Monthly Archives: July 2010

Are Artificial Sweeteners Preventing You From Losing Weight?

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Artificial Sweeteners | Foodfacts.com

Foodfacts.com is well aware that people are always trying to find ways to lose weight. A lot of folks are doing everything they are “supposed” to be doing, but they still do not lose weight. This can be very frustrating. It’s hard enough to lose weight, and when you change your eating habits and still see no results, that are even more frustrating. Continue reading

Secrets To Weight Loss

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Secrets to Weight Loss | Foodfacts.com

It happens to everyone. At one point or another, those of us working hard to lose weight end up searching for an easy miracle magic pill, something that gets us the weight loss results we want and quickly. Everyone has their own reasons but we all know that everyone has looked before or will look for the magic pill, the secret to fat loss. Continue reading

How Safe is Splenda?

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Splenda | Foodfacts.com

Splenda was invented by scientists trying to find a better pesticide. Splenda is only “made from sugar” because they took a sugar molecule and substituted three of its atoms with chlorine. Chlorine when ingested in your body turns to methanol then in turn gets absorbed as formaldehyde. The same kind of stuff used to embalm and preserve bodies. The FDA says splenda and aspartame are both safe and there are parties both for and against each. If you HAVE to have it, small amounts are not bad for you. Buying it in bulk and making sweet tea with it and using it for everything is potentially horrible for you. Continue reading

The Importance of Nutritional Information

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Nutritional Information | Foodfacts.com

Foodfacts.com observes that many families have a hard time trying to decide what foods they should be eating and which one to avoid. The problem is a lot of the nutritional information out there is contradictory. This, along with the need to save time, to make quick lunches or dinners makes many families susceptible to making the wrong food choices. If you see the numbers of harried moms in the drive thru line at your local fast food joint, you know what I mean. They know it’s not right, but they may have no idea how bad it really is for their children and deep down the make excuses for buying this “food”. Continue reading

High Fructose Corn Syrup: The Controversy Continues

High Fructose Corn Syrup | Foodfacts.com

High Fructose Corn Syrup | Foodfacts.com

One of our Foodfacts.com Blog editors was curious this 4th of July weekend and started re-examining food products at a barbecue. The result?  It was surprising just how many diverse food products continue to include High Fructose Corn Syrup as a sweetening ingredient. Continue reading