UPDATED: How Artificial Sweeteners Can Cause Weight Gain, Instead of Weight Loss

ARTICLE UPDATED 3/27/20 NOTE: I had originally included Stevia along with artificial sweeteners in raising insulin levels without the corresponding rise in glucose...

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A Little Secret: Nighttime Ibuprofen Can Cause Heartburn/Acid Reflux

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The Importance of Integrity & Authenticity

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Reversing (or eliminating) Type 2 Diabetes Through Proper Nutrition

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Find What You Love, And Let It Kill You

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Men Who Would Be Gods (or, why the ruling class wants to keep certain...

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How Artificial Sweeteners Can Cause Weight Gain, Instead of Weight Loss

NOTE: I had originally included Stevia along with artificial sweeteners in raising insulin levels without the corresponding rise in glucose levels, based...

Introverts vs. Extraverts

I often find myself explaining to others the true meaning of introversion and extraversion, due to the common misconception that introverts...