Diet Soft Drinks Wreck havoc on Your Health

“Give me a bacon double cheeseburger, large fries and a diet soda,” A psychologist friend ordered during a lunch meeting. “You know,” she continued with a wink, “to reverse the calories!” I “Oh, come on!” she said in response to our look. “You know you’ve been guilty of ordering the same.”

What is most upsetting is that because of “common knowledge,” people think they save their health by choosing diet soft drinks. Their ignorance isn’t their fault, because the misconception that diet soda represents a calorie-free healthy beverage has been widely disseminated. Advertising and common sense promise that zero calories equals zero effect on your weight and health. Medical doctors have stated repeatedly that the body treats diet sodas as water because they have no calories, so go ahead and drink them to lose weight or at least not add unwanted pounds by drinking calories.

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Use your Diet to Turn off Cancer

Orthodox medicine wants you to believe that 95% of cancer is in the genes you inherit. But how your genes react to environmental and dietary influences is far more important. That area of research is called Epigenetics. Certain genes that help prevent cancer are turned off with certain foods while other foods turn on genes to fight cancer.

Avoid or Minimize Sugar

Of course, avoiding or minimizing sugar doesn’t mean replacing it with aspartame or other toxic sweeteners. It does mean avoiding high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). It also means avoiding refined grains. Apparently, the cancer industry has ignored 1930s Nobel Prize winner Dr. Otto Warburg’s discovery that cancer cells thrive on glucose and die in oxygen rich environments. Continue reading