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Health Food Safety on The Doctors

Tune in this Monday, December 27 to The Doctors to learn just what food and health products are right for you.

Prevention magazine’s and The Doctors Health Investigator, Liz Vaccariello stops by to uncover the truth about a host of supposed diet-friendly products and foods. Find out if artificial sweeteners are really safe for you to consume and learn Liz’s own wellness tips for how to get healthy.
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Your Yogurt Might Not Be as Healthy as You Think

Yogurt can be one of the healthiest food choices you can make in your diet. Packed with high quality protein, tons of calcium and full of  healthy digestive bacterias, a cup of yogurt can be part of a wonderful breakfast or be the perfect grab-and-go snack.

Be aware, though, not all yogurts are created equally, and many yogurts are so bad for you that they should be classified as a junk food. When faced with a sea of choices in the refrigerated aisle, how can you be certain that you are making the best choice?
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The Truth About Fake Foods on The Dr. Oz Show

Tune in this Wednesday, October 20 to The Dr. Oz Show when America’s favorite doctor gives you the truth about the danger and safety on fake foods.

From artificial sweeteners like Splenda and aspartame and from fake butter to non-stick cooking spray, Dr. Oz will tell you which artificial additives and foods raise your risk for weight gain, diabetes and even cancer.
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Finding the Right Health and Diet Products on The Doctors

Tune in this Wednesday, September 16 to The Doctors to find out the difference between health products and health foods.

What foods, products and procedures are right for you? Are artificial sweeteners safe? The Doctors Health Investigator, Liz Vaccariello, uncovers the truth. Not only are there tons of products and seemingly healthy foods to choose from, but there is also a lot of conflicting information about what products are safe and which ones are not.
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Sugar Free Foods that Raise Your Blood Sugar

Sugar free foods that raise blood sugarHow can a “sugar free” product still effect your blood sugar? Artificial sweeteners like sucralose, saccharin, and aspartame don’t contain carbohydrates or calories, so they won’t impact blood sugar levels. However, The New York Times reports, these sugar substitutes are accompanied by sugar alcohols in many foods labeled sugar free.

Not quite a sugar or an alcohol, sugar alcohols have a molecular structure that looks like a cross between the two. Food manufacturers add them to “sugar free” products like chocolate, hard candy, cookies, and chewing gum. Sugar alcohols do have fewer calories than normal sugar, but still have some impact on blood sugar.
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