Beginning next week, PepsiCo Inc. will start shipping aspartame-free Diet Pepsi to stores following concerns that the artificial sweetener can cause health problems including cancer. 
The reformulated Diet Pepsi will contain sucralose and acesulfame potassium, which are ‘less controversial sweeteners.’ The front of the new Diet Pepsi can declares “Now Aspartame Free” and PepsiCo will continue to announce the change on in-store advertising trumpeting the company’s sponsorship [...]
(NaturalNews) The numbers, quite frankly, are grim: Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in America and the fourth leading cause of cancer death globally. And even if the colon cancer is not fatal, it can lead to radiation or chemotherapy as well as surgical removal... [...]
Is diet soda bad for you? Diet soda has no sugar, calories, fat, or carbohydrates, and it feels all cold and bubbly going down your throat. What’s not to like on the surface? Unfortunately, the advertising on the can doesn’t tell the whole story, and those bubbles come at a very high price. That price can include Type 2 diabetes, seizures, loss of kidney function, various cancers, and most ironically of all, obesity.
How can diet soda cause obesity if it has no sugar, calories, fat, or carbo [...]
(NaturalNews) Researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) have developed a diet that creates the same health effects as long-term calorie restrictions such as fasts if followed for just five days a month."I think based on the markers for ageing and disease in... [...]
(NaturalNews) Candida is a more common problem than most people realize. The right supplements can certainly help, but unfortunately, Candida albicans and other species of Candida (there are over 20 of them) will bounce back if you do not follow the most effective and necessary change... [...]
(NaturalNews) Diet is Key. Without changing the diet, all of the supplements and medications in the world won't rid the body of Candida. The right food is the best medicine; it restricts the growth of Candida and aids in the growth of beneficial bacteria.A Candida diet must eliminate... [...]
(NaturalNews) It's no secret that a healthy dietary lifestyle goes hand in hand with improved physical health. Certain foods can help stave off cancer recurrences, keep diabetes at bay and lead to weight loss.However, many foods also play a role in mental health. How certain foods... [...]
(NaturalNews) Anyone who reads the paper or keeps up with the news has probably heard about what medical experts are dubbing the "epidemic" of diabetes. In the United States alone, there are between 25 and 30 million diabetics, and about 7 million of those are undiagnosed (and of... [...]
(NaturalNews) Struggling with mood swings, anxiety, brain fog or fatigue? If so, you may be GABA compromised. An important neurotransmitter that contributes to our overall sense of well-being, GABA production can become severely disrupted by chronic stress and during the dark winter... [...]
In a world where everyone appreciates a meal that’s both visually and gustatorily satisfying, the gourmet experts utilize just the right foods for zest and flavor. But where taste and display go hand in hand, one often forgets to give due credit to the salubrious properties of foods. Have you ever thought about the health-boosting advantages of these minuscule condiments, in addition to their ability to make your meal zesty?
If not, here are 5 health benefits of including essential spices in [...]
If you’ve been contemplating how to get more nutrition while consuming less calories, you’re not alone. The average American is said to need an approximate 2000 calories depending on their height, gender, and physical activity levels. But the reality is that individuals consume much more than this, and the foods making up these calories are certainly not on a ‘healthy’ level most of the time.
The chart below from the USDA’s Amber Waves publication shows the US customer’s av [...]
(NaturalNews) Bone health is not something that most people think about until it becomes an issue, which usually happens later in life. While men and women can both suffer from weakening of the bones, it is a particular issue for women, especially after they hit menopause. This is... [...]
(NaturalNews) Research shows that eating a Mediterranean diet can reduce memory and thinking decline by 24%. The Mediterranean diet, previously prescribed to prevent heart disease and promote weight loss, has also been shown to increase longevity and prevent depression. The Mediterranean... [...]
(NaturalNews) While most people who drink diet soda probably know it isn't the healthiest choice, they still may be under the mistaken impression that it will keep their weight down. Scientific studies emphasize this is not true.This was made clear in a recent study published... [...]
