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

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Ambushed by Big Soda on the Soccer Field

Ambushed by Big Soda on the Soccer Field

This is a guest blog post by Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD, it originally appeared here. Something happened on the soccer fields last weekend that made cupcakes seem tame by comparison: A rep from 7 Up worked the crowd, offering free diet soda … 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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