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Agave Syrup in a Bowl

Is Agave Syrup good for my Health?

Recently, high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), has been in the news. It can lead to obesity, as more people are finding out. Recent studies have shown that HFCS can contain mercury depending on how it is made. As an alternative to HFCS, some have turned to agave syrup. It is sweet and easy-to-use. Is agave syrup good? Recent studies have shown that agave syrup can be even worse than High Fructose Corn Syrup in certain ways. Fructose is one sugar…
Various types of sugar

What to know about Fake Sugar?

You're determined to lose weight. To help you do this, you're going artificial sweeteners. Hold on! This is what you need to know before you reach for the diet soda. People who use artificial sweeteners more often gain weight than those who use the real thing. Diet drinks are even worse! Artificial sweeteners can greatly increase insulin levels. Artificial sweeteners can make it difficult to feel satisfied. Manufacturers often use two or more artificial sweetness in their processed foods to…