Omega-6 fatty acids, commonly found in foods such as seeds, nuts, and edible oils, are well-known to play an important role in normal growth and development as well as brain and heart health. But could omega-6 fatty acids also help prevent diabetes? In a recent study published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, researchers examined the […]
According to many reports, breast cancer has been identified as one of the fastest increasing cancer types. A great deal of research has shown that there are varying risk factors for the development of breast cancer including genetic and environmental factors. Among the biggest risk factors, diet has generated a lot of attention because of […]
Obesity is a global epidemic prevalent in most developed countries. Over the years, many diet and exercise regimes have been designed to tackle obesity. Despite numerous variations in lifestyle changes, many diet and exercise plans have not been successful in treating the obesity epidemic. This suggests that a uniform treatment may not be applicable to […]
Insulin resistance (IR) is a characteristic of type 2 diabetes in which cells are unable to respond normally to insulin (a hormone produced when glucose is released into the bloodstream following the digestion of carbohydrates). Dietary fat intake is known to have a positive correlation with IR. However, researchers have yet to reach any conclusions […]
Choose lean meats and whole grains over fatty foods and simple carbohydrates. You will feel the difference in your mood and energy levels.
Losing 5-10 percent of your body weight can prevent, delay or even reverse pre-diabetes. For a 200 pound person, this is just 10-20 pounds!
Be conscious about your diet: Be mindful because foods high in sugars and simple carbohydrates can cause spikes in blood sugar. You can still enjoy yourself, just watch your portions.