Author Archives: Miz Liz

Marketing of a Myth – SSRI Drugs

    The ‘marketing of a myth’ is the claim that was made  on April 21, 2015, by David Healy, head of psychiatry at the Hergest Psychiatric Unit in Bangor, North Wales regarding the misconception that low levels of seratonin were responsible for depression.  It has become established fact, he says.  According to his article, Dr. Healy states that the serotonin reuptake inhibiting (SSRI) group of drugs came on stream in the late 1980’s.  “A 1960s idea that serotonin concentrations

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Cholesterol in Food Now OK

      On February 11, 2015, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, the nation’s top nutrition advisory panel, has decided to drop it’s caution about eating cholesterol-laden food. This is a move that could undo almost 40 years of doctors warnings about it’s consumption.   To read the entire article, click here. While this is no news to those in the know, it may add some credibility to otherwise ‘health nut’ beliefs already based on the facts.  This information has long been

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High Fructose Corn Syrup Facts

     One of the vital facts about High Fructose Corn Syrup is that it tricks the body into thinking it is hungrier than it really is, according to a group of University of Florida researchers.  Let’s examine why this is the most important information you need to know about HFCS? Why else would the epidemic of obesity be so out of control?  Why can’t people get a handle on their weight gain?  Most appear content and unconcerned.  They do

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Splenda Alias Sucralose

Splenda has now morphed into it’s alias, the generic term sucralose, now a popular substitute for the name Splenda due to the chlorine chemical in Splenda being exposed to a now wiser public.   The last controversial sweetener, Aspartame was changed from Nutrisweet for that same reason.  And now we know how horrific that one is.  That’s why the makers of Splenda are fully aware of the public reaction to their products and anticipate even the next change if necessary;

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