Category Archives: Food Myths

What You NEED to Know About Blood Sugar and Insulin | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

In the last 300 years, the American diet has gone through a lot of changes.  Our foods used to be nutrient dense, home-grown and organic – not because we knew any better, but just because that’s the way it was.  … Continue reading

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The Primary Dietary Keys To Weight Loss | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

According to the 2011 annual Obesity Report issued by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundations, over the past year, not one US state has seen a reduction in obesity rates.  The results, which are sobering … Continue reading

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Why Diet Sodas Are Not Necessarily Healthier Than Regular | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Check out the sister article to this one, Why Soft Drinks Are Hazardous To Your Health, for info on how the other ingredients in regular soft drinks affect your body… Aspartame and it’s derivative, Neotame, two of the most commonly … Continue reading

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Why Soft Drinks Are Hazardous To Your Health | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

With everything that has been revealed in recent years about the alarming effects of soft drinks on the body, many health care providers, such as myself, have come to consider soft drinks the four-letter word of beverages. How many sodas … Continue reading

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The Truth About Salt | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Salt has developed a pretty bad rap in recent years, but before you totally shun, diss, or eliminate salt completely from your diet, make sure you’ve got all the facts. Let’s not forget that salt is absolutely essential for life … Continue reading

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Unravelling the SOY Myth | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

As I continue to do more and more research on the truths about nutrition, I’ve noticed that a lot of people seem to “know” certain things about food. “Know” in the sense that we don’t question the thought anymore. Like … Continue reading

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Still think “low-fat” is healthy? Think again (Part 2) | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

In part 1 of this article, I discussed the truth about low-fat diets and how they can actually be seriously detrimental to your health and longevity.  In part 2, I’d like to continue to dispel the myths about FAT and … Continue reading

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Still think “low-fat” is healthy? Think again (Part 1) | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

As I continue to do more and more research on the truths about health and nutrition, I’ve noticed that most people seem to “know” certain things about food. “Know” in the sense that they don’t really question the idea anymore, … Continue reading

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