Robert Lustig, MD, explains why all calories are not created equal. Cutting-edge experts say the “calories in, calories out” philosophy is oversimplified and inadequate. Quality of calories determines the quantity your body burns or stores, says Robert Lustig, MD, author of the recently published book Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, … Read more
Nature’s candy is so good for you; it’s kind of unbelievable. A great source of healthy carbohydrates, fruit fiber slows sugar absorption so you burn it off more efficiently. And fruit is loaded with lots of super vitamins like my favorite, vitamin C.
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People who eat brown rice or other whole grains seem to have a lower risk of developing diabetes than those who eat white rice, according to a US study. A team of researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Woman’s Hospital analyzed about 200,000 adults followed … Read more
Guess what, chocolate lovers: There is room in the diet for a candy bar now and then. But Sandy Procter, a registered dietitian with Kansas State University Research and Extension, says that for a better, more regular energy boost, people should make healthy eating part of an everyday lifestyle. People … Read more
According to a recent report, ANY DIET that limits calorie intake to 1500 calories per day will result in weight loss. However, this groundbreaking report emphasizes that only a diet that is moderate in fat and high in complex carbohydrates will help you keep weight off permanently. In addition, this … Read more
The fact that we enjoyed perfect velvety skin in our teenage years is not reason enough to enjoy it throughout. Sun damage is cumulative and can be seen on our skin a decade or two later. The skin on our body needs the same kind of love and care as … Read more