You Are What You Eat. So What Are You?

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Have you ever read the following ingredients on a food label before – maltodextrin, ascorbic acid, xanthan gum, lecithin, caramel color, monosodium glutamate, and mono-, di-, and triglycerides?     Ever wondered what they are?   Today’s supermarkets are filled with aisles upon aisles of food-products.    It seems like they contain a huge variety…

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Does Gluten Free = Fat Loss?

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    Gluten is the latest buzz word floating around the health and fitness industry.    I’m sure that you’ve heard of it and I’m certain that you’ve probably seen the label “Gluten-Free” on food packages claiming they are healthier alternatives.    So two questions remain, is it really healthier and ultimately, is gluten making you…

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Foods Treated with Radiation

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    This pink logo is the international symbol for irradiated foods, called the Radura.    Irradiation is the process of zapping conventional foods with radiation levels up to 500,000,000 chest x-rays or 10,000 times a human lethal dose.    Today, more than 40 food products dispersed throughout 37 countries are irradiated.    Although the…

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