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How Artificial Sweeteners Promote Weight Gain and Poor Health. The three most common artificial sweeteners are saccharin, aspartame, and sucralose.

How Artificial Sweeteners Promote Weight Gain and Poor Health

People choose these sugar substitutes in order to restrict calories and avoid sugar. However, most of the evidence suggests that all these substances actually cause an increase in caloric intake and weight gain, stimulate appetite, trigger bouts of compulsive overeating and binging, and a wide array of other neurological, behavioral, and gastrointestinal symptoms. Consumers of Artificial Sweeteners Gain Weight The American Cancer Society followed almost 80,000 women who were similar in age, weight, and ethnicity.

Live to 110 Podcast #75: Gut Bugs and Belly Fat Connection with Mike Mutzel. 27 Hormones Involved in Weight Problems (not big 4) How gut bacteria can control your mood and food choices. (NaturalHealth365) If you have ever had junk food derail your best intentions of eating healthy, you have probably blamed weakened willpower.

How gut bacteria can control your mood and food choices

But the real culprit fueling those cookie and chip cravings may have nothing to do with your brain. Instead, it could be your own gut flora – those tiny microbes living in your intestinal tract – sending you strong signals to devour sweets, salty snacks or other less-than-desirable foods. As crazy as it may seem, the ecosystem of microbes thriving in your intestinal system is adept at promoting feelings of hunger, sparking dietary choices that match their own needs at the expense of competing bacteria. The microbes in your intestinal system are abundant, with scientists estimating that the average person has between 15,000 and 30,000 species of gut bacteria, fungi and other gut microbes.

All that diversity leaves each microbial species with its own favorite food sources, in large part taking cues from available food sources over time. US JUNK FOOD CONSPIRACY - WHAT IS HIDDEN IN YOUR FOOD? Those Monsanto Genes. By Catherine J.

Those Monsanto Genes

Frompovich This information was sent to me by a colleague Rose Stevens in Canada. Understanding and Overcoming Food Addiction. 20th April 2015 By Dawn Walton Guest Writer for Wake Up World It’s getting late.

Understanding and Overcoming Food Addiction

You’ve had a long stressful day at work and you are sitting flicking through the TV channels. You are bored. Later you beat yourself up. You tell yourself you are only eating because you are bored. Tomorrow comes. Lose weight quickly and effectively with juicing. Sun.

Lose weight quickly and effectively with juicing

Nov. 10, 2013 by Linda Kordich (NaturalHealth365) Juicing is the quickest and most nutritious way to lose weight – safely and effectively. The first few days may be a little uncomfortable, but within 48 hours you will start to crave these vegetable juices! If you’re a beginner – here’s an important tip. Stay away from fruits (apples are ok) while you are juicing to lose weight. Gluten Confirmed to Cause Serious Weight Gain, or ‘Wheat Belly’ – Scientific Research. The case against gluten seems to have been closed with recent research from a Brazilian research team that published a report in the January 2013 Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry.

Gluten Confirmed to Cause Serious Weight Gain, or ‘Wheat Belly’ – Scientific Research

It seems to have put an exclamation point on the wheat belly controversy. Lacking scientific data confirming the mechanics of how gluten may or may not affect obesity, the study was set up to examine the differences in specific genetic and biochemical markers between rats fed gluten and rats that were kept gluten free. The "wheat belly" syndrome and how it leads to other health issues was the purpose of their research.

The research team chose biological markers that could indicate the onset of obesity and metabolic syndrome, precursors to diabetes and cardiac issues. Both groups of rats were fed high fat diets. An analysis of the study This study report, according to Sayer Ji proves that the major factor of obesity is gluten, not calories. Health In Focus Bizarre But True: This Is Where Your Body Fat Ends Up When You Lose Weight - Health In Focus. Bizarre But True: This Is Where Your Body Fat Ends Up When You Lose Weight Image © Kaspars Grinvalds – fotolia.com You won’t believe what actually happens to the fat when you lose weight!

Health In Focus Bizarre But True: This Is Where Your Body Fat Ends Up When You Lose Weight - Health In Focus

Health In Focus Important Scientific Study Finds That Artificial Sweeteners Induce Glucose Intolerance - Health In Focus. Important Scientific Study Finds That Artificial Sweeteners Induce Glucose Intolerance Image – © roblan – fotolia.com The body metabolizes sugars, producing ATP (short for adenosine triphosphate) which is the fuel used by cells to perform their various functions.

Health In Focus Important Scientific Study Finds That Artificial Sweeteners Induce Glucose Intolerance - Health In Focus

When glucose isn’t used by cells, it can turn into fat and deposit in different areas of the body – which is why people who aim to lose weight turn to artificial sweeteners to sweeten their food. [1] Non-caloric artificial sweeteners (NAS) are extremely popular owing to their perceived ability to aid with weight loss and diabetes prevention. Having no calories, they replace sugar and therefore lower calorific intake. [2] Get rid of cellulite naturally. Mon.

