diabetes

What's the Best Time of Day to Eat Carbs If You Have Diabetes?

The following excerpt is adapted from the new book Master Your Diabetes: A Comprehensive, Integrative Approach for Both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes by Mona Morstein, ND (2017, Chelsea Green Publishing)

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The Relationship Between the Modern Western Diet and Alzheimer's Disease

The following excerpt is adapted from Amy Berger's new book The Alzheimer's Antidote: Using a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease, Memory Loss, and Cognitive Decline (2017, Chelsea Green Publishing).

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Move Over Hippocrates: Harm Reduction as the New Paradigm for Health Care

The concept of "First, do no harm," which is embedded in the oath that kicks off the careers of most new doctors in America, has become something of a surrogate for the practice of medicine. But it's something of a false promise. Doctors routinely cause their patients harm. The oath we should be taking is, "Help…

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How Cinnamon Lowers Blood Sugar and Fights Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease characterized by abnormally high blood sugar.

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Why Is the USDA Dumping Millions of Pounds of Fatty Cheese on Poor People?

Here’s a problem that may have slipped under your radar: The United States is in the midst of an epic 1.25 billion pound cheese glut. Low world market prices, increased milk supplies and inventories, and slower demand have pushed the country’s cheese surplus to its highest level in 30 years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said. Blocks, crumbles and curds are sitting in cold storage stockpiles around the nation; a mountain of cheese so large that every American man, woman and child can eat an extra 3 pounds of cheese this year.

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Voters Push Through Soda Tax in Four More Cities

On Election Day, voters in four cities cast ballots that will triple the number of municipal soda tax measures in the United States. San Francisco, Oakland, Albany, California, and Boulder, Colorado, will join Berkeley and Philadelphia in charging an extra penny or two per ounce for sugar-sweetened beverages.

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How Much Fiber Should You Eat Every Day?

Fiber is an important part of a healthy diet.

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How Big Food Hijacked America's Dietary Policy and Got Millions Addicted to Sugar

In recent times, public awareness regarding the dangers of sugar is increasing daily. But why is this anti-sugar movement only gaining enough strength and support to make a real difference now?

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MS Republican Tells Diabetic Girl's Mom: Buy Her Medical Supplies 'With Money You Earn'

A Mississippi woman seeking help buying supplies for her diabetic daughter’s insulin pump was brushed off by state Rep. Jeff Guice (R), the Jackson Clarion-Ledger reported.

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The 16 Best Foods to Control Diabetes

Figuring out the best foods to eat when you have diabetes can be tough.

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