(NaturalHealth365) Did you know that most processed foods contain additives that are known to cause brain damage and place us at risk for neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s disease and dementia?
Unfortunately, these “excitotoxins” (like aspartame) can be found in just about all heavily processed foods, meaning many canned, bottled and boxed foods. To be clear, the science swirling around about these dangerous substances is pretty grim, as you’ll see. →
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(NaturalHealth365) In case you were looking for even more incentive to curb your sweet tooth, new research shows that an artificial sweetener found in certain foods and beverages can impair your gut health and increase your risk for weight gain.
Ironic isn’t it – that the food industry’s “healthy” alternative to sugar could likely be one of the world’s most insidious obesity risk factors! →
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(Natural News) Whether or not your New Year’s resolution is to lose weight, one thing is for sure, if you eat all the wrong “food stuff,” it may not matter how often or how hard you work out, because you could be in for a rude awakening. One third of all Americans are considered overweight or “fat,” and at least half of those people who “carry extra luggage” are also considered obese. At least one hundred million Americans are walking around (or just sitting on their couch or in bed all day) with rolls upon rolls of fat, or muffin tops, spare tires, thunder thighs, junk in the trunk, pot bellies, cankles (really fat ankles), and fast food and sweets are not all to blame. →
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(Natural News Blog) Aspartame (the full name is aspartylphenylalanine) is a synthetic sweeter that is marketed as a low calorie product and is often used ostensibly in conjunction with diabetes management and weight loss. The controversial sugar substitute is sold as NutriSweet, Equal and Aminosweet and is an ingredient in thousands of food and beverage products worldwide. →
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(Natural News) There are all types of headaches. Migraines get you right behind the eyes, others at the temples, some all around the whole back of your head or on top, while certain other headaches are deferred pain from the neck, back, or other parts of your body. Sometimes people just need to sit in a quiet, dark room, and meditate the headache away. But most Americans immediately reach for aspirin or ibuprofen, when that’s not such a smart thing to do. →
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By Aaron Kesel
Last week Activist Post reported that Monsanto had kept dossiers on influential people throughout France and other European countries. This week, it was revealed that the German chemical and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer disclosed that Monsanto, the controversial U.S. pesticide producer behind genetically modified organisms (GMOs) involved in more than 13,000 plaintiffs lawsuits alleging illness had kept “watch lists” of its opponents including journalists in key EU member states and in EU institutions.
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You may think that staying slim and eating healthfully means NO sweets, but guess what? There are natural and delicious sweeteners that won’t wreck your diet, and are even GOOD for you! No arena of health and wellness is more debatable than what we should be eating. Looking back through time, the foods that constitute a healthy diet have changed so dramatically, you can literally mark the passage of time by the coming and going of dietary fads.
Read more: Four Sugar Alternatives That Won’t Poison You — Era of Light