Is Alzheimer’s Disease a “Diabetes of the Brain”?

Is Alzheimer’s Disease a “Diabetes of the Brain”?

Alzheimer’s disease, a form of dementia that currently afflicts 35 million people worldwide, could be a form of “brain diabetes”, according to a small but growing body of evidence. In a recent article in the British Guardian, and a piece … Continue reading

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What to Eat When You’ve Got Diabetes? There’s an App for That

What to Eat When You’ve Got Diabetes? There’s an App for That

Diabetes Nutrition by Fooducate is our latest app and is meant to help those living with diabetes or with pre-diabetes maintain a healthier diet. Try it out and let us know what you think! Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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Here’s How Coke is Buying the Silence of Health Organizations. For Pocket Change

Here’s How Coke is Buying the Silence of Health Organizations. For Pocket Change

There’s this macabre joke about a guy who kills his parents and then at the sentencing asks the judge for mercy because he’s an orphan. The junk food industry is using a similar ploy – slowly but surely ruining the … Continue reading

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Our NEW App: Diabetes Nutrition by Fooducate

Our NEW App: Diabetes Nutrition by Fooducate

Fresh out of the oven is our latest app – Diabetes Nutrition by Fooducate. The app is available NOW for iPhone. We’ve developed this version of the award winning Fooducate app to allow people living with diabetes to make healthier … Continue reading

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Glycemic Index Approach to Your Diet – Pros and Cons

Glycemic Index Approach to Your Diet – Pros and Cons

Earlier this summer, research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association added a new twist to the classic low fat vs. low carb diet debate. Measurements of bodily energy expenditure and hormone levels were taken of 3 groups … Continue reading

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Will Emulin Allow You to Consume More Sugar?

Will Emulin Allow You to Consume More Sugar?

Here’s an interesting food additive that’s gaining popularity. Emulin, which became available as an over the counter supplement earlier this year, is supposed to help people control their blood sugar. Sold as “GC7X”, this is not an artificial sweetener. It … Continue reading

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Are You Diabetic?

Are You Diabetic?

Do you suffer from diabetes? About 26 million Americans are diabetic. Another 79 million are pre-diabetic. So statistically, there is a good chance some of you are members of the “diabetes club”. To date, Fooducate has focused on general food and … Continue reading

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366 Million Diabetics and Growing

366 Million Diabetics and Growing

Here are the latest global diabetes stats from the International Diabetes Foundation, and they are frightening: 366 million people around the globe are suffering from diabetes. One person dies from diabetes every 7 seconds, that’s 4.6 million people a year! … Continue reading

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2 New Studies: Diet Soda Leads to Weight Gain, Diabetes

2 New Studies: Diet Soda Leads to Weight Gain, Diabetes

Earlier this week, at a conference of the American Diabetes Association, 2 interesting studies related to diet soda were presented. Both reached similar conclusions – Not only will diet soda NOT help you lose weight, it may actually cause weight … Continue reading

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What’s Behind the “Low-Glycemic” Label?

What’s Behind the “Low-Glycemic” Label?

This is a guest blog post by Dr. Ayala Laufer-Cahana M.D. Have you ever noticed the low glycemic Index (GI) term on food packaging and wondered what it means? The GI also makes frequent appearances in many popular commercial diets … Continue reading

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