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Everyday Healthy Living

Possibly due to the increased negative press about the side effects of Aspartame consumption, this low calorie sweetener will get a new name. As one of the most controversial food additives in history, it can be found in thousands of sweet tasting foods such as soda, gum, sweeteners, diet and diabetic foods, breakfast cereals, jams, […]


It seems only yesterday we were shoveling out from over two feet of snow. I always vow not to put my Air Conditioning until at least Memorial Day. With the “Heat Wave” of this week I had to re-think my strategy. Here’s a little tip to keep your house cool, avoid turning on the AC […]


High Fructose Corn Syrup

by carko on November 5, 2009

I avoid High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) at all costs. Some say there is a direct correlation between increased usage of HFCS in foods and obesity rates in the US. I think it’s more detrimental to our health than eating good ol’ table sugar. A few weeks ago, I was at a hotel in St […]