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Diabetes and the Western Diet

One of the primary reasons we’re seeing a worldwide glut of insulin-resistant diabetes is because more and more emerging nations are adopting the Western diet that we’ve “enjoyed” for years. Indigenous diets of fresh fruits and vegetables, legumes, and whole grains are being…

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A Diabetic Diet Plan Checklist

If you’ve just been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, your head is probably swimming with information about the lifestyle changes you’ll need to make, including how to create and stay on a diabetic diet plan. Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition, and to successfully manage blood sugar…

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Banning “Supersized” Sodas Is Not the Way to Solve Obesity

It’s been all over the news. New York City’s health board is considering implementing a ban on sales of “supersized” sodas. If the ban goes through, it would mean that food establishments could no longer serve sodas that are larger than 16 ounces. One medical expert testified…

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5 Weight Loss Myths, Debunked!

There’s no question that there's an obesity epidemic in America. More than half of the women, almost two-thirds of the men, and a quarter of the children in our country are overweight, giving us the dubious distinction of being the fattest country on the planet. How did we get so out of…

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Natural Treatments for Autism

Liam was a bright, curious, exceptionally social child who talked up a storm and loved to play and explore—until around 18 months of age, when he began to regress. By the time he was two and a half, he was not only failing to meet developmental milestones, but he no longer spoke or interacted…

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Is Juice Healthy?

When it comes to identifying the overall nutritional value of specific beverages, for some, it’s fairly easy to determine. Take sodas, for example. But for others, such as milk, it might not be as obvious. Juice is another beverage that falls into the latter category. That’s why I want…

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