The truth about aspartame

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Many people feel bad about having to quit their bad habits altogether. Sodas and refreshments definitely make it to the top, when it comes to dietary vices. And it sounds really bad that they get deprived of such enjoyment in food. Especially when there are alternatives, even if it’s just another “diet trend” or another “healthy” choice! Aspartame is the main ingredient in most diet cokes and this artificial sweetener could as well be called “Devil in Disguise”. But why? Read More

Lettuce: What is its nutritional value?

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In the world of vegetables, there are those that attract all attention and others that are left there, a little underestimated. If we had to categorize lettuce and specifically iceberg lettuce, it would certainly qualify for the latter. Many people find themselves in a difficult position, almost a dilemma, between choosing to eat lettuce because they like it and avoiding it, due to its lack of nutrients. Read More

How do drinks and beverages block our weight loss attempts?

How do drinks and beverages block our weight loss attempts?

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Over the last years the consumption of beverages has been significantly increased. This has resulted on many people replacing the water with these. There is a large variety of beverages to choose from: sodas, juices with fruits or vegetables, tea, coffee, milk and sweet beverages such as milkshakes and popsicles. Read More

Foods that enhance brain function

Foods that enhance brain function

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If you are struggling with your memory on a daily basis, in order to remember things that you should have known, then you may need to change your diet. The truth is that your brain needs food, just like the rest of your body. Therefore, you don’t have to panic over these slight memory loses that you experience. On the contrary, you can relax and add some extra foods on your daily nutrition. Most likely you will start to feel the difference in just a few days. Read More