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The Real Reason Why Sugar Is Dangerous

The Real Reason Why Sugar Is Dangerous

| Apr 25, 2017

It’s no secret that sugar can be hazardous to your health. While glucose plays an essential role in energy metabolism and shouldn’t be shunned entirely, the results of sugar overconsumption are clear. Including a reasonable amount of natural sugar sources (such as fruits, juices, honey, sugary vegetables like carrots and beets) is perfectly healthful for […]

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Sugar and Cancer Go Hand in Hand

Sugar and Cancer Go Hand in Hand

| Oct 22, 2016

It’s no secret that sugar is not your friend. While the debate over just how bad sugar is for you is still raging, most experts agree that it’s one of the biggest issues with the Standard American Diet. Excessive consumption of sugar—particularly in the form of soft drinks, processed foods, and straight refined sugar in […]

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Sugar Worsens High Blood Pressure (Eat These Foods Instead)

Sugar Worsens High Blood Pressure (Eat These Foods Instead)

| Aug 21, 2016

  A sugar-laden diet may raise your risk of dying of heart disease even if you aren’t overweight. So says a major study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. The average American gets 10% of their calories from sugar.  But even worse… 10% of people get a up to 25% of their calories from added sugar! […]

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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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Are Vaccines Causing Our Dementia Epidemic?

Are Vaccines Causing Our Dementia Epidemic?

| Sep 2, 2015

Though there’s much that we still don’t understand about dementia—including Alzheimer’s disease, there’s one fact about which there’s no debate: it’s a growing problem. It’s alarming enough that the condition already affects over five million Americans, and that one out of every three senior dies with some form of dementia. What’s even more frightening is […]

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If You Want To Prevent Alzheimer’s, Avoid This

If You Want To Prevent Alzheimer’s, Avoid This

| Aug 20, 2015

Alzheimer’s research is one of the hottest topics in medical science. As well it should be—after all, the disease affects approximately 5.3 million Americans alone, and kills a half million Americans every year. This makes it the third leading cause of death in our country, closely trailing behind heart disease and cancer.[1] Not so long […]

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Sugar’s Secret Names

Sugar’s Secret Names

| Jul 2, 2015

You’ve probably heard by now that sugar is something best kept at arm’s length. While some types are better than others, it’s important to remember that sugar is downright dangerous stuff. We even argued in another article that sugar is the most hazardous substance on the market that is ingested on a daily basis.   […]

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Have You Had Your Daily Fix?

Have You Had Your Daily Fix?

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s no secret that America has a serious sugar habit. Despite the 2105 Dietary Advisory Committee’s strong recommendation to limit sugars to 10 percent of daily caloric intake, sugar consumption is still on the rise—on average, Americans eat 160 pounds of sugar every year.[1] One of the biggest culprits that leads to such rampant sweetener […]

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