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How Many Skipped Meals Stockpile Belly Fat?

TweetThe idea of restricting calories is eating less to consume fewer calories and lose weight. Sounds good. However, skipping meals can lead to insulin resistance and T2D. The liver is the brain of the metabolic operation. When a meal is skipped, … Continue reading

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Online Breast Milk Sales

TweetFor some reason, breast milk is sold online. Fox news reported on the quality assurance of the product sold online as human breast milk. Researchers found that 10% of online breast milk contains cow’s milk and/or formula and it’s not verified for … Continue reading

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Most Reliable Weight Loss Programs

TweetWhen considering options for weight loss, consistency, sustainability, and overall health is paramount to any plan. Based on this criteria, Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig won the lion’s share for the weight loss market. Of all diet plans reviewed, these … Continue reading

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The Pizza Lobby Doesn’t Mess Around

TweetI kid you not, the pizza lobby is a real thing. There are 12,000 people who fight for the right for people to eat pizza without caloric intimidation and the stigma of junk food. The fun fact about the pizza … Continue reading

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Ultimate Diet Trick: Eat Within a 12-Hour Window

TweetIf you’re trying to lose weight, next time you have the urge to raid the fridge – think again. A study showed that an eating windows between 9-12 hours a day was more effective in controlling cholesterol, diabetes, and obesity … Continue reading

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VBLOC for Diabetes Weight Loss

TweetThe name of this device to trigger the brain of fullness is the VBLOC system. The VBLOC works by transmitting signals of fullness to the brain from the stomach through the Vagus nerve. The VBLOC system is made by EnteroMedics (NASDAQ: ETRM). … Continue reading

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Diabetes Can Impair the Response to Exercise

TweetAmerican Diabetes Association grant winner, Dr. Lauren Sparks, is an investigator at the Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes. She tells me about her work to understand the mechanism of exercise in the body and how diabetes can affect … Continue reading

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Extend Nutrition

TweetThe popular low-glycemic lineup of Extend Nutrition includes: bars, shakes, Crisps, and Drizzles. This week I am joined by Jonathan Lindberg and Stephanie Deisner, Outreach Manager and Outreach Coordinator at Extend Nutrition. They speak on the key points about satisfying … Continue reading

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Living Vertical with Steve Richert

TweetSteve Richert has been living with Type 1 diabetes since he was 16 years old. Steve is also an active climber and determined to help other people with diabetes embrace the challenge by finding strength and self-reliance in themselves. For … Continue reading

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The Splenda Effect

TweetIdeally, a nonnutritive sweetener should not evoke a metabolic response. However, a study published in Diabetes Care found that people who do not use the artificial sweetener sucralose, have an altered insulin response to the artificial sweetener. Dr. Yanina Pepino  speaks with us … Continue reading

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