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Healthy Lifestyle and Still Can’t Lose Weight? Here’s Why

As obesity levels and heart disease began to rise in the ‘70s, food manufacturers convinced us that it was the fat in food that was responsible. They weren’t wrong either and this sparked the tsunami of fat-free or low-fat products we still enjoy today. Trouble is; when you take the fat out of food, you take out the taste too. Bland isn’t exactly appealing, even if it is fat free! To compensate, manufacturers turned to sugar and corn syrup to add the flavor punch that makes products appealing. Continue reading

Amazingly Sweet Alternatives to Sugar

Refined sugar contains very little nutritional value, but packs a huge calorie punch. If you have a sweet tooth and want to give up refined sugar, you have a plethora of natural, healthy substitutes to choose from. When looking for sugar substitutes, make sure that you go natural rather than synthetic. While artificial sweeteners may contain fewer calories, they have been linked to cancers and other physical ailments. With these natural sweeteners, you can have your cake, and eat it too!
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