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Decoding Ingredients on Processed Food Labels

The food industry in United States is legally using more than 3,000 food additives (preservatives, flavorings, colors and other ingredients). The good news is that most of them are disclosed on the food labels. Below are some examples of the most medically questionable and harmful additives in everyday foods that you should avoid entirely if […]

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Food Label Claims

Being fooled at the supermarket? 20 Claims on Food Labels Exposed!

Nowadays a trip to the supermarket can mislead even the smartest shoppers. Food manufacturers toss around buzzwords like “100% Natural”, “Made With Real Fruit”, “0g Trans Fat“, “Immune Support”, “No High Fructose Corn Syrup” or “No Artificial Flavors” on their food labels as a clever way of making not-so-healthy items remind you of something that […]

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Fructose in Fruits, Vegetables, Nuts, Seeds, Legumes and Grains

The average person eats an estimate of 70 grams of fructose per day which is triple the recommended daily limit. Most of it comes from “hidden” sources of fructose such as processed foods and soft drinks. But even if you remove these processed foods from your diet, you can still easily go over the recommended […]

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Heavy Metals / Toxic Metals

The most common heavy metals, their sources and their effects

Below is a summary of the most common heavy metals, their sources and the burden they add to the human body as provided by Doctor’s Data Inc. Doctor’s Data Inc (DDI) is a premier clinical laboratory with over 30 years experience that specializes in essential and toxic elemental testing. Their tests are utilized to detect, […]

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Sugar Containing Foods

Toxic Sugar: The Dangers of Added Sugar and Sugar Derivatives

It wasn’t until I first gave up added sugar back in October 2010 when I came to realize how toxic sugar was and that my health was falling apart. I was addicted to sugar! That was the first time in my life when I had an excruciating headache that lasted for more than a week, […]

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