Category: Healthy Eating

Coconut Oil as a Health Food: Solid Science or Just Nuts?

In the pantheon of sanctified, near-magical healthy food, coconut oil has claimed a hallowed spot in recent years. With supposed benefits for everything from cholesterol levels to Alzheimer’s disease prevention, and even pulling duty as a natural moisturizer for hair and skin, it would seem coconut oil is an unparalleled nectar of life.  Keen observers, […]

Refined and Complex Carbs: How to Make the Right Choice

Over the last several years, there has been what seems like a crusade against carbs. You could be forgiven for thinking that carbohydrates, an essential, and nearly unavoidable part of most diets, were out to kill us.  Not all carbs are created equal, though. The truth about simple carbs is, as is so often the […]

Erythritol, Stevia: The New Natural Sweeteners

Let’s say you are standing in the soda aisle at your local grocery store. Everywhere you look, there are “sugar-free” options for nearly every one of your favorite drinks. Some of them even claim to have zero calories from sweeteners. If you are counting calories, but still crave a carbonated beverage, this may seem like […]

Erythritol: Healthy or Harmful for Weight Loss?

For the last few decades, it seems like our hopes for, and the reality of, American waistlines have been heading in opposite directions. As society puts on the pressure to get thinner and thinner, the problem of obesity in America has turned into an epidemic. People have been looking for answers to why so many […]

Erythritol: The Diet Sweetener that May Cause Weight Gain

It is worth being skeptical of any food or additive promising amazing results. Can it be true that zero-calorie sweeteners are actually healthy for you? Is it even possible to still eat sweets and lose weight? One sugar substitute making bold claims is a product called Truvia. Billed as a zero-calorie natural sweetener, this relatively […]

Drinks That Help You Lose Weight

So, you have your eyes set on a new weight loss goal. You have looked at an exercise plan and have begun thinking about changes to your diet to start losing weight. The question is, how are you going to start your day?  It turns out there is a lot to gain, or lose as […]

Erythritol: Benefits and Risks

You can’t pay much attention to your health in the United States and escape the consistent calls to cut sugar from your diet. It seems sugar is taking a beating these days as new studies link sugar intake to a host of medical issues.  Avoiding sugar is not as easy as you might think. Sugar […]

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