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Celiac disease is an allergy to dietary gluten. It affects individuals who are genetically predisposed to the allergy and differs from gluten sensitivity, as celiac disease elicits within the body a very defined response to gluten. [1] (more…)

Artificial additives pervade our food supply at epic proportions. Manufacturers claim the stuff is added to enhance flavor, appearance, texture, and shelf life. Food dyes, a food additive used to deepen the color of candy, dry mixes, soups, and even bread, have gotten an increasing amount of criticism these last few years. Health authorities in Austria and Norway have even banned the use of artificial food dyes and European health authorities require a warning label on food that contains the synthetic ingredients. In Britain, warn labels caution that children who […]

Toxic substances like high fructose corn syrup, aspartame, and trans fats have polluted our food supply for over a century. But, at least the ingredient label will tell you when they're present. This isn't always the case. You need to be aware of acrylamide, a neurotoxin and carcinogen that can form when carbohydrates are fried. As a cooking byproduct, it's not on the ingredients list. But, it's there and it's bad stuff. The negative health implications of consuming this chemical have even prompted the World Health Organization to issue warnings. […]

Shocking new research published earlier this year in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association reveals that consuming only the foods most heavily advertised on television makes for an unhealthy diet.[1] All jokes aside, the details that the research provides about just how unhealthy a theoretical "all-TV" diet such as this would be, is still an interesting reminder that we all need to be mindful about what we put into our bodies. Over a 28-day span, nearly 100 hours of television were analyzed. The 84-hour bulk of which was primetime. […]

We've all heard the debate about eating meat and how it may have a negative effect on the environment. Here are a few reasons why eating an excessive amount of meat may be causing more harm to our planet than good. The Effects of Meat Production on the Land Grazing land is often had by means of deforestation and has pushed a number of species to the brink of extinction. Even livestock raised using "factory farming" techniques create the same strain on the environment due to the massive quantity of […]