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Six Dangers of Using Canola Oil

Canola oil is a hot topic. Some view it as healthy, while others consider it harmful. When two viewpoints are so varied, it can be confusing at best. Some feel it is healthy because of the amount of omega-3s it contains. The other side argues that it’s harmful and it acts as a toxin with […]

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10 Ways to Trick Yourself into Eating Less

The brain can be retrained into eating less food. One way is by eating more foods that are rich in nutrients but low in calories. In essence, it all comes down to being mindful of what you eat and eating with a purpose. Decreasing the amount you eat starts with being intentional. This will require […]

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The Pros & Cons of Consuming Citric Acid

  Is it really safe to consume citric acid? The Environmental Working Group has classified citric acid as non-toxic and not expected to be a human health issue. The FDA even gives it a “food additive” status. It appears that applying citric acid to your skin, or consuming it are not generally associated with any […]

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The Side Effects Dangers Associated with MSG

  MSG, or monosodium glutamate, is a flavor enhancer often added to foods to help boost the flavor. It’s typically added to canned, frozen or processed foods. MSG is taken from a protein called glutamic acid which is plentiful in many foods, even fruits and vegetables. It is produced via fermentation. What makes it so […]

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