Tag Archive: Blood sugar

Artificial Sweetener

Artificial Sweetener Splenda Linked with Toxic Dioxin Production

Of all the artificial sweeteners, Splenda (sucralose) has earned the reputation as being one of- if not the healthiest, or rather, "safest" of the bunch because it originates from sugar. A guilt-free sweetener that actually comes from sugar? Sounds too good to be true, and more research says that's exactly the case. Artificial sweeteners are on our Scary Seven list of food ingredients to avoid for a reason; they're harmful chemicals that trick your body and put you at risk. Sucralose is no exception, and here's more evidence to that effect. Pointing towards the dangers of sucralose and why it should be avoided at all costs is a recent study (entitled "Sucralose, a synthetic organochlorine sweetener: overview of biological issues") published in the recent issue of the journal Toxicology and Environmental Health.

Acne

Leaving Acne Behind: How I Got Clear, Radiant Skin in 12 Steps, Without Prescriptions

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin disorder in the United States, affecting 40–50 million Americans. Like so many, I have suffered from acneic skin for as long as I can remember. I tried everything, including chemically laden prescription medications, only to leave my skin red, dry and irritated. This past year, I finally decided to take the natural approach and get to the bottom of it. I made an appointment with Dr. Lipman, as I wanted to get off birth control without experiencing a resurgence of acne, and I also wanted to find out what else may be at the bottom of my skin condition.

William Davis on Wheat

Dr. William Davis, author of “Wheat Belly” exposes the incredible appetite-stimulating, overweight- and obesity-creating effects of this peculiar product of genetics research called "wheat." Dr. Davis discusses why "eat more healthy whole grains" is the biggest nutritional blunder made on a national scale--and why eliminating it is among the most powerful strategies he's ever witnessed for losing substantial weight and reversing numerous health conditions.