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What’s Really In Fast Food Chicken Nuggets? Hint: Yuck!

Doctors at the University of Mississippi Medical Center set out to determine the nutritional content of fast food chicken nuggets. I’m not sure you want to know what they discovered. Earlier this month Doctors Richard D. deShazo, MD and Steven Bigler, MD from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS published a truly disturbing study: The Autopsy of […]

October 7th

What is Sensa?

Sensa “is a patent-pending clinically tested blend of crystals that you sprinkle on everything you eat.” Sensa supposedly works with your sense of smell to stimulate the “satiety center” of your brain, telling you to stop eating; thus, you’ll take in fewer calories. Well, here’s my analysis of Sensa… What are these crystals? I like […]

September 8th

New Weight Study… Which Foods Make You Fat?

I’m not all that interested in weight, to be quite honest. If anything, I need to put on weight. But some recent news on weight gain caught my attention. A new study, Changes in Diet and Lifestyle and Long-Term Weight Gain in Women and Men, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, has found that the food you eat may be even more important than the quantity of food you eat when it comes to weight gain…

July 12th

People Who Can Taste Fat Better are Slimmer

You know that ice cream (or your junk food of choice) tastes good.  Why does it taste so good?  It’s sweet…yum.  It’s creamy and rich, but that’s not really a taste…or is it? Research shows that humans can “taste” fat.  People have varying abilities to taste fat, and how you taste fat plays a part […]

August 9th

Honey is a Health & Fitness Queen

With a lot of great health and fitness benefits, honey should be a common staple in people’s daily diets. Other than its great taste, it has numerous benefits for our bodies, immune systems, weight, and energy which you may not be aware of. Honey is a source of a variety of vitamins, minerals and amino […]

October 30th