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High Fructose Corn Syrup: Harmless Sugar Replacement or Public Health Concern?

High Fructose Corn Syrup: Harmless Sugar Replacement or Public Health Concern?

High fructose corn syrup is found in nearly every processed food in American grocery stores. From sodas to baked goods, and basically everything in between, you can be sure that these products contain corn syrup somewhere on their ingredient list. Health experts and organic food proponents have for several years decried the heavy influence that corn syrup has had on …

Obesity complications: Associated Pathologies

Obesity complications: Associated Pathologies

Obesity can result in various Disorders and pathologies:
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Obesity , as known from various Studies, is an associated cause for increase in morbidity and mortality. There is  50–100% increase in risk of death from all causes compared to normal weight people, mostly due to cardiovascular causes. Mortality rates rise as obesity increases, particularly when obesity is associated with increased intraabdominal …

Dieting for weight loss : An Unhealthy practice

Dieting for weight loss : An Unhealthy practice

Dieting and Weightloss: A vicious Cycle?
Body normally stores Reserve energy in form of fat, and utilizes it in time of starvation or hunger. Fat in fact is a good friend of human that can be worst foe as well. Obesity is one of the most concerning problem in the developed countries. Obesity itself is a social embarrassment, but above that …

The GI Way

The GI Way

For anyone looking to eat a more healthy diet, keep their weight down and increase their health a good place to start is to switch from refined carbohydrates to complex carbs. This is where the GI index can help.
GI (glycemic index) is a measure of how much a carbohydrate raises blood glucose once eaten. Carbohydrates are broken down by our …

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