Category: Diet & Fitness

June 18, 2024

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

Plant-based milks have surged in popularity due to a variety of factors, including the increasing number of people adopting vegan and vegetarian diets, concerns about lactose intolerance, and a growing awareness of the environmental impact of dairy farming. The most popular alternatives are almond, oat, soy and coconut. They  offer diverse flavors and are believed […]

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, you need to caution yourself from overindulging. Let’s look at the 5 main benefits of eating oats first: Improved Heart Health- Oats contain […]

June 14, 2024

Additives in White Bread Linked to Cancer, Respiratory Problems, and Other Toxic Effects

Traditionally, white bread in the USA is made through a process that includes mixing, fermentation, proofing, baking, cooling, slicing, and packaging. The basic ingredients used in this process are wheat flour (enriched with vitamins and minerals like niacin, iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, and folic acid), water, yeast, salt, sugar and fat (such as butter, vegetable […]

June 11, 2024

90% Of Cheese Eaten In America Contains a Lab Grown Potentially Unhealthy Ingredient

Hey! What tastes better than cheese? Cheese  is the most popular staple in the USA and is seen on the tables of households across the nation.  It has earned its place in the hearts  of millions of Americans… thanks to  rich flavors, varied tastes, and its endless culinary possibilities. I, personally, love cheese on cheeseburgers, […]

June 10, 2024

Hormonal Imbalance And The Dangers of Excess Estrogen in Women

Hormonal imbalances, including estrogen dominance, whereby estrogen levels are high relative to progesterone, are very  common in today’s society. In fact, millions of women in the USA experience symptoms that are related to estrogen dominance. This estrogen dominance is a bigger problem in the United States as compared to other countries due to lifestyle factors, […]

June 10, 2024

Surprising Facts About The Food Pyramid Your Doctor Doesn’t Tell You!

It may be surprising to hear that the first food pyramid was set up in Sweden  in the 1970s. The Swedish government set up a special committee to evaluate how they could create nutritionally balanced meals at a reasonable cost. The USDA adapted and adopted the Food Pyramid guide in 1992 whereby the pyramid had […]

June 9, 2024

Does Your Sports Drink Contain Excess Sugar and Artificial Ingredients?

Sports drinks have become very popular with athletes and fitness enthusiasts who desire immediate hydration and a boost in performance. Unfortunately beneath their tantalizing colors and exciting flavors is a list of ingredients that could pose serious health risks. Manufactures market these sports drinks as important for helping to replenish electrolytes and energy. They fail […]

Diets
June 7, 2024

Did You Know Fast Food Restaurant Bread Contains High Levels Of Glyphosate?

YEP! That is correct! Based on testing conducted by Moms Across America (MAA),  100%  of all the fast food chains tested had glyphosate residues. ( the active ingredient in Round-Up) Included in the testing were all of the top twenty fast food brands. The brand with the highest Glyphosate count was Panera whole grain bagel […]

June 6, 2024

The Italian Secret- Why Italians Are So Thin Even After Eating Pasta Everyday?

The Italian  Secret To Weight Control and Longevity I have travelled myself to Rome, Milan, Portofino, Venice, Florence, Taormina and Lucca…in fact, I have been to Italy at least 10 times- and one thing that amazes me is this – ” How can I eat so much pasta and pizza and always come back home […]

June 5, 2024

New Research Is Now Warning People Of The Health Risks Associated With Bottled Water

Health professionals  are cutting back on bottled water after reports confirm that 1 liter of water  contain up to  1 million pieces of plastic. A new study that used advanced laser technology found that bottled water contains massive amounts of tiny plastic particles, both microplastics and nanoplastics (less than 1 micrometer in size). Researchers detected […]

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