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Losing weight has become a primary health concern for millions of people. If you have a few extra pounds, losing it can provide innumerable benefits to your body. Lowered blood pressure, lowered cholesterol, more energy, improved mood - it really is a no brainer. Unfortunately, at times, the desire to hurry progress leads some people down inappropriate paths. Using laxatives for weight loss is one such path; they are an unhealthy method for losing weight. (more…)

Cow’s milk has been a nutritious, dietary staple for children and adults for ages. Today, we're witnessing an increase in the frequency of cow's milk allergies and it's fueling a debate between proponents of pasteurized milk and raw milk. Whichever side you’re on, research continues to investigate the reasons for an apparent increase in cow milk allergies, the safety and nutrition of raw milk, dangers of milk consumption and healthy alternatives for children who cannot drink milk. Let's take a look at 10 shocking facts about cow's milk. (more…)

You want to lose weight, so you start trying to cut calories. The most obvious starting place seems to be switching from high-calorie foods with sugar to foods with zero calorie sweeteners, like aspartame. Better known by brand names, such as Equal, NutraSweet, and Spoonful, aspartame seems like a no-brainer. Fewer calories equals weight loss, right? (more…)

Aspartame is a nasty chemical that's sold as a zero-calorie healthy sweetener. But did you know that it's technically not calorie-free? Not a lot, only about 4 calories per gram. [1] That isn't a lot, and it's not a big deal. But it's one weird fact you probably didn't know about aspartame. Let's take a look at a few other points about aspartame that rarely get discussed. (more…)