Monthly Archives: September 2011

Foods linked to a HIGH increase of your chance of stroke

1. Crackers, chips, and store-bought pastries and baked goods Muffins, doughnuts, chips, crackers, and many other baked goods are high in trans fats, which are hydrogenated oils popular with commercial bakeries because they stay solid at room temperature, so the … Continue reading

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From Dr. Oz: Foods that make you hungry

COOKIES, CRACKERS, CROISSANTS Steer clear of the three C’s— those processed, sugary carbs tend to cause hunger to rebound. Pick whole-grain snacks instead. Low-fat popcorn counts! JUST DON’T BUY MICROWAVE POPCORN AS THE BAG CONTAINS CARCINOGENS. COOK IT ON TOP … Continue reading

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From Dr. Oz: Food to keep you full

EGGS For just 70 calories, an egg delivers more than 6 grams of protein, says Shelley McGuire, Ph.D., a spokesperson for the American Society for Nutrition. One study found that women who ate eggs for breakfast lost more weight than … Continue reading

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ADHD linked to pesticides in food and in the home

Data just released from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that rates of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) continue to rise, jumping from 6.7 percent of U.S. children in 2000 to 9 percent of U.S. children in 2009. As doctors … Continue reading

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Sugar Shock!

If you follow the typical toxic American diet, you’re consuming thirty-five teaspoons of added sugar in your food every day. To get an idea of just how much sugar that is, carefully measure thirty-five teaspoons of granulated sugar into a … Continue reading

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Research shows diet alone enough to lower cholesterol!

A diet based around plants, nuts and high-fiber grains lowered “bad” cholesterol more than a low-saturated-fat diet that was also vegetarian, researchers reported on Tuesday. And the drop in low-density lipoprotein, or LDL cholesterol, was big enough that dietary changes … Continue reading

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