AminoSweet Is The New Name For Aspartame, But It’s Still the Only Artificial Sweetener You MUST AvoidAspartame is a man-made substance that’s 200 times sweeter than sugar. Unlike sugar, however, Aspartame has almost no calories. This, of course, is why it’s used by food manufacturers and by individuals as a substitute for sugar and other caloric sweeteners. Aspartame was once the most popular artificial sweetener in the world, but this distinction is now held by sucralose (Splenda). Still, there are over 6,000 products made with aspartame, including ... Read More
Actress Melissa McCarthy (who also happens to be the cousin of Jenny McCarthy) recently lost 45 pounds and morphed from 265 to a luscious-looking 220. Her secret? She gave up bread and pasta and went on a low carb, high protein diet. Most people already know that foods like bread and pasta that are made with powdery flours quickly convert to sugar in the blood. Melissa provides a great example of what ... Read More
A picture is worth a thousand words. Lookie, lookie at the differences in sugar in common drinks. Keep in mind that just one can of soda per day equates to consuming 50 pounds of sugar per year. Thank you, George Sickel, for sending this picture to me.
We know that too much sugar is bad for our waistlines and our heart health, but now there’s mounting evidence that high levels of sugar consumption can also have a negative effect on brain health — from cognitive function to psychological wellbeing.
While sugar is nothing to be too concerned about in small quantities, most of us are simply eating too much of ... Read More
Servings: 4 (4-ounce portions)
2 large boneless chicken breasts
½ tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
½ teaspoon coarse salt
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 teaspoon Italian spice
Lightly pound the chicken breasts to a uniform thickness, about ½ thick. Brush lightly with extra virgin olive oil. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and Italian spices. Grill on a medium hot grill 7-8 minutes per side, turning once. Can be cooked on an inside, stove top ... Read More