Obese children who cut back on their sugar intake see improvements in their blood pressure, cholesterol readings and other markers of health after just 10 days, a rigorous new study found.
“One current fad is to juice the entire fruit into a “smoothie”. Juice bars have popped up all over the West Coast, ostensibly because juicing is healthy. The problem is that the shearing action of the blender blades completely destroys the insoluble fiber of the fruit. The cellulose is torn to smithereens. While the soluble […]
It would be one thing if obesity were an isolated problem in America, but it’s happening everywhere. the obesity pandemic has expanded the world’s collective waistline.
The New York Times – How do you fight obesity? One novel idea being used at three health centers in Massachusetts is to provide its patients with ‘prescription produce’, a way to provide healthy fruit and vegetable alternatives to the cheap value menus available from most fast food restaurants.
From birth we are programmed to hunt out foods high in sugar. Our preference for sweet tastes combined with the availability of foods high in sugars or sweeteners has caused an increase in health issues such as obesity and diabetes. What can be done to avoid the disadvantages of a diet high in sugar?