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Sugar Free “Diet Soda” Causes Type 2 Diabetes Risk to Skyrocket

Since the consumption of sugar has been linked to diabetes, many people opt for diet sodas over sugary beverages in hopes that they will help protect them from the illness. However, research from Sweden's Karolinska Institute indicates the diet variety offers no protection. In fact, the results totally debunk the misinformation the diet soda...


The Truth About Statin Drugs and the Alternatives That Really Work

While Big Pharma likes to call statin side effects rare, many statin users suffer painful side effects that take them by surprise. Now, as more and more dangerous side effects are linked to statin use, many physicians and experts are beginning to question whether or not these side effects are as rare as they were portrayed by the...


Sugar Binge Recovery: 6 Ways to Reset Your System

If you indulged in the sweets this season, here are a few ways you can counteract the damage.


8 Reasons to Enjoy a Hot Cup of Oolong Tea

Here are eight reasons you could benefit from drinking oolong tea.


Feeling Forgetful? Better Lay Off These Foods

Researchers from the Mayo clinic recently linked two classes of foods with increased risk for cognitive decline.


Breaking: Splenda May Be Linked to Certain Types of Cancer

Splenda is ubiquitous in the American diet. It's in more than 4,500 foods and beverages including diet sodas and products labeled “sugar-free” or “light.”


Warning: Eating This Impairs Brain Healing

You may want to skip dessert tonight. New research reveals hidden negative effects of the sugar diet on your brain's ability to function.


6 Good Reasons to Stop Drinking Soda Immediately

If drinking soda is one of your guilty pleasures, you should pause to think about what you’re really putting in your body each time you take a sip.


Damage From “Sugar Brain” as Bad as Stress or Abuse

Researchers find sugar consumption impairs your emotional makeup and mental abilities even more than extreme stress or abuse.


What Sugary Beverages Really Do to the Adolescent Brain

Sugary beverages produce inflammation in the hippocampus, the area of the brain involved in the formation, storage and organization of memory.