Diet and Nutrition

Every year, more and more people turn away from their favorite sugary sodas and pick up the diet version instead. However, are diet drinks really good for you? Though they don’t contain the sugar and the calorie count of their counterparts, many of which are filled with incredibly dangerous ingredients such as high fructose corn [...]

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Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are created when a gene from one species is transferred to another, creating something that would not be found in nature. A large percentage of domestic crops (up to 85% of soybean yields) have DNA that was tweaked in a lab, yet it is nearly impossible to know which food [...]

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GMOS, A TERM that's thrown around all the time but rarely understood, have been taking a lot of flack lately. The latest confusion and controversy has prompted Whole Foods to pull Chobani yogurt from its shelves and General Mills to remove all GMOs from boxes of Cheerios. But how many people actually know what they [...]

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Marijuana is making a big splash in the world of medicine. Cannabis is recognized as an effective medical treatment option. Everyday more and more nations legalize marijuana for medical use. Patients aren't just using it to take the sting out of their diagnosis. It's actually a proven disease fighting substance. Check out six disease areas [...]

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Vitamin K is a group of fat-soluble vitamin abundant in leafy greens. Two types of vitamin K—K1 and K2—are important assets to several health functions. K1 is the type you find in spinach, kale, collard greens, chard, broccoli, and brussels sprouts. Your body can covert K1 to K2. Most of the conversion happens in the [...]

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Remember being told you eat your beetroot at the Sunday dinner table every time you went to have dinner at your grandma’s house as a child? Well I do. And I at the time, didn’t enjoy the vegetable that was capable of dying all the food on my plate a strange purpley/red colour like something [...]

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