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Will The UKs Sugar Tax Actually Work?

It took years. If not decades. But finally, the UK government has taken a massive step forward by introducing a new Sugar Tax on the fizzy drinks industry in an effort to combat obesity. But will the sugar tax have any effect on the amount of sugar fizzy drinks manufacturers hide in our drinks? Sweet […]

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Diet fizzy drinks aid weight loss better than water?!

Over the years we’ve been highlighting the dangers of aspartame, the artificial sweetener used in most diet fizzy drinks. Among it’s many adverse reactions are chest pains, asthma, arthritis, migraine headaches, insomnia, seizures, tremors, vertigo, and weight gain. Healthier than water? Given the fact that aspartame is used in most diet fizzy drinks, it’s surprising […]

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We Are Not Breaking The Back Of The Obesity Epidemic

Yesterday, I told you how junk food manufacturers like Coca-Cola are forking out billions to pay researchers and so-called medical ‘experts’ to publicly cast doubt over the known link between sugar consumption and obesity. The effect this is having on the global population is dire. Recently, the United Nations (UN) said that the dramatic rise […]

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Are Junk Food Giants Dictating “Healthy” Eating Policies?

My grandfather always said: “Know when you’re losing the battle.” But the junk food giant Coca-Cola, is still far from throwing in the towel when it comes to changing people’s minds about the so-called ‘health benefits’ of sugar-laden fizzy drinks. Bitter taste in your mouth Earlier this year, we told you how Coca-Cola, Nestle and […]

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Capsaicin, chilli peppers, weight loss

How Chilli Peppers Can Help You Lose Weight

The fiery heat of red chilli peppers has already been found to fend off heart disease, cancers, cataracts and Alzheimer’s disease – in addition, it’s been proven to alleviate flu symptoms and can even stop internal and external bleeding. The medicinal properties of chilli peppers come from a compound called capsaicin, which gives peppers their […]

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Artificial Sweeteners: Are You Drinking Yourself Fat?

Recently, Coca-Cola announced that its number one “global commitment to fighting obesity” is to “offer low- or no-calorie beverage options in every market.” This implies that you are very likely to see an increase in Coca-Cola’s marketing of diet fizzy drinks, laden with artificial sweeteners like aspartame… all in the name of fighting obesity. Don’t […]

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