Is Diet Better Than Regular?

Recently big soda manufacturers pledged to cut the calories in their sugar laden soft drinks. While this may seem like a good idea, their motivations may not be completely altruistic.

Consumers have been growing larger and larger as our society’s obesity epidemic has been reaching epidemic proportions. Many consumers are now demanding lower calorie alternatives to their favorite foods and ┬ábeverages.

But watch out, diet is not all that it is cracked up to be. Continue reading Is Diet Better Than Regular?

Artificial Sweeteners: Helpful or Harmful?

The use of aspartame and other artificial sweeteners in our diets has increased due to our efforts in trying to control our ever expanding waistlines. As far as food goes, aspartame is a relatively new addition to our diets, only coming into use within the last 100 years. Science is slowly learning how this chemical affects our bodies, and most of the effects are not good. Continue reading Artificial Sweeteners: Helpful or Harmful?