Food and Health, Prevention

Summer is officially here, and as the temperatures climb, we wanted to share a few strategies to help your clients make the most of the summer while fostering healthful habits...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

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The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has issued new dietary guidelines in which all carbohydrates are treated alike, be they from whole wheat pasta, lentil soup, cookies or candy. The new guidelines published in the January Diabetes Care Journal do emphasize that more nutritious sources of carbohydrates should be emphasized. According to the new guidelines, an ... Sugar and Diabetes
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In January 2004 the American Diabetes Association (ADA) released its dietary recommendations for patients with type 2 diabetes.1 While they are reasonable, they are far from optimal. They state, “In subjects with type 2 diabetes, it appears that ingestion of very large amounts of fiber are necessary to confer metabolic benefits on glycemic control, hyperinsulinemia, ... More Fiber Improves Type 2 Diabetes
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Prediabetes, also called impaired fasting glucose, has a new, lower diagnostic cutpoint according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA). The new level is a blood glucose of 100 mg/dl, instead of the former 110 mg/dl. A level of 126 or above is the diagnosing criterion for diabetes. The ADA...
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Back in March 2010, meta-analysis concluded data from 21 epidemiological studies did not support a causal relationship between saturated fat intake and cardiovascular disease (CVD). The results of this study were quickly dismissed as proof only that epidemiological studies often fail to find real causal connections because they use seriously...