Get rid of cellulite naturally

Nov. 18, 2013 by Dr. David Jockers (NaturalHealth365) Cellulite is one of the most unsightly things many individuals remark about their bodies. Research has indicated that stress hormones play a significant role in the creation and elimination of cellulite. In fact, evidence indicates that healthy lifestyle strategies can positively affect the hormonal balance and risk factors associated with cellulite. Never eat these cereals that HARM your hormones and cause weight gain, or worse. These Cereals Destroy Your Hormones, Zap Your Energy & Cause Weight Gain Most cereals are promoted as "health foods" by the giant food corporations.

Never eat these cereals that HARM your hormones and cause weight gain, or worse

However, these sinister common breakfast foods that almost everyone consumes daily are killing you slowly, zapping your energy levels, causing diabetes, excess body fat, cancer, and even faster aging in your body. I'll explain why below... by Mike Geary - Certified Nutrition SpecialistBest-Selling Author: The Fat-Burning Kitchen & The Top 101 Foods that FIGHT Aging If you care at all about your body and health, I'm sure you already know to avoid the obvious sugary cereals like the flakes with sugar frosting, the fruity sugar cereals with artificial colors, the frosted wheat biscuits, or the marshmallow cereals that so many parents are poisoning their kids with these days.

However, even most breakfast cereals that aren't frosted in sugar are marketed heavily as "heart healthy", "rich in fiber", and "a good source vitamins & minerals"... 3 Vegetables that Help to Burn Stomach Fat. 3 Unique Veggies That Fight Abdominal Fat? A surprising way that a few specific vegetables can actually stimulate the burning of abdominal fat... article by Mike Geary, Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Nutrition Specialist Author -- The Truth about Six Pack Abs & The Fat Burning Kitchen.

Health Basics: How do MSG, artificial sweeteners and gluten cause fast weight gain? How to Fix Your Leptin Issues. Three artificial chemicals that are making us fat. (NaturalNews) In 2006, Felix Grun and Bruce Blumberg, two developmental biologists at the University of California, Irvine, published a research paper about artificial chemicals known to contribute towards obesity. These chemicals, which the researchers named "obesogens," are foreign compounds that compromise the balance and development of lipid metabolism, often by disrupting endocrine function.(1) Since 2006, peer-reviewed studies have identified approximately 20 substances as obesogens.(2) Worse still, at least 3 of these substances are commonly found in the average American household. How many of the following obesogens are you aware of?

Bisphenol A (BPA) is perhaps the best-known obesogen and one of the most destructive. Weight Loss By Reprogramming Your Metabolism. Fatty food can weaken the immune system. Fresh evidence that fatty food is bad for our health has come to light: mice fed a lard-based diet over a long period got worse at fighting bacteria in the blood, reveals a thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy.

The mice fed the lard-based diet derived 60 per cent of their total calories from fat. They were compared with mice fed a low-fat diet, where no more than ten per cent of their calories came from fat. As expected, the mice on the high-fat diet got fatter. A more surprising result was that their immune system was less active. The white blood cells got worse at dealing with bacteria in the blood, which could have contributed to many dying of sepsis. Scientific Study Finds Coconut Oil Decreases Obesity. Scientific Study Finds Coconut Oil Decreases Obesity Please be sure to Join our email list and receive all our latest tutorials daily – free! 1K+ Background image – © Marco Mayer – Fotolia.com Here’s some amazing news for fans of natural foods: Did you know that a 2009 scientific study of 40 women aged 20-40, each with abdominal obesity, found that consuming just 30ml of coconut oil a day led to a significant reduction in waist circumference? What 2,000 Calories Looks Like.

Yogurt with fruit and nuts (210), toast and jam (85), coffee (2), beef stir-fry and farro (400), diet soda (0), pretzels (220), pear (100), chicken and arugula (490), brussels sprouts and squash (55), water (0), wine (120), cookies (200) Writers, nutritionists, doctors, chefs and Michelle Obama have all been promoting a hot new diet: home-cooked food. “People who cook eat a healthier diet without giving it a thought,” Michael Pollan recently told Mark Bittman, both authors and advocates of the cook-it-yourself diet. “It’s the collapse of home cooking that led directly to the obesity epidemic.” The magic of the diet, its advocates say, is that it doesn’t mean skimping on portions or going without meat, eggs, cheese, alcohol or dessert. We asked James Briscione, the director of culinary development at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York, to prove it by preparing some examples of a day’s worth of home-cooked meals totaling about 2,000 calories, everything included.

Herbs for Weight Loss: A Recipe for Slimming Herbal Tea. Benefits of Beans - A Natural Fat Burner! Being the first) for providing protein to people around the world. In comparison to grains, however, beans have approximately an identical number of calories, but contain two to three times more protein. As a matter of fact, beans are really a superfood.