By: Brian Craig, Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Xlear Inc. On occasion, there are articles written and posted on free Internet sites that have raised questions about the health benefits and safety of xylitol. Frequently, these articles are written to promote a personal agenda or sell a book, and in many cases are reckless in their attempts to twist facts to support their efforts. As a leading manufacturer of Xylitol products for nearly 10 years, we want to again reassure our customers and the public that Xylitol, one of the most scrutinized sweeteners on the market, is safe. Xylitol is a natural occurring sweetener, found in many fruits and.
If you struggle with heartburn, you’re not alone. Heartburn is a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), often simply called “reflux,” in which acid and stomach enzymes rise from the stomach into the esophagus, much like water bubbling into a sink from a plugged drain. Modifying your diet and lifestyle really is the most effective way to deal with this. Try these suggestions:
The new recommendation by the American Heart Association is that you take in only 5% of your daily calories as sugar. Their recent guidelines recommend 100-150 calories daily as sugar. This works out to 6-9 teaspoons daily – do we need this? The USA federal government’s guidelines were even more generous in 2010, saying 25% of the daily intake could be sugar – 5 times that…!
How do you know if you’re at risk? Physical symptoms are a good warning – those to look out for include: The appearance of slow-spreading brownish-red (occasionally yellowish) discolorations on the shins is often an early warning sign of possible adult onset (type II) diabetes. These may also be blue or reddish-blue.
Does Olive Oil really lose its goodness when you cook with it? If so, why is it so much better for you than other oil?
No, it is very stable, able to withstand high temperatures, and as such, is the best choice for cooking of all the oils.
The opposite is true in fact, sugar depletes energy leading to fatigue, allergies, lowered immunity, cancer, weight gain, arthritis and many disease states.
Yes, Dr Arthur Coca, a pioneer in the field of environmental medicine noticed that a common symptom of many food allergies is increased heart rate. Although the pulse test can help identify food allergies,