Artificial Sweeteners View More

Sometimes, you just need something sweet. Whether it’s for your morning coffee, in your diet soda, or for “better-for-you” home-baked goods, who hasn’t tried a sugar-free sweetener in the name of health or weight loss?     But what if your efforts to reduce your sugar intake were actually making you fatter? What if you are… Continue Reading

An Apple a Day View More

An apple a day is supposed to keep the doctor away by reducing the risk of developing cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease.   But it’s time to add to that list, because in addition to being rich in important antioxidant polyphenols, flavonoids, and fiber, it turns out that the non-digestible compounds in… Continue Reading

junkfood on plate View More

It seems like on some days more than others, it’s harder to make healthy food choices.  You just can’t help reaching for the pizza, chips, and ice cream, even when healthier options are available.    But what exactly affects your decision-making on these particular days?  Hunger?  Bad habits?  Possibly, but a new study has a… Continue Reading