Swapping healthy unsaturated fats for carbohydrates or saturated fats may reduce your risk of diabetes, according to a new analysis of 102 randomized trials totaling 4,660 participants. The analysis found that eating more unsaturated fats, especially polyunsaturated fats, in place of either carbohydrates or saturated fats lowers blood sugar levels
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Going Green, Getting Fat?
Is your reusable grocery bag making you fat? A new study published in The Journal of Marketing reports that people who “go green” and bring reusable bags to the supermarket are more likely to reward themselves for their environmentally friendly behavior by indulging in ice cream, cookies
If you’re moving anytime soon, take a close look at whether your new neighborhood is pedestrian-friendly. It could affect your health in important ways, according to new findings.
Researchers evaluated walkability based on four factors: population density, number of walkable destinations (stores, services, parks), residential building density, and street connectivity. Researchers
A 2012 study reveals what causes diabetes – at least partially. The global rate of type 2 diabetes is 20% higher in countries that use this sweetener, and the U.S. was found to have highest consumption.