How much sugar is in the food you eat??

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The Sugar Trap

In an age when obesity is fast becoming a pandemic and diabetes is increasing daily, we are hearing the message loud and clear that we need to reduce the sugar content in our diets. But exactly what this means can be a little confusing to say the least. There is a tendency to think that this refers to the white stuff we put in our cup of tea or sprinkle on our breakfast cereal, but that is far from the truth. Sugar is hiding in many of our foods and catches us out time and time again.

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Is Leaky Gut Syndrome the Cause of Your Health Problems?

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Do you have Leaky Gut Syndrome?

The majority of people have never heard of leaky gut syndrome, let alone know what causes it or what symptoms are as a result of it. It is probably one of the single most important factors that determines your overall health. It is something I have suffered from myself, and like many of you I had no idea what it was, what had caused it or what to do about it until I was diagnosed. 

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What Really Constitutes a Healthy Diet?

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Is there really only one healthy option that is right for everybody?

Recently I have been questioning the various "healthy options" that are hailed to be the answer to the world's ills. It has taken me on a journey back to my nutritional diploma and the feelings I had during and after that time. 

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Healthy Life Summit – with 35 of the best experts in their field

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Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss and Longevity

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Fructose Overload

 

Fructose is hiding in your foods. It is a sweetener often referred to has high fructose corn syrup.  It would appear that HFCS is one of the main causes of obesity. It is cheaper and 20% sweeter than sugar and it can be found in many common foods that are consumed on a daily basis. Fructose is found in processed foods both sweet and savory and in many commercial drinks. It has even been found in some supposed health foods.

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How to Achieve Stress Relief by Changing Our Perception of Life

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Is it possible to achieve permanent stress relief?

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Low Carb Vegetables for Weight Loss

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Low Carb Vegetables for Weight Loss

Ok – so the other day we talked about low carb proteins, today we are going to look at low carb vegetables. It is important to be aware that there are many varieties of low carb diets available. Some of the diets simply require you to count carbs and keep your carb count below a specific daily total, in this case you will need to weigh your foods to have an accurate count at first.

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Science Will Never Beat Nature as Growing Health Crisis Looms

The following is a recent press release regarding the Paleo Diet

The cardiovascular risks associated with unhealthy eating are well documented and becoming ever prevalent in the media. Because of this, more people are gravitating towards a healthy eating lifestyle such as the paleo diet. According to a report by the National Centre for Biotechnology Information, a potential ‘processed foods industry’ response to this consumer backlash could be the introduction of a "magic statin pill" that speculatively serves to offset the negative cardiovascular effects of fast-foods.

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