Did we really need a study to tell us this? Fructose slows your brain and messes with your memory. Yes, that fizzy cola is not just bad for your waistline, it’s bad for your head parts.
In fact, those sugary foods and drinks will give you actual brain damage when you have them year after year, according to a new UCLA study done on rats.
Oh, that Cornucopia Institute, stirring up shoppers’ anger again! First it was eggs, now it’s your cereal.
A new CI report called “Cereal Crimes” found high levels of Genetically Modified Organisms in many "natural" cereals. The report compared big name cereals with cereals that ban genetically modified grains and synthetic pesticides.
The image on your left is what got people talking. After reading the CI report, a natural foods store manager in Rhode Island pulled Kashi from the shelves and posted the notice.
It’s getting hot outside! By now you’ve probably emptied the winter clothes out your closet. You might have also opened the windows and given your house a good Spring scrubbing.
That means now is a great time to clear out some clutter for a fresh start on weight loss and better health. How? Let’s go into your kitchen.
Take a look at your cabinets and pantry. Do you see stacks of aluminum cans, or big plastic bottles of unnatural looking greenish or orange fluid? Whether they’re diet or regular, these beverages have got to go. Sodas and sweetened drinks are a leading cause of obesity. Not only that, did you know even a single sweetened drink per day increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes as much as 25 percent compared to having one sugary drink as a once-a-month treat?
What’s in your shopping cart? All natural foods are great, but some are even better. These must-haves give you the greatest health benefits and help you avoid weight gain.
VEGETABLES – like fruits, fill up with as much of these and other vegetables as you like!
When you’re out and about, are you ever nervous about what’s in your water glass? If you are, just shake in a packet of True Lime! Because it turns out that lime juice can help make water safer to drink!
Here’s the story: in many places around the world, clean water is hard to come by and water-borne bacteria often causes diarrhea. For those places, UNICEF recommends a process called "Solar Water Disinfection". Water is collected in plastic bottles and set in the sun for six to 48 hours to kill germs.
The SWD method for disinfection is cheap and easy, but two days is a long time to wait for water to drink or for cooking.
Feel like celebrating May 5th? Then try these zesty fiesta dishes, delicious and easier than ever to make thanks to all natural True Citrus flavors.
If you noticed there’s a lot of lime in these recipes, that’s because in Mexico, limes, or “limóns,” are used in everything! So start your party with a traditional favorite: peanuts drizzled with True Lime, and things just get more fabulous from there!
What vitamin-rich leafy green vegetable did settlers bring to the New World to eat that we now spend hundreds of dollars to remove from our lawns?
Dandelions! It’s true. The dandelion has been an important part of European and Asian diets for centuries. Dandelion greens have more Thiamine, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Calcium, Iron and Phosphorus than spinach, according to the USDA Nutrient Database.
Ten days with a tube that goes through your nose, down your throat and drips protein into your stomach? We’ll just say it: Gross!
Yes, the latest crash diet is the Nose Tube, or “K-E Diet,” popular for women with just a few days before their weddings to lose 10 or 20 pounds.
As we mentioned in a recent blog, we have lost a lot of weight over the years and kept it off. So we thought we’d go ahead and tell you our 4 secrets to permanent weight loss.
They’re simple and don’t involve feeling hungry. In fact, along with being slimmer, we feel healthier and happier since making these habit changes.
Aside from the fabulous way it helps you drink more water – and therefore lose pounds and inches - here’s another good reason to stock up on all-natural True Lemon, True Lime or True Orange. They help you avoid too much salt, which can mean a reduced chance of heart attack or stroke.
Recent research from the University of Queensland says a fifth of deaths from heart disease could be prevented if people cut down on salt. Krikey! That’s a staggering statistic, mate!