Archive for December, 2009

Splenda Causes Digestive Imbalance

Splenda Causes Digestive Imbalance

December 31, 2009 | by

A new study from Duke University Medical Center links the popular sweetener Splenda with digestive imbalance. There has been much debate over Splenda’s safety, but this is not the only study that highlights Splenda’s ill effects. Find out what Splenda does to the digestive system, and how to fix what’s already been done.

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Building Muscle Tone and Muscle Mass – Attaining Your Desired Physique

Building Muscle Tone and Muscle Mass – Attaining Your Desired Physique

December 28, 2009 | by

Everyone has seen the ridiculous advertisements claiming their product will magically help you gain thirty pounds of lean muscle in three weeks. These products hardly ever work, and they’re usually pretty harmful to your body. There is no reason to waste a cent on these scams.

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Healthy Holidays | How to Enjoy Holidays the Healthy Way

Healthy Holidays | How to Enjoy Holidays the Healthy Way

December 24, 2009 | by

Regardless of what you celebrate, this time of year harbors in thousands of different food choices which aren’t exactly supportive of healthy holidays. Even hardened health-zealots will most likely end up enjoying a few slices of the homemade apple pie, so don’t feel guilty if you indulge a little over the holiday. Instead of skyrocketing stress levels, allow yourself this time to enjoy yourself and keep negative emotions at bay.

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All Natural | What does it really mean?

All Natural | What does it really mean?

December 21, 2009 | by

The phrase “all natural” is quite popular now and is being used everywhere. With healthy-eating habits rising, people are searching around for “all-natural” foods more than ever. Unfortunately this has ignited a chain reaction with the food industry, resulting in the deceptive labeling of more foods with “all natural”. But what does “all natural” really mean?

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Study Proves Three Monsanto GM Corn Varieties Pose Health Hazard

Study Proves Three Monsanto GM Corn Varieties Pose Health Hazard

December 19, 2009 | by

A new study published in the International Journal of Biological Sciences ends the debate regarding the health effects of genetically modified food (GMO). With their findings almost as shocking as the fact that genetically modified food was ever allowed on the shelf

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An Exercise Plateau May Be Blocking Your Muscle Gains

An Exercise Plateau May Be Blocking Your Muscle Gains

December 13, 2009 | by

So you’ve finally motivated yourself to get to the gym. You have a great routine you follow every week that works perfectly for you. Progress is great and at this point there is really nothing else you could ask for due to the overwhelming satisfaction.

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Cut Cardio Time in Half with High-Intensity Interval Training

Cut Cardio Time in Half with High-Intensity Interval Training

December 13, 2009 | by

The traditional way of doing cardio is a thing of the past. Instead of spending two hours jogging on a treadmill and getting zero results, you can get substantial results in only fifteen minutes. The best part? It doesn’t cost a dime. Check out how you can utilize this modern day cardio technique.

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