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Sweetening yourself to death: The relationship between sugar and cancer

Does the sweetener cause cancer or does it act as a food source for these cells, allowing them to grow at a more rapid rate? How does the sugar we do ingest affect our health?

Red Meat Can Benefit the Body, but Too Much May Cause Cancer

Interestingly enough, some of the very same things that give the meat its potential benefits also make it something that could possibly cause you harm.

Guide to Buying a Better Multivitamin

Guide to Buying a Better Multivitamin Even the healthiest eaters following a varied diet can have nutritional deficiencies including low levels of important vitamins and minerals. Without a comprehensive vitamin and mineral analysis, it’s nearly impossible to accurately assess which specific micronutrients you’re lacking, and even then changes in physical activity, stress, sunlight exposure, and […]

Nutrition 101: Dietary Fats

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, a low-fat revolution swept through the US. Dietary fats, especially saturated fats, became the scapegoat for the nation’s rising obesity rates. This lead to an explosion of low-fat and fat-free “health foods,” and fat-phobic Americans – hoping this was the solution for their growing waistlines – hastily eliminated […]

Two Scoops a Day Keeps the Swine Flu Away

Being sick stinks. It stinks like a pig. And with a week or more of missed work it can also stink like free cheese, because that’s all you’ll be able to afford.