Never Eat These Chocolates (Brands, Toxins and Ingredients To Watch Out)
Chocolate. Even just thinking about decadent, rich treat makes those with a major sweet tooth begin to salivate. It is one of those rare indulgences that can truly be beneficial to your body, but only if you are eating the right kind. Not so surprisingly, most chocolate companies, especially the popular, cheap ones, use cheap […]
What Really Goes Into a Jar Of Nutella?
With the release of Nutella inspired foodie treats like Nutella filled cronuts and fried wontons, this sweet chocolatey hazelnut spread is no stranger in the average household cabinet. Nutella is consumed so often that the weight of consumption over a year is approximately the size of the Empire State Building. However, Nutella hasn’t always had […]
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 […]
Is Dried Fruit a Healthy Snack?
We have all grown up snacking on dried fruit, believing that it is really good for us. What no-one ever told us is that too much dried fruit can actually be bad for you! Some dried fruits are full of preservatives that are detrimental to your health, but even the completely natural and organic varieties should […]
12 Charts that Show What’s Wrong with your Diet (and why)
If you look back a generation, you’ll see how much diets have changed. Most food that was served when the current thirty something’s were children, was home cooked and locally grown. Today we eat from restaurants far more frequently. At home we prepare many pre-packaged or ready meals to save us time and effort. When we do cook ourselves, the ingredients we use are often loaded with flavorings, sugar and chemicals.