Does the glycemic index of the foods you eat matter? That’s the question raised by a headline-making new study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, the OmniCarb study, which calls into question the notion of “good carbs” versus “bad carbs.” Some previous research—along with popular diet plans—suggested that it’s
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Here in Seattle, I really started to feel the effects of our dwindling daylight hours in autumn. And for weeks now, it’s been dark when I go to meet my exercise partner in the early mornings, and the days are becoming cloudier and rainier. For about 10 percent of people
Q. What are the symptoms and causes of anemia, and what should I do if I suspect I have the condition?
A. Symptoms of anemia include fatigue, shortness of breath, dizziness, rapid or irregular heartbeat, headache, cold hands or feet, pale skin, and chest pain. Anemia can result from several causes:
Are you always hungry? Have you gained weight despite cutting calories? Or, do you frequently experience stomach problems? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you could be experiencing high blood sugar symptoms.
High sugar intake may raise your risk for several types of cancer. Learn about the link between sugar and cancer here.
If you want to keep your mood up and your mental health in good shape, opt for low-glycemic foods instead of refined carbohydrates.
Do you often crave sweets or carbs? If so, you know how hard it can be to resist desserts and other treats. New research explains why: Certain carbohydrates lead to sugar addiction and cravings, and it’s not just because they taste good!
While there is some controversy over whether or not consuming flax is helpful for preventing cancer, there is a good deal of research which demonstrates how flax seed benefits health in many other ways.