Tag Archives: Nutrients

Alternatives to Sugar

Increased consumption of sugar per person over the last century is huge.  In 1900 it was seven pounds per person per year and today the average is around 220 pounds. Directly related to the consumption of sugar and simple carbohydrates (which change to sugar in the body) are diseases such as obesity, hypoglycemia, and diabetes. […]

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Organic Food: Advantages

Is Organic Really Better? Is organically grown food really healthier for you than conventionally grown produce? The debate has been raging on since the 1950s as to whether or not organically grown produce is actually better for you than crops from the larger, pesticide using farms. The truth is, while some may say that the […]

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Cravings and Health

When you find yourself craving a certain food, your body may be trying to tell you something.  If you are craving something unhealthy, this does not necessarily mean that you should go out and eat lots of that unhealthy substance.  But you might have a look at a few other factors. 1.  You might be […]

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Yerba Mate Tea

Many of the common drinks that have become a part of life for people all over the world actually contain dangerous and damaging levels of toxins. Here is one article which gives some information on the toxins that can be found in common soft drinks. http://www.cseindia.org/misc/cola-indepth/cola2006/cola-index.htm Image by ANOXLOU via Flickr Unhealthy foods and drinks […]

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