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Coca-Cola and PepsiCo funded over 100 health organizations

Coca-Cola and PepsiCo funded over 100 health organizations

Coca-Cola and PepsiCo funded over 100 health organizations between 2011-2015 according to a new investigation by Boston University researchers. More shockingly, the study showed that the two major soda companies fought against at least 28 bills during this period that were written to lower soda consumption and to improve the […]

by October 13, 2016
Do you need 8 glasses of water a day?

Do you need 8 glasses of water a day?

Water is life and we often take it for granted. We sometimes forget that water is a powerful health tonic and provides many health benefits. The common belief is that 8 glasses of water per day is ideal. Do you need 8 glasses of water a day really? New research […]

by October 12, 2016
Drinking coffee may slow down Parkinson’s disease

Drinking coffee may slow down Parkinson’s disease

Drinking coffee may slow down Parkinson’s disease, according to the latest research from Canada. Coffee has shown much health benefits lately and is a huge part of the American lifestyle. According to Harvard research, 54 percent of Americans over the age of 18 drink coffee every day. The beverage used […]

by October 11, 2016
Pumpkin chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

Pumpkin chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

Fall is here and one of our favorite things about this season is pumpkins. They are so delicious in pies, cookies and other desserts. These pumpkin chocolate chip oatmeal cookies are made with much healthier ingredients than store-bought cookies. Let’s take a closer look at the ingredients. Cinnamon: This potent […]

by October 10, 2016
How does your pH affect cancer risk?

How does your pH affect cancer risk?

How does your pH affect cancer risk? Did you know that your body has a pH? It’s true! Keeping your body in an alkaline state is one of the keys to preventing chronic diseases and promoting overall health. Some health experts even believe that it is harder for cancer to […]

by October 9, 2016
California may add cancer warnings to aspartame

California may add cancer warnings to aspartame

California may add cancer warnings to aspartame, as California’s Carcinogenic Identification Committee is now reviewing the artificial sweetener. There has been so much controversy surrounding artificial sweeteners and Splenda is no exception. Its slogan: “Made from sugar, so it tastes like sugar has changed” after the company was sued and became: […]

by October 8, 2016
Healthy sweet potato and black bean chili

Healthy sweet potato and black bean chili

It’s hard not to love chili. While it is delicious, store-bought brands may contain preservatives and chemicals. It’s much better and healthier to make your own. This healthy sweet potato and black bean chili is a nice, seasonal twist on a traditional recipe. Let’s take a closer look at the […]

by October 7, 2016
FDA has approved an artificial pancreas for diabetics

FDA has approved an artificial pancreas for diabetics

FDA has approved an artificial pancreas for diabetics, which may change the lives of many people suffering from the disease. The pancreas may not get as much attention as the heart or kidney, but it is should be kept healthy with the right diet. When gastric juices make their way […]

by October 6, 2016