Category - Diet

Dark Chocolate Reduces Blood Pressure

Combined results from 15 studies indicate eating about 30 calories' worth of dark chocolate per day can significantly reduce blood pressure: "The pressure reduction seen in the combined results for people with hypertension ... may be clinically...

Why Not Plain Green Tea?

I love green tea. I love chilly bottled drinks. So why don't I buy more bottled green tea?Because no one seems to be selling it, that's why. The SoBe people have two green teas: one loaded with sugar (better than high fructose corn syrup, but still ...

No NutraSweet, Splenda, or HFCS for Me, Please

About three months ago, Clyde and I both decided to eliminate artificial sweeteners and products containing high-fructose corn syrup from our diets. Why did we do this? What's happened since then? Here's a little background on our experiment, along...

The “No S” Diet

I've a tendency to adopt things enthusiastically and grow bored with them later. This is especially true with diets. Remember low carb? I bought all the books, all the low-carb food, all the carb-counting books ... and then, after losing five or ten...