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Soza Health Guide to “The Science Behind Junk Food”

Junk foods are full of empty calories with little nutritional value. Junk food can contribute to obesity, diabetes and other chronic diseases. So why do we crave these foods and find them hard to resist? There’s a staggering amount of science being utilised by junk food manufacturers in order to create food that is irresistible …

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Soza Health guide to the risks of taking sweeteners as a replacement for sugar

Adding sugar into your diet can be detrimental to your health as it can contribute to the risk for diabetes. To combat this risk, many people choose to drink beverages containing artificial sweeteners as a ‘healthy’ alternative to sugar, but beware, as these sweeteners often contain other hidden health risks. Sweeteners – Sweeteners make you …

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Soza Health guide to managing cholesterol levels

  High levels of ‘bad’ LDL and VLDL cholesterol in the blood can contribute to increased risk of many diseases including; diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular problems, liver disease, kidney disease, and cognitive decline. Fibre and plant phytosterols are key to lowering cholesterol, as they prevent excess cholesterol from entering the body in the digestive tract. Adding …

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Soza Health Guide to Migraine

Migraine headaches can be extremely debilitating for sufferers. However, there are various diet and lifestyle interventions that can limit or prevent attacks. Magnesium – Many migraine sufferers are magnesium deficient and 600mg/day of magnesium supplementation (magnesium glycinate is the best source), can act as a prophylactic for attacks when taken over a period of 3-4 …

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