Obesity

  • mediterranean diet

Could the Mediterranean diet be a risk for fractures?

By |May 3rd, 2016|

Importance
The Mediterranean diet has been shown to be beneficial for several health factors.  Whether it has any association with fractures is not known.
Aim
To assess whether diet has any affect on fracture risk in postmenopausal women.
Results
Those who ate a […]

  • sugar

5 reasons sugar is a direct cause of cancer

By |April 8th, 2016|

Cancer is a terrible and alarming epidemic.  One of two males will contract cancer in their lifetimes; one out of three women as well.  Yet despite the “efforts” of the American Cancer Society (ACS), National Cancer Institute (NCI) […]

  • aspartame

Avoid potentially harmful artificial sweeteners such as Splenda

By |March 31st, 2016|

It’s earned a reputation for being somehow safer than other artificial sweeteners like aspartame, which is why PepsiCo ditched aspartame in its Diet Pepsi in 2015 and replaced it with Splenda.

Splenda became one of the top-selling artificial sweeteners […]

  • aspartame

Aspartame – one of the deadliest substances in today’s diet

By |March 7th, 2016|

When it comes to artificial ANYTHING, buyer beware.  Additives such as NutraSweet, Equal, Splenda may sound innocent an innocuous, but the truth is that many, if not ALL of these types of artificial ingredients are basically chemical concoctions that have […]

  • body mass index

Researchers suggest to stop using Body Mass Index (BMI) as measure of health

By |February 8th, 2016|

As most of us are aware, the obesity problem in America (and many other countries as well) is truly a problem of ‘epic proportions’ (no pun intended).  To understand the true size of the American obesity epidemic, we first […]