Dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup – HFCS

hfcsHigh Fructose Corn Syrup is a very sneaky and silent killer, it can also be called fructose, or Corn Syrup, or Corn Starch, or HFCS. High Fructose Corn Syrup is an extremely refined liquid that is obtained from the corn starch. Big companies that use it really like it because it is a very cheap sweetener and it has a very long shelf life. Hmmm… that really looks like somebody is really into money and they don’t even care about your health issues. The Products that can contain High Fructose Corn Syrup are:
- Juices
- Candies
- Cookies
- Soft drinks (pop, sodas)
- Gums
- Cakes
- Sweets
- Ice Cream
- Sauces
- Salad Dressings
- Chips
- Junk Food
- Cereals
- Cough Syrups
- Soups
- Jams

Next you go shopping for anything just make sure to read the ingredients part on the label. The Dangers, Threats, and Hazards of eating or drinking HFCS are:
- Obesity
- Overweight
- Cancer
- Destruction of the immune system
- Risk of Diabetes
- Makes you think that you are hungry
- Increases Bad Cholesterol Levels
- Risk of Heart Diseases

I also found this article that supports my negative point of view on HFCS and it is called High Fructose Corn Syrup will kill you.

Kelp Nutrients and Benefits

kelp seaweed sea vegetableKelp, seaweed, and sea vegetable are pretty much the same thing, and they come from the order of Laminariales. Kelp usually grows in underwater forests of some shallow ocean places. People use seaweed for rice, sushi, salads, soups, or instead of salt. The Nutrients that you will find in Raw Kelp are:
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B9, Folate
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin K
- Iodine (Large or Extreme Amount)
- Magnesium
- Calcium
- Iron
- Tryptophan
- Dietary Fiber
- Copper
- Manganese
- Molybdenum
- Sodium
- Zinc
- Amino Acids Continue reading

Parsley Nutrients and Benefits

parsleyFresh Organic Parsley is a very good and pleasant smelling herb. Cilantro looks a lot like Parsley, but it smells totally different. Parsley Herb can be used in many different dishes as a seasoning. About two table spoons of fresh parsley has these kinds of nutrients:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
- Lots of Vitamin K
- Folate
- Iron
- Water
- Calcium
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Amino Acids

We recommend to use fresh cut parsley because the dry parsley does not have as much effect and smell. From good fresh parsley you could get these kinds of healthy benefits:
- promotes optimal health
- an anti-oxidant herb
- protects from free radicals
- helps protect from atherosclerosis
- helps protect from colon cancer
- helps protect from diabetes
- helps protect from asthma
- an anti-inflammatory herb
- helps protect from Osteoarthritis
- helps protect from rheumatoid arthritis
- helps protect from colds
- helps protect from ear infections
- promotes healthy immune system
- promotes healthy heart

Fresh parsley can be added to these foods to make them smell and taste better, these foods are: salads, fish dishes, sauces, soups, and pesto.

Avocado Nutrients and Benefits

avocadoAvocado is an important fruit for our bodies too, yes it is a fruit and not a vegetable. Avocados are good with soups, guacamoles, salads, sandwiches, and sushi. Here is the list of the nutrients in Avocado fruit:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B6, pyridoxine
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin K
- Dietary Fiber
- Potassium
- Folate
- Copper
- Carbohydrates
- Water
- Biotin
- Calcium
- Chloride
- Iodine
- Magnesium
- Phosphorus
- Sodium
- Oleic Mono Fat
- Omega 3 Fatty Acids
- Omega 6 Fatty Acids

Just like many other fruits and vegetables Avocado has good and healthy benefits for our bodies too:
- Lowers Cholesterol
- Regulates Blood Pressure
- Reduces Risk of Stroke
- Promotes Heart Health
- Reduces Risk of Heart Attack
- Reduces Risk of Cardiovascular disease
- Promotes optimal health
- Protects against breast cancer
- Fights Oral Cancer
- Fights Prostate Cancer

Onions Nutrients and Benefits

onionsWarning! This blog article might make you cry because it’s about onions. Since many people cry when they cut onions, so I decided to warn you before you keep on reading. I don’t know, maybe it’s because people feel so sorry for the onion that they are cutting apart :) Well anyway, onions are very good and healthy for you because they have these important nutrients in them:
- Chromium
- Vitamin B6 = pyridoxine
- Vitamin C
- Copper
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Dietary Fiber
- Manganese
- Molybdenum
- Tryptophan
- Folate
- Carbohydrates
- Natural Sugar
- Water
- Natural Chloride
- Calcium
- Iodine
- Magnesium

Not only the onions are great in salads, soups, meat dishes or just alone by itself, but they have very good and healthy benefits for our bodies too:
- Lowers blood sugar or glucose levels
- Decreases bad cholesterol levels
- Increases good cholesterol levels
- Lowers high blood pressure
- Prevents Atherosclerosis
- Prevents Diabetic heart disease
- Reduces the risk of heart attack
- Reduces the risk of stroke
- Reduces the development of colon cancer
- Halts the grows of tumors in animals
- Protects against many cancers
- Reduces the risk of oral cavity cancer
- Reduces the risk of pharynx cancer
- Reduces the risk of esophageal cancer
- Reduces the risk of colorectal cancer
- Reduces the risk of laryngeal cancer
- Reduces the risk of breast cancer
- Reduces the risk of ovarian cancer
- Reduces the risk of prostate cancer
- Reduces the risk of renal cell cancer
- Supports bone health
- it is an anti-inflammatory vegetable
- it is an anti-bacterial vegetable

The onions will make your mouth smell pretty strong and they will make your tears come out when you cut it up, but it sure is worth it for the taste and the benefits.