Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as ‘healthy’. Through this entertaining and informative journey, Damon highlights some of the issues that plague the sugar industry, and where sugar lurks on supermarket shelves. THAT SUGAR FILM will forever change the way you think about ‘healthy’ food.
DIY Homemade Sugar Scrubs [Infographic]
via U Create
Want to give a gift to that person who seems to have everything and it hard to shop for?! Or maybe just for yourself, create a luxurious sugar scrub using your favorite scent!
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Foods that Fight Stress [Infographic]
It’s easy to forget the importance of everything we put into our bodies. What we eat has a critical impact on our health and in turn, our ability to deal with stress.
The main takeaway from this article should be to eat the most nutrient-dense foods possible. Meaning, for every bite you put in your mouth be sure you are getting important macronutrients, vitamins and minerals.
Here are some foods (note this is just a brief list – there are many more!) that can help alleviate your stress.
Remember, if you are under chronic or severe stress, food is just one component. Adequate sleep, hydration and stress management are also important factor to address!
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Facts about Fruit Drinks [Infographic]
Found on How Stuff Works and originally published on HealthScience.net
as Soda’s Evil Twin: The Dangers of “Fruit Drinks”
According to info gathered by HealthScience.net, fruit drinks are not only not “healthy” but they are in many cases actually worse for you than soft drinks and sodas. Higher in sugar and much higher in calories. And even though some (but not all) contain real fruit juice, they are probably responsible for more expanding waistlines than those donuts you gave up eating during the morning sales briefing. (Considering an 8-ounce serving of Snapple Apple has more sugar than 2 and a half Krispy Kreme glazed donuts, you were probably off reaching for the box rather than the bottle.)
— ERIC ROGELL on Discovery.com
Health Tips that really work [Infographic]