High Fructose Corn Syrup

Several different variations of high fructose corn syrup are available and each contains a different proportion of fructose to glucose.

The most concentrated form is HFCS 90 and this version contains 90 percent fructose.

In a recent study with mice, high fructose corn syrup proved to be […]

Is Belly Fat Worse Than Other Fat

Is belly fat worse than other fat? Any type of excess body fat is bad for your health, but it appears that location may matter just a much when it comes to body fat as it does when buying real estate and visceral fat is […]

Convenience Kills

A fairly constant pattern we see among overweight and obese individuals is the habit of eating out. Many people today don’t like to cook and they eat less than half their meals at home. This convenience kills and can lead to food addiction as you […]

Saving Money on Organic Food

I’m always looking for ways I could be saving money on organic food. In a perfect world, we would be eating fresh organic food all the time. In real life however, this is not easy to do, even if you can afford to pay the […]

30 Minutes Could Save Your Life

The primary rule of personal finance is that you must ‘pay yourself first’. It is a way that guarantees you will save money because you make a payment to your savings account before you pay bills or expenses of any kind.

It’s a good rule that […]

Why Most Diets Fail

The reason why most diets fail is that people are looking for a quick way to lose weight rather than a diet they can stick to long term. That’s why the average person ends up gaining about 10 pounds for every diet they go […]

Why You Should Eat Chickpeas

Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans or gram, were originally cultivated in the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Most of us are familiar with the type of chickpea that is round and beige colored, but there are other varieties that are green or black. Like […]

Why You Should Cut Back On Sugar

I can’t help being passionate about issues that can have such a huge impact on our health and well-being. Without a doubt, added sugars make the list of ‘things we need to quit right now’.

I know, I know. We all love our sugar. But I’m […]

Foods That Help You Lose Weight

Studies show that choosing foods that help you lose weight is a good approach to weight loss. This one-year study for example showed that eating lean protein actually helped overweight individuals to reduce intra-abdominal fat. You can speed up the process even more by consuming low glycemic carbohydrates […]

Why Are You Still Hungry After A Meal

Why are you still hungry after a meal? If you are overweight or on a diet, you probably wonder about this on a daily basis. People often find themselves looking for something to snack on shortly after eating a full meal. Is it […]