Category: Diet & Fitness

July 20, 2024

From Farm to Table: The Widespread Impact of Glyphosate in Our Food Chain

Glyphosate, a widely used herbicide in modern agriculture, has become a pervasive contaminant in our food supply. Originally hailed as a revolutionary solution for controlling weeds, this chemical is now raising serious health concerns. Studies have linked glyphosate exposure to a range of health issues, including cancer, hormone disruption, and gut microbiome imbalance. Despite these […]

Western Diet
July 19, 2024

Sugar Shock: Understanding the Hidden Risks of Sugar in Children’s Diets

Sugar is often seen as a harmless treat for children, a reward for good behavior, or a staple in their daily diet. However, the dangers of excessive sugar consumption extend far beyond tooth decay and temporary hyperactivity…from impairing cognitive function to contributing to obesity and chronic diseases, the impact of sugar on children’s health is […]

July 17, 2024

How Much Sugar Are You Really Eating? The Startling Facts About Daily Consumption

Did you know that according to the American Heart Association the average American consumes approximately 60 pounds of added sugar annually. This equates to about 17 teaspoons of added sugar per day, which is 2 to 3 times the recommended amount for men and women respectively. To make the matters worse, the Department of Agriculture […]

Xenoestrogens
July 10, 2024

Beware of Ingesting These Products That Contain Microplastics: They May be Dangerous to Your Health

Many everyday food products have been found to contain microplastics, often due to environmental contamination or food processing and packaging. Here are some common items that likely contain microplastics: Drinking water: Bottled water has been shown to contain high levels of microplastics. Tap water also contains microplastics, though generally at lower levels than bottled water. […]

July 9, 2024

The Hidden Threat: The Alarming Journey of Microplastics into Our Food Chain

Did you know that the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) estimated that approximately 8 million tons of plastic enter the world’s oceans each year. The amount of plastic in the ocean is expected to double in the next 15 years, and by 2050, it could outweigh all the fish in the sea by weight. And […]

July 4, 2024

Raising a Generation on Junk: The Alarming Rise of Processed Food Consumption

Did you know that today’s grocery store food would be completely unfamiliar to shoppers from the 1930s? Due to  significant technological and cultural changes plus the rise of packaged food companies, many health professionals believe we are poisoning ourselves as we watch cancer rates, diabetes rate and heart disease rise exponentially. Here are some insights […]

July 1, 2024

Obesity News: Why 96 Health Organizations Downplay The Link Between Sugary Drinks and Obesity

Based on the search results provided, there is evidence to suggest that Coca-Cola and other soda companies have engaged in practices that could be seen as attempting to influence health organizations and potentially keep them silent on certain issues related to diet and fitness. Here’s a summary of the key points: Extensive sponsorships: Coca-Cola and PepsiCo […]

June 27, 2024

Ozempic Under the Microscope: Potential Side Effects and Health Concerns

Ozempic, Mounjaro and WeGovy are groundbreaking medications for managing type 2 diabetes that have generated significant excitement in the medical community and those who want to lose weight through diet and fitness. Healthcare professionals and researchers have praised it for its effectiveness in controlling blood sugar levels and aiding in weight loss. However, like any medication, […]

June 18, 2024

Hidden Health Risks: What You Need to Know About Plant-Based Milk Alternatives

Plant-based milks have surged in popularity among those following diet and fitness trends. Several factors fuel this rise, including the increasing number of people adopting vegan and vegetarian diets, concerns about lactose intolerance, and growing awareness of the environmental impact of dairy farming. Popular plant-based alternatives to dairy milk include some of the most popular […]

June 16, 2024

Unveiling the Hidden Dangers of Oats: What You Need to Know

Oats are scientifically known as Avena sativa….a type of cereal grain primarily grown for their edible seeds, which are commonly consumed by humans and used as livestock feed. Although, there are numerous benefits to eating oats that outweigh the potential downsides, it is important to practice portion control for a healthy diet and fitness routine. Let’s look at the 5 main benefits of eating […]

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