Diabetes & Metabolic
Pfizer is getting ready to take a multibillion-dollar loss this fall when it loses patent protection on the best-selling drug of all time. But don't expect them to sit back and watch Lipitor's $11 billion a year in sales go down the drain. The Wall Street Journal says the company is hatching a plan to have its cholesterol-lowering drug sold over the counter.
A 2-ounce (dry) serving of spaghetti packs more than 200 calories. And because it’s almost pure carbohydrate, it’ll put your blood sugar through the roof.
I’m concerned about diabetes, I’m overweight, and it runs in my family. My sister has your diabetes book and said you recommend Holy Basil, among other herbs and nutrients. Is that the same as regular basil and would you tell me more?
Diabetes continues to be at the forefront of health news -- and for good reason. According to the American Diabetes Association, 25.8 million children and adults have diabetes in the U.S. alone.
The U.S. government's dietary guidelines released last year allow people to get as much as 25 percent of their calories from added sugars. If it's not immediately obvious why that's a bad idea, a new study spells it out.
Lately, several of my patients have asked me about adding flaxseed to their diets. They’ve heard a lot about the important health benefits of Omega-3 fats and that flaxseeds are high in these good fats.
My patients often ask me to recommend supplements they should take as they get older.
And coming up with a "one-size-fits-all” supplement regime is tough.
Healing foods come no sweeter than this one: chocolate.
It's been long thought and shown that dark chocolate in particular helps shield the heart from disease. A new study found some amazing proof that didn't even differentiate between dark, milk, white and other chocolate. In short, chocolate as a food cure will provide some protection from heart disease.
Hydrogen sulfide, otherwise known as “swamp gas” because it smells like rotten eggs, may unlock the door to a next generation of diabetes treatments.
What vitamin do we need in amounts up to 25 times higher than the government recommends for us to be healthy?
What vitamin deficiency affects over half of the population, is almost never diagnosed, and has been linked to many cancers, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, depression, fibromyalgia, chronic muscle pain, bone loss, and autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis?