The Dangers Of Antioxidants

We all seem to “know” that free radicals are bad, and that antioxidants mop them up and prevent damage to us, slowing down the aging process, reducing the incidence of cancer and other major illnesses like heart disease. There are just a couple of problems with this theory, the biggest one that being that the […]

And You Thought Fructose Was Safe.

There’s a video on Youtube of an endocrinologist named Dr. Robert Lustig speaking at length about the evils of fructose and for an educational video, it’s impressively gotten over a million and a half hits! You might be surprised so many people would be interested, but he explains quite clearly to his audience why the overload of fructose is […]

The Problem With Artificial Sweeteners

It’s official! Artificial sweeteners are actually detrimental to weight loss. It has become clear from recent scientific studies that increased consumption of diet soda leads to weight gain. How can this be? The explanation is pretty simple. When you drink diet soda, your body recognizes the sweet flavor to mean that carbohydrates are on the way to the stomach. When […]