Tag: sugar

Is Canned Fruit as Healthy?

“Is Canned Fruit as Healthy?” Food cans used to be soldered with lead compounds, so much so that people living off of canned food may have died from lead poisoning. Thankfully this is no longer a problem in the United States. Lead contamination was actually one of the first priorities of the FDA, before it…

By Ewald Bahringer September 15, 2019 87

Chocolate and Stroke Risk

“Chocolate and Stroke Risk” The problem with publishing research on chocolate is that the press jumps on it, oversimplifying and sensationalizing the message. Then the money starts rolling in from candy companies, muddying the message, but lost in all that is an important idea that the flavanol phytonutrients in cocoa do appear to be beneficial.…

By Ewald Bahringer September 15, 2019 72

Does Aspartame Cause Cancer?

[Music] the approval of aspartame has a controversial history the FDA Commissioner concluded that there was reasonable certainty that human exposure of aspartame would not pose a risk of brain damage resulting in mental retardation hormonal dysfunction or both and will not cause brain tumors however the FDA’s own public board of inquiry withdrew their…

By Ewald Bahringer September 14, 2019 70

Paleo Diet Studies Show Benefits

“Paleo Diet Studies Show Benefits” There have been about a half dozen studies published on Paleo-type diets, starting around 20 years ago. In what sounds like a reality TV show, 10 diabetic Australian aborigines were dropped off in a remote location to fend for themselves, hunting and gathering foods like figs and crocodiles. In my…

By Ewald Bahringer September 14, 2019 68

New Cholesterol Fighters

“New Cholesterol Fighters” Avoiding meat is only one part of the picture. A healthy vegetarian diet should be chock full of foods with known benefits. Within the last 12 months, eight products were tested — some for the first time ever — to see what they would do to our LDL, our bad cholesterol. Almonds,…

By Ewald Bahringer September 13, 2019 4