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HFCS, a sure-fire recipe for disaster

High fructose corn syrup is a basic ingredient for many soft drinks and processed baked goods. Because of this, fructose now accounts for 10% of total caloric intake for Americans with teenage boys consuming even more – topping in with … Continue reading

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Eating like kings

A majority of Americans have an up-side down meal schedule. They tend to eat little to no protein for breakfast, a bit of protein for lunch and an excess of protein at dinner. If the recommended daily dietary allowance for … Continue reading

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Lemon juice to the rescue!

The benefits of fresh lemon juice: Do you have indigestion? Try a wedge of lemon and see if the burning goes away. If it does, you had too little acid in your stomach to keep the esophageal sphincter closed. Take … Continue reading

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Grapefruit goodness:

Grapefruit has long been known to help with weight loss. Now they are found to help fight kidney cysts and polycystic kidney disease. The grapefruit diet is not a myth. Eating half a grapefruit or drinking a glass of fresh … Continue reading

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/04/13

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Sitting for sittosis

Here’s a new one for you: Sittosis. Sittosis is the latest buzz-word for muscle atrophy. Sittosis occurs when you don’t use your muscles for an extended period of time. Because of the lack of use, both your muscles and bones … Continue reading

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Conjugated lino-what?

Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) has both antioxidant and anti-cancer properties. Studies show encouraging results with CLA in hindering the growth of tumors in mammary, skin, and colon tissues. Over 30 CLA studies have shown its body weight management properties, which … Continue reading

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