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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.

Food Allergies & Weight Loss

You may have a hidden food allergy that is making you fat (or at least making weight loss more difficult).

5 Real Ways to Lose Weight

No fluff. No BS. No telling you that you’re unique and special and fine just the way you are. There are REAL reasons why you want to change the way you look, so here are 5 REAL ways to make it happen.

Sniffles, and Coughs, and Sneezes! Oh My!

Autumn has officially arrived. That means people in the northern states are enjoying the beautiful fall foliage. People in the southern states are enjoying temperatures in the 80s. And people everywhere are definitely not enjoying itchy watery eyes, runny noses, congestion, coughing, and sneezing caused by seasonal allergic rhinitis.

Free Your Qi

For over 5,000 years, Eastern medicine practitioners have utilized acupuncture as a method of correcting the body’s flow of Qi (pronounced “chee”) in order to improve health and eliminate disease. While Western medicine practitioners may not agree with the means by which acupuncture works, they are finally recognizing that it does work, and for many […]

Summer Exercise Tips

You know it’s summer in Arizona when: The “cold” water from your faucet comes out boiling The birds use potholders to pull worms out of the ground The temperature drops below 95° and you get cold chills You can cook meat on the grill without turning it on Even though it’s hot as heck outside, […]

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 […]

NSFV (Not Safe for Vegetarians)

Grilled meat. There ain’t much better. The taste. The mouth-watering aroma. It’s as if meat were meant to be grilled. It’s not all good, though.

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.