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4 Tips to Reduce Your Stress Levels

Stress has an adverse affect on our health. When we are stressed out, the body produces several hormones, including the notorious ‘stress hormone’ cortisol. Cortisol increases blood sugar levels and suppresses the immune system. Long-term high levels of cortisol often cause abdominal fat to accumulate, elevate blood pressure and may even cause blood sugar imbalance. Stress […]

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Artificial food colors

Artificial food colors (or color additives) are any dye, pigment or substance that imparts color when it is added to food or drink. Without color additives, colas wouldn’t be brown, margarine wouldn’t be yellow and mint ice cream wouldn’t be green. It is estimated that there are thousands of additives in our food supply [10]! Color additives are recognized as an important […]

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Bad nutrition: the world’s biggest killer

Every year the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) presents the latest leading causes of death in the United States. This includes a robust analysis of the causes of death, and their breakdown in different states, genders and populations [1]. The goal of this post is not to focus on this morbid statistics. As always in Nutrino, we […]