Diet

High Fructose Corn Syrup Linked To Heart Disease

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) — an artificial sweetener used in fizzy drinks and sugary breakfast cereals (even those that promise to be healthy) — is the one single food additive that is believed to be the hidden cause behind most modern diseases. I’m talking about diabetes, liver failure, obesity, prostate cancer and now heart […]

It’s Too Early To Celebrate The FDA’s Ban On Trans-Fats

Recently, the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered all trans-fats to be removed from processed foods. Trans-fats are the worst type of fat you can eat. These fats are formed during a food process called hydrogenation — when vegetable oil is heated to very high temperatures and hydrogen is added which turns the liquid […]

Getting The Facts Straight About Vitamin B12

According to a recent news article reporting on the latest vitamin study, vitamin B12 failed to improve the mental function of the participants. The results of the study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, contradict numerous studies that have previously shown (without a doubt) that vitamin B12 helps regulate the nervous system, reduces […]

Urine Colour Can Warn You About Looming Health Problems

It’s probably the last thing you’ll look at as a compass as to whether your health is on track or not, but the colour of your urine can tell you a lot more about your health than you might think. According to Dr. Phillip Pierorazio, Assistant Professor of Urology and Oncology, and Director of the […]