Author: News Team

Diet Soda Is Not a Healthier Alternative, Here’s Why

Research suggests sugary beverages are to blame for about 183,000 deaths worldwide each year, including 133,000 diabetes deaths, 44,000 heart disease deaths and 6,000 cancer deaths. Even drinking one or more 250 ml (about 8 ounce) servings of soda per day raises your risk of Type 2 diabetes by 18 percent. Soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are a leading source of added sugar in the U.S. diet, with 6 in 10 youth and 5 in 10 adults drinking at least one such beverage on any given day. Now the idea that diet soda is a healthier option than regular soda is one of the...

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Recipe of the Month: Meatballs with Creamy Avocado Cilantro Sauce

Tender and tasty meatballs paired with creamy and healthy avocado dipping sauce. Perfect for your low carb cocktail parties! What You’ll Need: For the meatballs: 11 pound ground pork ¼ small red onion, minced  ½ red bell pepper, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced ½ jalapeño, minced 1 teaspoon cumin ½ teaspoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon paprika salt and pepper, to taste For the sauce: 1 avocado handful of cilantro, roughly chopped juice of ½ lime 1 teaspoon lemon zest ¼ jalapeño, minced ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper ¼ teaspoon cumin pinch of salt and pepper ¼ cup mayo Olive...

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Toxins Found in Makeup Products

Kristi Warner works at a law firm that focuses on mass tort asbestos litigation, which means she is all too familiar with asbestos exposure and the damage it can cause. After purchasing a glittery makeup kit for her six-year-old daughter from popular accessories retailer Claire’s, she began to have some doubts about it. She sent the makeup to an independent lab for peace of mind, and their finding shocked her: It contained the cancer-causing tremolite asbestos. The National Cancer Institute says that this substance can cause malignant mesothelioma. Warner said the findings prompted her to test other makeup sold at Claire’s. All of the...

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Eating Clean Can Help You Excel in Your Career, Here’s How

Taking educational classes, obtaining certifications, finding a mentor: Those are all common, popular ways that people try to advance their careers. But how many of you have thought about what you eat having an impact on how you do on the career ladder? Turns out that eating bad translates into poor performance on the job. That’s because a diet that’s high in stuff that’s not good for your waistline or your overall health is also bad for your productivity. If you feel sluggish at the office, it will translate into a sluggish performance at whatever task you’re working on....

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Beware: This Oil Will Destroy Your Body and Mind

A Recent research has uncovered damage canola oil consumption triggers in your brain and the effect this may have on your memory and learning ability. The study, published in the journal Nature, also found the consumption of canola oil increased weight gain. The study was led by researcher Dr. Domenico Praticò from Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Praticò commented to the Los Angeles Times that canola oil is perceived by many to be healthy — a widespread misconception. Researchers used an animal model to evaluate the effect canola oil has on the brains of mice genetically...

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