10 Harmful Health Effects Caused by Excessive Sugar Consumption

Foods taste sweet because they contain sugars which can be naturally occurring or added. What’s the main difference between the two?Naturally occurring sugars are the sugars found in whole foods like fruit, milk, vegetables, and some grains. Fructose and lactose in fruit and milk products, respectively, are naturally occurring sugars. On the other hand, sugars and syrups added to foods during preparation or processing, or added at the … [Read more...]

The Bitter Truth About Splenda

If you were told that a food substance could give you the following side effects, would you consume it? The synthetic chemical in the artificial sweetener "sucralose" also known as "Splenda" has been proven in tests to have these adverse health effects: · Shrunken thymus glands (up to 40% shrinkage) · Enlarged liver and kidneys. · Abnormal changes in spleen and thymus · Increased cecal weight (a pouch connected to the junction of the small and       large intestines) · Reduced … [Read more...]