What is Coconut Sugar? Is it Healthier than Table Sugar?

What is Coconut Sugar? Is it Healthier than Table Sugar?

Recently, several Fooducate community members have asked us about coconut sugar. So here is a quick rundown for all. Coconut sugar is not produced from coconuts. It is a product of the coconut tree, or more specifically the sap obtained … Continue reading

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The Path from Weight Gain to Insulin Resistance to Diabetes

The Path from Weight Gain to Insulin Resistance to Diabetes

This is a guest blog post by Hope Warshaw, RD November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. About one in 3 Americans has diabetes or prediabetes! In this post we will discuss some important terms. Have you heard the terms insulin … 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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