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The Buzz on Resveratrol

Resveratrol is marketed as a magic bullet that can help aid weight loss, delay aging, and help protect you against cancer and heart disease. But what exactly is resveratrol—and should you be consuming more of it? What Is Resveratrol? Reseveratrol is a naturally occurring compound found in grapes, red wine, … Read More

Low-Carb Diet Advice: Don’t Ignore Key Nutrients

If you’re thinking about following a low-carbohydrate diet, you may want to reconsider. Some foods that contain carbs also provide a wealth of nutrients and fiber—important for a balanced diet. On the other hand, if you typically eat lots of processed, high-carb foods made primarily of white flour and added … Read More

Prediabetes Diet: Advice That Can Keep You Healthy

Prediabetes affects approximately 9 percent of Americans and its incidence is on the rise. Fortunately, lifestyle modifications such as exercise and a prediabetes diet can often help people manage prediabetes and prevent them from going on to develop diabetes. If you have been diagnosed with prediabetes, your healthcare provider will … Read More

Diabetic Food List: Managing Your Diet

As researchers have learned more about diabetes and how different types of foods affect normal glucose levels, they have placed more emphasis on diet as a component of diabetes management. Scientists and dietitians have developed various meal planning methods, sometimes called medical nutritional therapy or MNT, designed to help you … Read More

Prevent Memory Loss with this Simple Strategy

Research shows that people over 70 who eat more than 2,100 calories per day nearly double their risk of memory loss or mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Even after adjusting for history of stroke, diabetes, amount of education, and other factors that can increase the likelihood of memory loss, the risk … Read More

Fast Food and Obesity: The Cold, Hard Facts

It may seem obvious that fast food and obesity are linked, given the relatively huge portion sizes of high-calorie foods doled out by fast food restaurants. But what does the research indicate? Fast food and obesity facts for adults For adults, the research is undeniably clear in terms of the … Read More

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