Hijacked! – The Food Industry Shifts Message

An attempt is being made by the food industry to hijack our eating habits! Have you noticed food manufacturers’ use of whole grain, omega-3, and gluten-free claims to market highly processed junk foods  that are “made with” whole grain and “gluten free”? Food manufacturers are also adept at getting consumers to think that various processed […]

Is Diet Soda Dangerous?

Do you think diet sodas are dangerous? In a new study done over ten years and sampling 60,000 women, it was shown that women who drink two or more diet drinks a day have much higher cardiovascular disease rates and are more likely to die from the disease. In the largest study done of it’s […]

Diet Soda Makes You Fat

Diet soda makes you fat? Really? I grew up on diet sodas and loved that it was calorie-free but no mention that it made us fat! A  study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found Diet sodas raised the risk of diabetes  more than sugar-sweetened sodas! Women who drank one 12-ounce diet soda […]

Does Diet Soda make you Fat?

Think choosing no-calorie diet over the regular sugary soda is the smarter choice? Maybe not. A recent study found that diet sodas drinkers have larger waistlines than non-drinkers. The study compared diet soda drinkers to a group of non-diet drinkers (including both regular soda fans and people who didn’t drink any soda). While all participants’ […]