Top News: #SugarAndNutrition

Here are the top read news for #SugarAndNurition: If you have high cholesterol, the culprit may be sugar: Sugar has a complicated relationship with cholesterol. But, simply put, if you eat more calories than your body needs to fuel daily activity, the excess is stored as triglycerides, a type of fat or lipid that circulates…

Top News: #SugarAndNutrition

Here are the top read news for #SugarAndNutrition: Sugar industry secretly paid for favorable Harvard research: As nutrition debates raged in the 1960s, prominent Harvard nutritionists published two reviews in a top medical journal downplaying the role of sugar in coronary heart disease. Newly unearthed documents reveal what they didn’t say: A sugar industry trade…

Top News: #FoodsAndNutrition

Here are the top read news on #FoodsAndNutrition: What’s the Definition of Processed Meat?: So what exactly is the problem with cured and processed meats, anyway? A lot of epidemiological evidence links consumption of cured and processed meats with increased risk of heart disease and cancer. The association is a little muddled by the fact…

Top News: #DietAndNutrition

Here are the top read news for #DietAndNutrition: Is Sushi ‘Healthy’? What About Granola? Where Americans and Nutritionists Disagree: Which foods are healthy? In principle, it’s a simple enough question, and a person who wishes to eat more healthily should reasonably expect to know which foods to choose at the supermarket and which to avoid.…

Top News: #DietAndNutrition

Here are the top read news for #DietAndNutrition: 6 nutritional rules that everyone can agree upon: The Food and Drug Administration announced this week that it will reevaluate its definition of what is “healthy,” a move that could change how many common foods are marketed and labeled. Just don’t expect clarity any time soon. The FDA’s ruling…

Top News: #DietAndNutrition

Here are the top read news for #DietAndNutrition: Like meat too much to give it up? Semi-vegetarian is good for your health: When you consider Bill Clinton’s svelte physique after heart surgery and Paul McCartney’s onstage energy, it may seem that vegetarianism is a fountain of youth. And a strong body of research supports the…

Top News: #Diabetes

Here are the top read news for #diabetes:   The ‘smart’ insulin patch that might one day replace injections for diabetic patients: Researchers in North Carolina are developing a “smart” insulin patch that can automatically detect and manage blood sugar levels, an effort they hope might one day make painful, persistent insulin injections obsolete for…