Category Archives for "Common Food Misconceptions"

The Truth About Diet Soda and How it Affects Your Health

Diet soda is a type of carbonated beverage which promotes weight loss. While they may be a way to reduce daily caloric intake, as more people have begun to realize them as potential health hazards, sales have dropped. Manufacturers stopped sweetening with sugar and instead began to use artificial sweeteners like sucralose, saccharin, cyclamate, and […]

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MSG: Delicious, But Potentially Dangerous

MSG, or monosodium glutamate, is a food additive found in many processed foods like frozen dinners, salad dressings, and processed meats. While it certainly helps make your food more flavorful, it does not do much for your health. Dr. Joseph Mercola, a natural health expert, states that the more MSG-filled products that you eat, the more your metabolism becomes […]

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