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New Study Confirms Artificial Sweeteners Are Toxic to Gut Microbes

New Study Confirms Artificial Sweeteners Are Toxic to Gut Microbes

| Oct 26, 2018

    Manufacturers of artificial sweeteners would like us to think that they’ve discovered the perfect loophole for enjoying the sweetness of sugar without any of its health risks. As we’ve covered in previous articles, though, nothing could be further from the truth. The first commercially available artificial sweetener, saccharin, was shown to cause cancer […]

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The Hidden Dangers of Diet Soda

The Hidden Dangers of Diet Soda

| Feb 12, 2017

Approximately one fifth of the American population consumes diet soda on a daily basis.[1] The majority of individuals do so under the assumption that diet soda is significantly healthier than its sugary counterparts. This is certainly the story that soft drink manufacturers have fed to us—but a growing body of research demonstrates that it’s a […]

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Monsanto: A Long Line of Profitable Poisons

Monsanto: A Long Line of Profitable Poisons

| Jul 28, 2016

Industrial society has not been kind to our planet. The greed of capitalism, politics, and power dynamics have all but conquered the world, leaving a wake of environmental degradation, sickness, and suffering. The future doesn’t look very bright. The ecological recklessness of our world’s corporatocracy is tragic, sick, and insupportable—but this doesn’t mean that every […]

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The Top 10 GMO Foods to Avoid

The Top 10 GMO Foods to Avoid

| Oct 15, 2015

GMO’s are sweeping across the food industry like a plague. Despite a public outcry against GMO food—as well as a mountain of evidence suggesting that it’s extremely detrimental to our health—its prevalence in our food system continues to increase. Current estimates that 70% of the food in grocery stores is genetically modified.[1] Recent initiatives in […]

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