New research from Finland shows that gut bacteria may prevent type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. Globally, type 2 diabetes was 4.7% in 1980 and 8.5% in 2014. In the US 29 million people have confirmed type 2 diabetes and 86 million have prediabetes.
Sugar causes obesity and heart disease, so you may ask yourself what happens when you cut out sugar? Recently a CNN review article described the sugar addiction. Research has determined which part of the brain is involved with sugar addiction. It also has sorted out the biochemical ef
A review article asked “Is yogurt healthy?” It then discussed the merits of yogurt as a probiotic source. In addition it noted that the so-called “fruit yogurts” are unhealthy. Many people have lost valuable gut bacteria from antibiotics, from processed foods with food preservatives
New research has shed light onto the development of breast cancer from high sugar diets. Animal experiments re. breast cancer from high sugar diets High sugar content is one of the hallmarks of our Westernized diet. In order to test whether sugar or starch in our diet could contribute
Fiber is good for you as it has been proven to be beneficial for prevention of cardiovascular diseases and various cancers in the past; now it has been studied again in a much larger study population as was reported recently in the media. This news report was based on this medical stu
A study from the Center of Disease Control (CDC) published in February of 2014 analyzed what role added sugar plays in terms of cardiovascular risk. They took the data from the NHANES study, which stands for National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) and found that the majority
A University of Otago, New Zealand study by Dr Lisa Te Morenga and co-workers has shed new light on the negative effect of sugar on blood pressure and lipids. The key here is that these studies were not animal experiments, but involved human trials. A total of about 1700 men and women