New research shows that a heartly breakfast, high in protein and fat, followed by smaller, lighter meals later in the day, may provide the best diet for controlling HbA1c in patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Daniela Jakubowicz, MD, professor of medicine at Tel Aviv University, Israel, reported that starting the day with a low carb meal, led to […]
The American Medical Association recently declared that obesity is a medical disease and should be treated as such. HURRAY! Right? Well, not so fast. While it is highly encouraging that the countries largest group of physicians has shown its support for the treatment of obesity, what does that declaration actually mean? Unforunately, not much. As […]
This just in: the more you sleep, the more you eat, and consequently – the more weight you gain. A new study published in the journal Sleep reported that study participants, who slept just 4 hours per night, consumed approximately 550 calories after 11 PM. The icing on the cake, so to speak, is that the […]
High fructose corn syrup has been at the center of controversy around the current obesity epidemic in our nation. Fructose is most typically found in natural food sources such as fruits and vegetables, and it used as an additive in processed foods. Fructose is sweeter than glucose, and it also helps to stabilize foods. It […]
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