Archive for the ‘Diet’ Category

Is Sucralose Splenda Safe for Diabetics?

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

It is safe for diabetics. Sucralose does not cause an insulin response, so it has no effect on blood sugar levels. This is due to the fact sucralose is not recognized by the body as a carbohydrate. In fact, it passes through the body totally unchanged and is not metabolized at all. (more…)

Food Police Stir Up New Tempest in A Teapot — or Breadbox

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

As if consumers haven’t had enough food scares in the past few years, the self-styled consumer activist group, the Center for Science in the Public Interest, is now attacking an ingredient sometimes added to dough — potassium bromate–because it has been shown to cause kidney cancer in some strains of lab rats when they drink large amounts of it in water.
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Save the Seeds

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

When you carve your pumpkins into Jack-o-lanterns this season, know that those seeds inside pack a wallop in nutrition. Be scared of missing out of a really good treat if you throw them away. I’ve included some great recipes, too!

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Top 10 Women’s Health Tips

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

It seems that all of the advertisers think that we ladies need to be on a diet following the holidays. As the Christmas commercials stop, the diet and exercise commercials start.

Get a free month’s membership at the fitness center! Join that diet program for only $4 per week! Buy this revolutionary exercise machine that is all the rage in Hollywood! You’ve seen these commercials too I am sure. On and on the ads drone endlessly, depressing us even more. Yes, many women do try to lose a few pounds after Christmas. Yes, many women do have weight loss at the top of their New Year’s resolutions; that’s true. (more…)