado with lunch may help with weight management

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With more than 35% of the US population classed as obese, it seems there is a need for new weight loss strategies. Now, new research suggests that one-half of a fresh avocado with lunch may satisfy hunger in overweight individuals, reducing their need to snack after a meal. This is according to a study published […]

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Washing raw chicken increases risk of food poisoning

Washing raw chicken can lead to a potentially dangerous form of food poisoning caused by Campylobacter bacteria, which spread onto hands, clothing, cooking utensils and work surfaces as water droplets splash off the raw meat. Now, the UK’s Food Standards Agency is urging people to stop washing raw chicken in an effort to reduce the […]

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New study shows how junk food diets prompt laziness

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Though most of us have experienced that lazy feeling after eating a large meal, researchers from California say their new study indicates that consistently eating processed foods and being overweight makes people tired and inactive, contrary to some beliefs maintaining laziness leads to obesity. The researchers, from the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA), will publish […]

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This “Healthy” Food Damages Your Heart

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  By Mike Geary – Certified Nutrition Specialist  Author of best-sellers: The Fat Burning Kitchen & The Top 101 Foods that FIGHT Aging   It’s time people started taking heart health seriously before it’s too late.  Unfortunately, most people don’t think about something they can’t readily see or feel… after all, you can’t “see” how […]

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Never grill meat, unless you do this first…

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by Mike Geary – Certified Nutrition Specialist Author of the best seller: The Top 101 Foods that FIGHT Aging Most people aren’t aware that when you cook meat (whether it’s grilled, broiled, or seared) there are carcinogenic compounds that can form called HCA’s (heterocyclic amines).  Now don’t panic…you ingest various carcinogens all the time, even with […]

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Drink THIS First Thing in the Morning

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This daily trick can help you detoxify, improve your digestion and boost your metabolism & energy levels by Mike Geary – Certified Nutrition Specialist Author of the best seller: The Top 101 Foods that FIGHT Aging You’re bombarded with toxins in today’s modern world… everywhere from the polluted air you breathe, the water you drink, […]

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COFFEE – 3 Tricks to Make Yours Super-Healthy

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by Mike Geary, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer Author of best-sellers:  The Fat Burning Kitchen & The Top 101 Foods that FIGHT Aging Mmm, coffee… almost everybody drinks it… some people have 3-4 cups per day or more. But most people don’t think of it as a “health drink”.  And it’s certainly NOT healthy the […]