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

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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

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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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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

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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

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