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When you think about fighting diabetes, you might imagine an arsenal of medications, but that’s not the only way to treat this lifestyle disease. Learn how to fight diabetes with diet!
Kelley, we have to talk about your new ad campaign for the milk industry!
A new paper, published in the journal Open Heart, argues that counting calories isn’t as important as looking at food’s nutritional value when it comes to heart health.
A small study from the University of Florida looked at how a new type of fasting – dubbed “feast and famine fasting” – impacted subjects’ health.
Added fructose may be a big part of what’s fueling our diabetes epidemic. According to a recent report, this type of added sugar is a leading cause of type 2 diabetes.
New research findings from the Harvard School of Public Health have found that the consumption of too many sugar sweetened drinks can lead to early puberty.
Sometimes you need structure in your eating approach. So U.S. News evaluated 35 well-known diets to identify the best diet in the bunch. Healthy new year!
‘I just could never do it!’ my friend said. ‘Just, gosh, the constant vigilance — I could never be vegan, it’d be way too hard for me!’ Then she told me all about the new Weight Watcher’s plan she’s on now, since the gluten-free diet failed to perform as promised. Points, lists, calories, meetings, portion measurements — all designed to counteract the chronic obesity spiking her risks for diabetes, stroke, cancer, heart disease, and early mortality resulting from standard American food habits. As I listened, I had the feeling I always have in conversations like this: seriously?! Veganism is just SO MUCH EASIER than all’a that!
We talk a lot about sugar in this space. That sweet, white powder is delicious, but it’s also at least partially responsible for public health problems from obesity to diabetes to heart disease. Singular sugar facts don’t always paint the complete picture. Let’s take a broader look at sugar, our health, and how you can cut back on the sweet stuff.
Don’t drink the water, and don’t eat the beef. Don’t go to Chick-fil-A, but DO give ’em a high-five for their recent move against antibiotic resistance. New research links food prices to diabetes risk for low-income consumers, Idaho strives towards ag-gag ugliness, and farmers sue each other over genetic contamination. Meanwhile, genies with name-tags reading ‘GMO awareness’ and ‘plant-based health’ escape irretrievably from bottles. Read all about it: get your weekly food news fix here!
Top News from the Food Front: Sugary Cancer, Food Industry Cruelty, Non-GMO Win, and Norway’s Military Vegfest
This week’s news will make you cry, make you sigh, and make you smile. Some of it may even help you avoid diabetes, cancer, and kidney failure! New health research indicts meat and soft drinks, but encourages healthy eaters to go nuts. Animal factories continually find new ways to turn the stomachs of anyone who glimpses their work — and then they file charges against those who dare to see (and record) it. USDA proposes new anti-poop policies targeting organic farmers; but announces new projects supporting local food in public schools. Hawaii knocks the GMO-regulation ball right out of the park! In other breaking news, I suddenly want to move to Norway. Read on, for all the week’s top food news!
Here we go again. It wasn’t long ago that Bethenny Frankel, of Housewives of New York fame, unveiled four new Skinnygirl “natural” flavored vodkas. As I wrote in Skinnygirl Wine Exposed and Skinnygirl Exposed (Again): Not-So Naturally Flavored Vodkas, the Skinnygirl wine’s “natural” positioning is actually just a marketing campaign. Similarly, I just as I suspected […]