The American Diabetes Association states foods and drinks that use artificial sweeteners are an option that “may help curb your cravings for something sweet” if you have diabetes. They’re among a number of public health organizations spreading the deceptive and incorrect message that artificial sweeteners make a sensible alternative to sugar for diabetics even as […]
Up to 180 million Americans use artificial sweeteners, including aspartame, routinely. But the idea that they’re a safe alternative to sugar, even one that promotes weight loss, is a deceiving myth. In fact, the story of aspartame has been deceitful from the beginning. Drug company G.D. Searle & Company first discovered aspartame in the 1960s. […]
More than 2.1 billion people, or close to 30 percent of the global population, are overweight or obese, and obesity is responsible for about five percent of all deaths each year, worldwide. In the US, nearly one in five deaths is now associated with obesity. That obesity factors into your mortality risk isn’t so surprising […]
In the United States, nearly 80 million people, or one in four, have diabetes or pre-diabetes. What’s worse, diabetes among children and teens has also skyrocketed. The most recent data1, reveals that incidence of type 2 diabetes among children aged 10-19 rose by 30 percent between 2001 and 2009. The same situation exists in other […]
Do you believe that drinking diet soda will allow you to “have your cake and eat it too” while still controlling your weight, or even shedding a few pounds? This is certainly what the soda industry wants you to believe.
American children are hitting puberty earlier than ever before, and the health ramifications of this go far beyond the obvious emotional challenges it may produce.
Is sugar toxic? It is when you consider the levels the average American swallows each year—a whopping 130 pounds of added sugars ingested annually. That’s about 22 teaspoons a day
Fast track your weight management efforts by ridding the body of stubborn, unwanted toxins. SLMsmart Body Cleanse detoxifies and cleans the body, making it far more able to effectively absorb nutrition and burn fat. Why Body Cleanse? Within the body, waste and toxins can build up as a result of poor diet and environment. This […]