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  If you’re watching your weight, it is likely that you’re eating a lot of low-calorie and low-fat food. While it is great that you’re working to lower your body mass in the name of health, you may be doing yourself more harm than good if you’re consuming one major diet ingredient that is in most “health foods.” What ingredient is that? Aspartame. What is Aspartame? Aspartame is an artificial sweetener found in a number of low-fat and low-calorie foods to reduce the amount of sugar they contain. It comes by many names such as NutraSweet, Equal, saccharin, and more....

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      If you’re trying to lose weight and get healthy, it is likely that you’re either eliminating or severely limiting sugar from your diet. However, what you may not realize is how truly dangerous this substance is for your body. In fact, here are four reasons why you should monitor your sugar intake, above and beyond weight loss: Reason #1: It is Addictive Have even just a little bit of sugar, and you’re going to want more because it is highly addictive. That is partially why it is so easy to binge on it. Your body craves more...

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  You’re always reading that you need certain minerals in order for your body to run as efficiently as possible. But, do you ever wonder where your body stores these nutrients of goodness so that you can use them best when you need them? Well, wonder no more, because here is a super quick and easy to understand lesson that will provide you with some of the answers you seek. A Little Bit About Absorption Although your stomach starts to digest the food you eat, the most mineral absorption occurs in your intestines. This is why individuals with medical conditions...

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  Sugar is found in most everything we eat. It is found naturally in some foods (such as fruit) and added to others (think desserts and sodas). However, if you consume too much of this sweet substance, it can have some very negative and extremely frightening consequences on your body. Here are just three of them: Your risk of disease increases. When you take in a lot of sugar on a regular basis, you likely have a weight issue which in and of itself increases your risk of disease. However, sugar also puts your internal body in just the right conditions...

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Created in 1972, the Atkins diet is a low-carbohydrate diet promoted by Robert Atkins from a research paper he read in the Journal of the American Medical Association published by Dr. Alfred W. Pennington, titled "WEIGHT REDUCTION", published in 1958. The Atkins diet consists of four phases: phase one, inductions; phase two, ongoing weight loss; phases three, pre-maintenance; and phase four lifetime maintenance. Phase once is a fourteen day introduction phase that involves eating very few carbohydrates, especially bread, fruit, grains, pasta, and starchy vegetables. The purpose of this is to accustom the body to burn fat instead of carbs. Phase two is when more carbs are...

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