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Swapping out SODA for WATER can help you lose 14 pounds a year

Cutting back on soda intake and replacing them with water may lead to significant weight loss within a year, a recent Consumer Reports study revealed. According to the report, drinking 20 ounces of water in place of the same amount of soda may help a person ward off as much as 119 cups of refined sugar […]

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These 15 sugary drinks are almost as bad as soda

Sugar is an addiction similar to alcohol, tobacco, or drugs. It feels and tastes good while we are consuming it, but it can destroy your body and mind on the long-term. By now, we all know that soda is addictive and wreaking havoc on our system. Therefore we often opt for what we think is […]

Pepsi Wins Battle to Keep Adding Carcinogen to Your Soda

Pepsi Wins Battle to Keep Adding Carcinogen to Your Soda

Pepsi One and Diet Pepsi drinkers lost a battle against the GMO supporting company, Pepsi Co, recently when a federal judge dismissed a class action lawsuit over the carcinogenic additive, 4-methylimidazole (4-MeI) found within the beverages. The substance 4-MeI is a byproduct of caramel coloring, and it has been proven to cause cancer in multiple scientific […]

5 Great Natural Substitutes For Cancer-Causing Soda

5 Great Natural Substitutes For Cancer-Causing Soda

We know that consumers of sugar-sweetened cola are already at risk for diabetes, obesity, and various other diseases, but the risks don’t end there. The millions of people consuming more than 1,970 milliliters of soda a day around the world are also at risk for cancer, specifically due to a carcinogenic chemical in the form […]

16 Cancer Causing Foods You Probably Eat Every Day

16 Cancer Causing Foods You Probably Eat Every Day

It’s probably not something you think about every day, whether or not the foods you are eating could contain carcinogens, but with almost 1.5 million people diagnosed with some type of cancer just last year, perhaps it’s time to look at what is in our foods that could be causing such a huge number of […]

A Sour Deception: Citric Acid Comes From GMO Black Mold, Not Fruit

A Sour Deception: Citric Acid Comes From GMO Black Mold, Not Fruit

Just what is your food made of, anyway? Try industrial synthesis, genetically modified mold secretions, hydrochloric acid, mercury-contaminated caustic soda, ferrocyanide… and, of course, lots of GMO corn. If common ingredients like “citric acid” and “ascorbic acid (Vitamin C)” sound normal and familiar enough that you practically conjure up an image of the flourishing orchard they […]

McDonald's frantically shuts down website for employees after dietary advice embarrassment

McDonald’s frantically shuts down website for employees after dietary advice embarrassment

The world’s most well-known fast food corporation is in damage control mode after an internal resource that the company created for its employees embarrassingly advised them to stop eating its own food offerings. CNN reports that the McDonald’s corporation officially shut down its so-called “McResource Line” after an official nutrition guide posted on the site […]

The Truth About Artificially Sweetened Soft Drinks

The Truth About Artificially Sweetened Soft Drinks

Almost every week, a new statistic emerges about the rising tide of lifestyle-related diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes. A huge number of factors contributes to this phenomenon including lifestyle choices and genetics, but shifts in dietary practices resulting in an increase in the intake of highly processed foods is a major contributor. In […]

	 'Junkitarian' birth: Babies born addicted to junk food

‘Junkitarian’ birth: Babies born addicted to junk food

How would you like to enter this world with a brain pre-programmed to crave junk food? Toward the realization that you are what your mother ate, the March 2013 FASEB Journal published research that suggests women who eat junk food while pregnant chemically alter the brain of their unborn child. Eating junk food while pregnant changes the […]

The 10 Worst Food Ingredients You Should Avoid Like the Plague

The 10 Worst Food Ingredients You Should Avoid Like the Plague

Food companies use lots of unhealthful and dodgy ingredients to extend shelf life, add gaudy colors, and make us crave their products.