Category Archives: In the News

Weight Loss Surgery Is an Effective Long-Term Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes

As weight increases, so does the likelihood of type 2 diabetes. Not surprisingly, reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is the most effective treatment for type 2 diabetes. If only it were that simple—the large majority find that diet, exercise … Continue reading

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Added Sugars are Harmful

Added sugar is bad for us. A new study found health improvements in children when they cut it from their diet. In just 10 days without added sugar, obese children had improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol, and fasting blood sugar … Continue reading

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Six Small Meals Still Rule

Eating small frequent meals is associated with better food choices and a lower body weight. A recent study found that those who ate 6 or more times a day consumed an average of 343 calories less than those who ate … Continue reading

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In the News-Don’t Reach for Baked Goods When Stressed

In the News Once thought of as safe, trans fats have been linked to heart disease and now emotional distress. The large majority of trans fats are found in highly-processed baked goods and fried foods. A common tendency is to … Continue reading

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Is that food addicting?

 In the News We’ve all had food cravings and rarely does celery top the list. It is foods high in fat or sugar, or highly processed foods that are often on our minds and a new University of Michigan study … Continue reading

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