- June 30th, 2014
Cinnamon is usually considered a winter spice: You might bust it out when it’s your turn to host the company Christmas party or you’ll see it added to your local bar’s seasonal drink menu, but this spice doesn’t have to hide when temperatures begin to rise.Why you need to add this spice to your lifeBy Erica Tasto
When I think of foods that contain cinnamon, carb-heavy favorites like gooey cinnamon rolls and fresh apple pie are often the first to come to mind.
- April 30th, 2014
A visit to the doctor can be overwhelming. Between finding the right office, figuring out insurance forms, and that sick kid coughing next to you in the lobby, you might feel more stressed out than you were when you booked your appointment. Then comes the doctor lingo and all the numbers. If you find yourself wondering: “What does this even mean?!”—you’re not alone.
- October 31st, 2013
The herb Gymnema slyvestre has long been taken by diabetics in developing countries to help control blood sugar levels. A Kansas State University microbiologist has found that the herb, readily available in supplements here, blocks the virulent properties of the candida fungus to make it more treatable.
- January 1st, 2013
Diabetes is called the silent killer because overt symptoms are rare in the early stages of the disease.With the right changes in diet and lifestyle, most people can treat type 2 diabetes without any other intervention.By Lisa Turner
- January 1st, 2013
Eating mindfully, or consuming food in response to physical cues of hunger and fullness, is just as effective as adhering to nutrition-based guidelines in reducing weight and blood-sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
- March 1st, 2012
One of every two of you have a deadly disease that’s making you fat, sick, and will eventually kill you—and 90 percent of you don’t even know you have it. What’s worse is that your doctors are not trained to find it, and most don’t even look for it. This problem will cost us $3.5 trillion over the next ten years. It is bankrupting our economy.Why You Are Sick and Fat, and What to Do About Itby Mark Hyman, MD