Diabetes & Metabolic
I could hear it in her voice. Something was wrong.
It had been several months since I'd last talked to my college friend Sheryl. And sometime during those months she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
When foods are cooked at temperatures above that of boiling water (100 C or 212F), sugar sticks to proteins and fats to form chemicals called Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs). Eating food cooked at high temperatures markedly elevates tissue, blood and urine levels of AGEs to increase risk for diseases of inflammation
Harry Truman once said, “If you can’t convince them confuse them.”
The current media debate about the benefits (or lack of harm) of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in our diet misses the obvious.
From the annals of food cures comes a new study that has uncovered something interesting inside apple peels. It seems it isn't only the juicy innards that rank among the world's healing foods, but also the skin of the apple. This bit of health advice centers on ursolic acid.
Don't talk to me about diabetes drugs. You don't need them. You don't want them. They're linked to cancer. And they don't work they way one super vitamin does.
If all doctors followed the latest cholesterol treatment guidelines, and all their patients took their prescribed statin medication, there would be 3.5 million more diabetics in America.
Is no news really good news?
Last September, the FDA pledged to review Actos, the big-name diabetes drug that has been linked to bladder cancer. This was after the go-to diabetes pill, Avandia, came under fire for its link to serious heart problems.
Our diet has changed radically over the past century and has become a significant cause of disease and illness as animal based foods account for a quarter of our calories.
Xylitol is a natural sugar alcohol that has been recognized by dentists and health professionals worldwide as a great alternative to white sugar.
I said it before, and I’ll say it again: Nuts are part of a healthy diet.
I know you may have been told to avoid them because being high in fat they might cause YOU to get fat. But it’s simply NOT true…well, at least the part about getting fat at any rate.