Archive for the ‘Junk Food’ Category

 

Sugar: “The Most Unhappy of Pleasures” In Today’s Diet

Posted on March 30th, 2012 by author  |  3 Comments »

Here’s an alarming fact: An average American consumes at least 12 teaspoons of sugar every day – that’s equivalent to two tons in their entire lifetime! Sugar is indeed one of the most pervasive ingredients in food items today. Even infant formulas contain sugar. Sugar not only tastes good, but it also creates a feeling […]

 
 

Diet Soda: Avoid This If You Don’t Want to Suffer a Stroke

Posted on March 19th, 2012 by author  |  2 Comments »

Do you prefer diet soda to regular soda because it is said to be “healthier?” Diet soda, which is free of sugar and calories and uses artificial sweeteners, is touted to be a “more nutritious” beverage. But here’s the horrific truth: Diet soda may increase your risk of cardiovascular conditions including heart attack, stroke, and […]

 
 

Fruit Juices May Put You at Risk of Arsenic Poisoning

Posted on February 13th, 2012 by author  |  1 Comment »

Dr. Joseph Mercola has always warned against consuming unhealthy, processed fruit juices. Here’s another compelling reason to avoid these products: a recent study by Consumer Reports says that the toxic substance arsenic may be found in some fruit juices. After investigating the arsenic and lead levels in apple and grape juice, the researchers discovered that […]