Which Health Food Fakes Are Fooling You?

Find out which foods might not be so healthy after all.

Which Health Food Fakes Are Fooling You?

When you peruse aisles at the grocery store, you probably notice all sorts of claims, packaging designs, and enticing images that make products seem healthy. But which ones should you trust? Check out these health food fakes that might be fooling you.


You probably see these signs on many of the products you pick off the shelves. Unfortunately, something that’s free of sugar isn’t necessarily healthy for you. Removing sugar often means having to replace it with something else to maintain flavor, like fat, salt and artificial sweeteners. Unfortunately, the jury is still out on the health effects of artificial sweeteners and they may actually help you gain weight. Instead, have sweet treats after you’ve eaten something healthy and have them in smaller portions.

Is Your Stomach Cramp Actually Diverticulitis?

It may not just be indigestion.

We've all been there — we get a cramp in our stomach, maybe with some nausea or constipation. It's easy to think it may just be indigestion. But what if it's something more serious like diverticulitis? That's a condition of inflammation or infection in one or more small pouches that can form in your digestive tract. Here's how to tell the difference between the pain and how to know when you should see a doctor.