< Cassia cinnamon, True cinnamon > (c) 2012, Judy Barnes Baker Dr. Richard Anderson, of the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center in Beltsville, Maryland, and his colleagues were looking into the effects of chromium ... Read More
Another article about the miraculous effects of bariatric surgery appeared in the news this morning. The procedure has already been proclaimed the "cure" for diabetes and now Canadian researchers have reported that it ... Read More
There was a two-page ad in this morning’s Seattle Times for Vytorin® (ezetimibe/simvastatin), which is a combination of two older drugs (Zocor and Zetia) for lowering cholesterol. The headline said, “Do you have ... Read More
This is interesting. Several recent studies have linked artificial sweeteners with weight gain, which I find baffling and counter to my own experience. The rationale used to explain the phenomenon is that just ... Read More
The American Diabetes Association has opened the floodgates by finally admitting that low-carbohydrate diets are “as effective for weight management as low-fat.” This dramatic turn-around was part of its 2008 clinical practice recommendations ... Read More
Ceylon Cinnamon is on the right; Cassia on left Since the insulin-like properties of cinnamon were discovered, many people have been taking it as a treatment or a prophylactic for insulin resistance and ... Read More
If you haven't already found Dr. McCleary's Website, http://www.drmccleary.com/, don't waste another minute. The brilliant author of The Brain Trust Program has already posted eight not-to-be-missed articles about the care and feeding of ... Read More
Gary Taubes gave a presentation at UC Berkeley called "The Quality of Calories; What Makes Us Fat and Why Nobody Seems to Care." If you have read Gary's book, Good Calories, Bad Calories, ... Read More
The June, 2007 issue of Consumers Report again disses low carb diets. They point out that the diets were not tested (Isn't that the whole point of Consumers Report? To actually test things?), ... Read More
March 30, 2007 - “Breast Cancer is another reason to limit beef,” reads the headline on an MSNBC story dated March 16, 2007. Similar headlines were featured in various newspapers in response to ... Read More
In test markets, 86% of consumers who tried Portillo's new Garden Dog plan to buy it again, and sales of the product have grown week over week. The Garden Dog is available permanently across the syste...
Can a special diet help in certain cases of asthma? A new study at least points to this conclusion. According to the study, mice that were switched to a so-called ketogenic diet showed significantly r...
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