Artificial Sweeteners Cause Weight Gain and Diabetes

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Artificial sweeteners, because they contain no calories, are used in place of sugar to prevent weight gain and diabetes. Unfortunately, they do not provide the benefits attributed to them. The major artificial sweeteners are Aspartame (Nutrasweet), Sucralose (Splenda), and Saccharin (Sweet “N Low). More than 6000 foods contain these products, and the number is rising…. Read more »

Top Ten Super Foods

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The CDC completed a cross sectional study looking at the nutrient density of powerhouse fruits and vegetables. Let’s look at the top 10 nutrient dense foods that we should be emphasizing on a daily basis. Superfood List Watercress – This may surprise many as it is not always the first food selected in the produce aisle…. Read more »

Prostate Cancer – You Can Live With It

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Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of cells that impair normal body functions, leading to disability or death. Most people, including doctors, believe that cancers should be cut out if possible. Some surgeries, such as removal of the breasts or ovaries, are performed even prior to a cancer diagnosis, with the assumption that cancer will otherwise… Read more »

For Knee Arthritis – Injection is Better Than Oral Therapy

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A meta-analysis of treatments for osteoarthritis of the knee reached a surprising conclusion: intra-articular injections were more effective in relieving pain than any oral medication. (Annals of Internal Medicine, January 6, 2015, pages 46-54) The knee is the joint most commonly affected by osteoarthritis. Forty percent of people older than 45 years have some degree… Read more »