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Maple Syrup Gives You Valuable Health Perks

…" they probably contain additional ingredients. You also want to pass on pancake, waffle, or table syrups which are often nothing more than high fructose corn syrup with added maple flavoring. In fact, pure maple syrup may be one thing you want to source from local producers, wherever you live. Many…

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Are You In Sugar Shock?

It’s a well-known fact that obesity is on a steady rise in U.S. since the introduction of high fructose corn syrup to our foods. Look for high fructose corn syrup on the your labels—some foods you may not even suspect have sugar in them!—and you may be amazed at how much sugar you are actually…

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Why High Fructose Corn Syrup is Health Enemy #1

The other day, I was talking to a friend who while sipping a regular soda loaded with high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) said he knew the stuff was bad, but he didn’t know exactly why. Many people are in that same boat. They hear the bad press about HFCS, but they don’t know exactly what’s so evil…

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The Harmful Substance That's "Sweeter" Than Sugar

As bad as regular cane sugar is, the real enemy is high fructose corn syrup. This cheap sweetener, which is made from cornstarch, is seriously bad news for everyone, especially those of you with heart risk factors. It’s another man-made toxic burden for the body, and probably worse for our health…

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Sugar is a Major Cause of Heart Disease

…your risk of cardiovascular disease. How To Avoid Heart Disease Caused by Sugar * Beware of high fructose corn syrup. Most of the sugar you eat is “hidden,” usually under the guise of high fructose corn syrup. This corn-based sweetener is used in thousands of foods, from ketchup and tomato sauce…

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How to Control Your Sugar Intake

…extremely important to control your sugar intake. So avoid it in the first place! * There’s Really Nothing “Sweet” About Sugar * Why High-Fructose Corn Syrup is Health Enemy #1

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Make Healthy Breakfast Choices

…Frequent the Drive-Thru: No only do fast food breakfasts contain a jackpot of sugar, many are high in damaging hydrogenated oils, white flour, high fructose corn syrup and calories! * DON’T Eat Processed Meats: Breakfast meats like bacon and sausage are loaded with salt, sodium nitrate and other chemicals…

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9 Tips for Heart-Healthy Grocery Shopping

…which isn’t good. You also want to avoid products that contain sugars (any ingredient that ends in “ose” is a sugar), and especially high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). 9. Fresh is always best, even when it comes to herbs and spices.

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Vitamin K2 & It’s Benefits

…Japanese food market that ships natto and all kinds of great Japanese foods. Though I didn’t see them listed, I have read comments online that high fructose corn syrup and MSG appear on the label, but those ingredients are stated elsewhere in the seasoning packets, which you can just discard. If you just…

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Cholesterol Testing and Statins for Kids? Medicine’s Run Amok

…children and their parents about maintaining a healthy lifestyle. We need to encourage children to exercise and not allow them to eat sugar, soda, high-fructose corn syrup, and processed junk food. Those things—not high cholesterol—are what is making them fat, insulin resistant, diabetic, and vulnerable…

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Eating Healthier By Avoiding These 10 Foods

…pickle contains a whopping 1,400 mg! If you love pickles, check your health-food store for low sodium, or preferably no sodium, varieties. * High fructose corn syrup (HFCS). This insidious sugar contributes to a whole host of cardiovascular problems—come back to my blog on Monday, and I’ll tell you…

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The Not So Sweet Truth About Sugar

…disease than cholesterol. 6 Ways to Protect Yourself: 1. Read Labels: Most of the sugar you eat is “hidden,” usually under the guise of high fructose corn syrup in processed foods. Do everything you can to avoid these sneaky sugar products. 2. Steer Clear of Doughnuts, Cookies and Pastries: These…

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