22 Aug '11, 12am

How Soda Affects Health | Care2 Healthy Living

How Soda Affects Health | Care2 Healthy Living

I’ve been warning readers of the dangers of soda since I started Mercola.com, well over a decade ago. Since then, science has caught up; now definitively showing the profound health risks of this popular beverage. Here is a video I recommend watching, click here! Amazingly, as of 2005, white bread was dethroned by soft drinks as the number one source of calories in the American diet! I keep repeating that statistic because I find it so incredible. According to recent statistics, Americans consume close to 50 billion liters of soda per year, which equates to about 216 liters, or about 57 gallons per person. That equates to a staggering amount of sugar! Play-By-Play of what Happens in Your Body when You Drink a Soda Soda is on my list of the five absolute worst foods and drinks you can consume. The video above offers a compelling illustration of why I make this claim. In it,...

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Wisdom from Ellen Whitehurst | Care2 Healthy Living

Wisdom from Ellen Whitehurst | Care2 Healthy Li...

care2.com 21 Aug '11, 9pm

One of the first movies I can remember resonating with as a small girl was the black and white Christmas classic “Miracle ...

8 Health Benefits of Laughter | Care2 Healthy Living

8 Health Benefits of Laughter | Care2 Healthy L...

care2.com 23 Aug '11, 11pm

Is there anything better than a contagious giggle that you absolutely can’t control? (Ok, maybe not so good in school or c...

Nutrition on a Recession Budget | Care2 Healthy Living: These days are stressful enough and your body doesn't ne...

Nutrition on a Recession Budget | Care2 Healthy...

care2.com 21 Aug '11, 5pm

by Dr. Kristina L. Sargent , DC, Contributor to All Things Healing Holistic Nutrition In this economy, finances are a stre...

Is “Environmentalist” A Dirty Word? | Care2 Healthy Living

Is “Environmentalist” A Dirty Word? | Care2 Hea...

care2.com 21 Aug '11, 4pm

“The biggest problem with the environmental movement is the environmentalists.” This statement was posed to a panel of not...

Nettles: Health Tonic and Organic Fertilizer | Care2 Healthy Living

Nettles: Health Tonic and Organic Fertilizer | ...

care2.com 21 Aug '11, 9pm

As a child I remember fearing the prickles of these wild and rampant weeds. Little did I know that the sting of this plant...

Top 10 Healthy Cities in U.S. | Care2 Healthy Living

Top 10 Healthy Cities in U.S. | Care2 Healthy L...

care2.com 25 Aug '11, 12am

Why blame the extra pounds on a lack of willpower when you can blame them on your city? According to American Fitness Inde...

Top 14 Antioxidant-Rich Foods For Super Health Benefits

Top 14 Antioxidant-Rich Foods For Super Health ...

care2.com 23 Aug '11, 4pm

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor It’s common knowledge that antioxidants protect us from dangerous sub...

Your Daily Chill Out: Chillout: Find your peace...

care2.com 21 Aug '11, 1pm

Chillout: Find your peace and you will have more to give. Practice the oxygen-mask theory: make sure you are OK before hel...

Corn Spoonbread - Care2.com

Corn Spoonbread - Care2.com

care2.com 23 Aug '11, 1pm

I was rummaging around for corn recipes last night (I seem to be hoarding piles of this season’s flawless local corn) when...

Can Eating Wheat Affect Mental Health?

Can Eating Wheat Affect Mental Health?

care2.com 24 Aug '11, 5pm

Most people believe that grains are a wholesome part of a healthy diet, particularly whole grains , such as whole wheat. W...

9 Healthy Foods That Elderly Should Not Eat | Care2 Healthy Living: By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributin...

9 Healthy Foods That Elderly Should Not Eat | C...

care2.com 18 Aug '11, 4pm

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor At first glance, some foods like vegetable sprouts, fish and eggs may...

5 Healing Herbs for Tea | Care2 Healthy Living

5 Healing Herbs for Tea | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 24 Aug '11, 10pm

By Colleen Vanderlinden, Planet Green Few things say “summer” like a refreshing glass of iced tea . While traditional iced...

Farmers' Market Essentials | Care2 Healthy Living: Every year, as the summer starts to come to a close, those of...

Farmers' Market Essentials | Care2 Healthy Livi...

care2.com 25 Aug '11, 5pm

Every year, as the summer starts to come to a close, those of us who do not live in warmer weather climates dread the impe...

Cute Kitten Wakes Up (Video) | Care2 Healthy Living

Cute Kitten Wakes Up (Video) | Care2 Healthy Li...

care2.com 26 Aug '11, 7pm

Where is it's mother, and other syblings? It's reaching and stretching seems adorable, but it is actually reaching for it;...

Why Is Red Wine Good For Your Heart? | Care2 Healthy Living: I stand by the research that my guilty pleasure, re...

Why Is Red Wine Good For Your Heart? | Care2 He...

care2.com 25 Aug '11, 8pm

I stand by the research that my guilty pleasure, red wine is so loaded with antioxidants that it’s necessary to indulge in...