Browsing the "Nutrition" Category

9 Plant-Based Foods that Lower Blood Sugar

January 25th, 2015 | by Jill Ettinger

Millions of Americans are diabetic or pre-diabetic. It’s an epidemic that’s not only treatable, but preventable. What we eat helps. These foods that lower blood sugar are plant-based, effective and just also happen to be delicious


What if nutrition labels looked like this?

January 22nd, 2015 | by Becky Striepe

A McGill University study looked at four types of nutrition labels on food and found that the labels we currently use are the least effective in helping shoppers make informed food choices


The 2,000 Calorie Diet: Why Restaurant Food Looks so Different than Home-Cooked

December 24th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

Food is good. Even when it’s really, really bad for us. Usually, especially then. And if you’re trying to stick to the recommended 2,000 calorie diet, particularly at this time of year, you’ll want to think twice before you eat some of these restaurant meals that contain a startling number of calories.



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