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Scientists have given essential fats their name because the body must have them to survive, but cannot synthesize them from any other substance we eat, so a direct food source is required.
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What we do know about food additives is alarming…
Food additives are used in most processed foods today, to keep the food from going off on the shelves in the supermarket, and to entice children (and adults) to purchase them, because they’re brightly colored and tasty. Unfortunately, there is a lot that we don’t know about the long term and combined effects that these additives could have on our health, and the health of our children. But what we do know is alarming.
These Lifestyle Tips Could Help Save Your Brain
Research has shown that there are a number of activities that can be incorporated into your lifestyle that can prevent cognitive and physical decline. Adopting some simple daily habits, and doing them regularly, as well as paying closer attention to the ones you do anyway, will result in both cognitive and physical health, as you get older.
What Is Sugar, And Why Is It Dangerous To Your Health?
Sugar is a sweet, crystal-like substance that is extracted from specific plants, like sugar cane, sugar beets and sweet corn. Different forms of sugar can be created in a laboratory too. Sugar is classified as a carbohydrate, and it provides fuel for your cells to produce energy. Sugar is also the most commonly found simple carbohydrate in processed foods. But there is more to sugar than meets the eye.
Don’t Make A List Of Foods To Avoid
Maybe you’ve started off on a new health or dietary approach by making a list of all the foods and beverages that you are going to avoid. This approach is not very effective in the long term for a number of important of reasons: