Health

  1. The Science Behind Stevia

    The Science Behind Stevia

    Even though the FDA officially deemed stevia to be a safe alternative to sugar in 2008 and categorized food grade stevia as "GRAS", which stands for "generally recognized as safe", this hasn't always been the case. For many decades, the FDA delayed their food safety approval of stevia, causing the stevia sweetener to be controversial within the health community. But was the FDA's original determination regarding the potential health hazards associated with stevia fair or unfounded? Let's take a look at the science, as well as the politics, behind stevia.

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  2. Avoid The Sugar Crash From Your Post-Workout Protein Shake

    Avoid The Sugar Crash From Your Post-Workout Protein Shake

    Forget the “freshman 5”, you’re pretty sure you just gained the “corona 19”, or did your recently reopened local gym install a bunch of widening mirrors? Gulp. Probably not. Okay, well, what’s done is done, and now is the time to undo it!

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  3. Is Stevia Tooth Friendly?

    Is Stevia Tooth Friendly?

    It's commonly known that stevia is one of the best sugar substitutes on the market. You've heard about where it comes from, how it's been used for hundreds and hundreds of years, and that it's super sweet! But what you may not know is how beneficial it is for your dental health. 

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  4. Top 4 Reasons to Replace Sugar and How to Kick it for Good

    Top 4 Reasons to Replace Sugar and How to Kick it for Good

    There are over 61 different names for normal table sugar, making it hard to identify hidden sugars in your food. The saying goes "What you don't know won't kill you" but in this case, it might. This is why it is so important to be knowledgeable about sugar's secret identities and where sugar could be hidden in your average daily diet. Read on to learn about the top 5 reasons you should replace sugar.

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  5. What is the Best Sweetener for People with Diabetes?

    What is the Best Sweetener for People with Diabetes?

    For people with diabetes, choosing the right replacement for sugar that won't raise blood sugar can be a daunting task. We're hoping this article can help guide you in the right direction towards choosing a healthy alternative to sugar.

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  6. Coronavirus and Easter: Making the most out of Easter while in quarantine

    Coronavirus and Easter: Making the most out of Easter while in quarantine

    Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life, but this year, many families are wondering whether it’s safe for them to celebrate the holiday with a few family members when COVID-19 is still spreading across the nation.

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  7. Best Ways to Boost Your Immune System

    Best Ways to Boost Your Immune System

    Feeling a little under the weather? Does the worldwide pandemic have you Google searching all the ways to help give your immune system a boost? Here's a tip, calm down! Stress causes inflammation inside the body, making it hard for your immune system to fight off bad bacteria and infections.  Read on for 6 more tried and true ways you can boost your immune system.

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