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Portion Distortion – Bigger Plates Leads to Bigger Bellies

It is a sad truth nowadays that a lot of people are troubled with obesity. One common reason for this near epidemic problem is portion distortion. Portion distortion is not a permanent problem that is impossible to resolve. In fact, all it takes is some portion control in your eating habits and a little effort […]

Why is Gluten Bad for You

Why is Gluten Bad For You?

We’ve already mentioned wheat and why it should be avoided. If you rack your brain, you’ll recall the number one reason we advise against wheat is gluten. What is gluten and why is it bad for you? Broken down into laymen terms, gluten is a stretchy protein found in many types of grains. Its usefulness […]

Is Diet Soda Bad For You

Is Diet Soda Bad for You?

Diet soda is the calorie-free alternative to the sugar-laden regular soda. Including the word ‘diet’ in the name, though, might be a bit of a misnomer. There is an ongoing debate as to whether diet soda contributes to weight-related maladies, such as obesity, vascular problems, and diabetes. Is Diet Soda Bad for You? Recent medical […]

Why is wheat bad for you

Why is Wheat Bad For You

It’s a staple of many diets. We’ve been encouraged to eat it since we can remember. The standard food pyramid recommends we eat a lot of it. So why are we even mentioning wheat? Why is Wheat Bad For You There are several reasons we bring up wheat at Weight Loss Ninja. But before we […]

GMO Soy

The Dirt on GMO Soy

In that article, we briefly touched on the fact that some brands of soy milk use genetically modified soybeans in their product. Today, we’re going to examine the implications of consuming products made from GMO soy on human health. What is GMO Soy? GMO stands for genetically modified organism. In the case of soy and […]

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Is Soy Milk Bad For You?

The male population might want to learn a little more about the possible harmful side effects of soy consumption. Many vegetarian and vegan diets, as well as restricted diets concerned with food-based allergies and lactose intolerance are reliant on foods derived from the soybean. Soy products, especially tofu and soy milk, have become widely accepted […]

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Why is High Fructose Corn Syrup Bad for You?

High Fructose Corn Syrup or HFCS is widely used these days as replacement for cane and beet sugar in a wide array of foods like fruit juice, soda, jam, jellies and soda. Manufacturers are opting for HFCS because it is inexpensive. Due to its extensive use, there is a high possibility that you have also […]

What is Hydrogenated Oil

What is Hydrogenated Oil?

What is Hydrogenated Oil? Generally, vegetable fats are most often used to make hydrogenated oil. (hydrogenated vegetable oil) This type of oil is actually preferred for commercial purposes. Hydrogenation is the process of combining hydrogen gas with the oil at high pressure, making it more stable. Because of this, its shelf life is prolonged. Another reason why […]