Artificial Sweeteners Alter Signaling In The Brain and Pancreas

Not all artificial sweeteners aka (nonnutritive sweeteners (NNSs) or low-calorie sweeteners (LCS)) are bad. 

Use of artificially sweetened foods (ASF) has increased in the past 50 years in the USA and there are clear parallels with changes in the prevalence of being overweight and the rise of obesity. R

Just because something is deemed as "safe" by the FDA, does not make it safe for humans.

In this post, I will break down the effects of artificial sweeteners on the body and give an alternative list to which ones are "safer" or even beneficial

Read More

The 5+ Benefits of Suma (Pfaffia paniculata or Brazilian Ginseng)

Suma (pfaffia paniculata) is a common root in South America, especially in Brazil, known as Brazilian ginseng (Hebanthe eriantha). 

It is nicknamed "para todo" which means "for all" in Spanish.

It is an adaptogen, which means contains molecules that helps the body deal with stress.

Read More