(NaturalNews) If you are a tomato lover, whether you chop them up for a salad, eat them whole as a juicy snack or cook them for a sauce recipe, you can be assured you are boosting your overall health in addition to enjoying their yummy goodness. Studies show that tomatoes fight the... [...]
(NaturalNews) Pharmaceutical companies spend big money on advertisements to constantly brainwash people to "ask their doctor" how a pill is right for them. Even after listing several terrible side effects, these commercials are still convincing, planting a dangerous seed in the minds... [...]
(NaturalNews) The Mediterranean diet has long been researched and touted for its many benefits. High in nutrients and antioxidants, several studies have linked this type of diet to a lower risk of obesity, heart disease, stroke and dementia.According to a new clinical study, a... [...]
New statistics have recently been released showing that Australian sales of bread and pasta have dropped by 30% in the last 3 years. Not surprisingly, this has led to a great deal of handwringing among conventional physicians and dietitians who are concerned about the food pyramid being abandoned for so-called “fad diets” such as the Paleo Diet, despite the fact that this and other gluten-free diets have benefited so many.
One of their main concerns is a perceived lack of fiber in these die [...]
(NaturalNews) In the government's opinion, salt is still considered to be a harmful substance that people need to avoid in order to protect against hypertension and cardiovascular disease. However, the science on this widely debated subject is questionably incongruent, with a bulk... [...]
(NaturalNews) While it may seem counterintuitive for someone who adheres to a clean lifestyle to ingest dirt on a daily basis, age-old cultures, as well as our current day scientific community, have found the practice to be one of the healthiest habits you can adopt. But it's not... [...]
Things just aren’t going to work between us. It’s not me, it’s you.
You are tasteless and boring, and I just can’t stop cheating on you.
I’m moving on.
How many times have you started a new diet, only to ditch it and go back to your former eating habits within a few weeks? Have you tried every new diet plan in existence? The weight loss industry brings in big bucks: it is a $60 BILLION dollar industry in the US, and the global market is [...]
Following the wave of corporations responding to consumer activism like never before, Pepsi has announced that it will be removing the artificial sweetener aspartame from its Diet Pepsi product.
Aspartame, of course, is the artificial sweetener that has been linked to a number of conditions in a wide variety of studies — some of which mega food scientists argue are ‘unscientific.’
Now, instead of debating all of the specifics on these studies, I’m going to reveal to you t [...]
(NaturalNews) After more than two decades of sweetening its sodas with aspartame -- a chemical sweetener that more and more consumers equate with a neurological poison -- PepsiCo has announced it's dropping the chemical and replacing it with sucralose.The dropping of aspartame... [...]
There have been many reports recently about the virtues of drinking alkaline water. Often they are accompanied by sales pitches for water ionizers or alkaline water machines. The marketing behind these water alkalizing product is usually quite aggressive, which begs the question. “Why?”
First, it ought to be established that the human body functions the best with fresh pure water at its natural pH of 7.0. However, found in its most natural state throughout the environment, water can [...]
(NaturalNews) In every measurable way, Americans are in worse health than ever before. It is widely predicted that our lifespan is shortening; the generations that came before us will outlive us, and we are likely to outlive the generations that succeed us.Most Americans simply... [...]
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I have temporal lobe epilepsy, and I had brain surgery at the University of Chicago in 2007. The surgery helped, but it never controlled seizures.
I have been on just about every seizure medications there are, including clinical trial medications. None of them have ever stopped my seizures.
I finally grew weary of taking them, so I began yoga, meditation, and dietary changes. I’ve been putti [...]
(NaturalNews) The paleo diet has been around for more than forty years, but recently, it has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity. At present, it is one of the most popular diet trends in America.This comeback in popularity is due in part to its new supporters, including the Crossfit... [...]
Well-meaning parents could be contributing to their children’s chronic disease by allowing them to eat processed “foods” laden with GMO ingredients, pesticides, preservatives and other toxins.
by John P. Thomas
Health Impact News
When I was about seven or eight years old, I received a stern warning from my father regarding the gas tank in his car. He told me that I was never to open the cap and put anything into the tank. I hadn’t ever done such a thing or even thought about [...]