Sugar is Poison. True or False?

Sugar is Poison. True or False?

Not all calories are the same. Eating 200 calories of broccoli will have a different impact on your health, and possibly your weight, compared to eating 200 calories of candy. We all intuitively understand this, but nutrition researchers have had … Continue reading

Posted in News | 11 Replies
The Connection Between Weight Gain, Insulin Resistance, and Metabolic Syndrome

The Connection Between Weight Gain, Insulin Resistance, and Metabolic Syndrome

Weight management isn’t just about fitting into your skinny jeans. As people age and gain weight, they increase their chances of disease. Insulin resistance The pancreas produces insulin which acts as a doorman to help glucose leave the bloodstream and … Continue reading

Posted in WeightLoss | 2 Replies
Are You Still Regularly Drinking Fruit Juice?

Are You Still Regularly Drinking Fruit Juice?

What started with orange and apple juice has evolved into a billions of dollars industry with hundreds of different flavors available for your drinking pleasure.If 10 years ago fancy brands such as Naked Juice and Odwalla were all the rage, now … Continue reading

Posted in FoodThoughts | Leave a reply
Could Counting Calories Be an Exercise in Futility?

Could Counting Calories Be an Exercise in Futility?

According to a new theory by prominent nutrition experts, we may be approaching weight loss the wrong way. What if instead of overeating leading to obesity, it’s obesity that leads to overeating? Let us explain. Weight gain involves the creation … Continue reading

Posted in News | 17 Replies
Got Diabetes? Necessary or Needless to Follow a “Diabetic Diet”?

Got Diabetes? Necessary or Needless to Follow a “Diabetic Diet”?

This is a guest blog post by Hope Warshaw, RD Is there such a thing as a “diabetic diet”? NO! According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), and this has been true since 1994 – nearly 20 years, there is … Continue reading

Posted in Diabetes Low-Carb | 7 Replies
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

Posted in Diabetes Low-Carb | 7 Replies
In Less than 10 years, Either You or Your Spouse Will have Diabetes

In Less than 10 years, Either You or Your Spouse Will have Diabetes

…or have prediabetes. This, according to a study by health insurer United Health, and as reported by Reuters. Some additional stark figures: By 2020, 50% of Americans will be afflicted by diabetes. The cost to America will be $3.35 TRILLION … Continue reading

Posted in Diabetes Low-Carb | 10 Replies
Seven Diabetes Stats

Seven Diabetes Stats

1. If you live in the US, there’s a good chance you know someone diabetic. A full 24 million of the adults aged 20 (8% of the population) are diabetic, according to the US Department of Health and Human Services … Continue reading

Posted in Diabetes Low-Carb | 2 Replies