Is Your Toothpaste Safe?
You might have assumed that ingredients in products like soap and toothpaste had been thoroughly tested to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Sadly this is not the case. Some ingredients seem to be able to slip through the net of regulation, meaning dangerous chemicals are lurking in products we are using on a daily basis, […]
Do Pringles Cause Cancer?
“Once you pop, the fun don’t stop!” is a widely known catch phrase that Pringles popularized in an effort to make it’s “potato” chips easily distinguishable from others, along with their unique shape, large variety of flavors and recognizable tube packaging. With its melt-in-your-mouth texture and addictive taste, Pringles are one of those snacks that […]
Is Your Olive Oil Fake?
Every day, people are being told how beneficial it is to use olive oil in the preparation of food, but did you know a gang of Mafia suspects were busted for sending fake, adulterated olive oil to the United States? Yes, you read that right. The Italian mafia, what the Italians refer to as “agromafia”, infiltrated […]
How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat
At some point in time or another, we’ve all heard that a low-fat diet is the best way to prevent heart disease. For years, nutritionists and doctors promoted low-fat diets as the healthiest way to lose weight and prevent heart disease, but where did that idea come from? You may be surprised to learn that […]
37 Different Types Of Sugar
Sugar. In the health fanatic’s world, this can be the forbidden “s” word, and for good reason as most people consume significantly more sugar than the body requires. Overconsumption of sugar leads to a variety of health issues, but do all sugars have the same impact? Are they all created equal? Did you even realize […]