Please Stop Debating Whether You Should Eat Before or After a Workout
The answer really comes down to common sense. Source: Please Stop Debating Whether You Should Eat Before or After a Read more
I Switched to Alkaline Water and This Is What Happened
Should you be drinking it too? August 22, 2019 Drink at least 8 cups daily, more if you work out. Have water 30 minutes before you eat to promote weight loss. Skip room temperature water Read more
‘Healthy’ Foods That Are Actually Ruining Your Diet
A nutritionist shares the health food impostors to avoid in order to keep your diet on track. Photo by Gerenme Health Food Impostors Your intentions are healthy, but your choices may not Read more
How Long Is Canned Food Good for After the Expiration Date?
When to toss and when to keep! When was the last time you cleaned out your cupboard of canned goodies? I recently went into a friend’s pantry and found some cans dating back to 1988! Read more
Is Green Chef Keto?
Green Chef is the only major meal kit service to offer a complete Keto meal plan Source: Is Green Chef Read more
The One Thing No One Tells You About Cooking In an Instant Pot
I had to drop this habit to make Instant Pot cooking work for me. August 15, 2019 BUY IT: Instant Pot DUO60 6 Qt 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker; Amazon, $99.95 The Instant Read more
Polyunsaturated fatty acids confer no benefit for diabetes protection
Risk for developing type 2 diabetes is not modified by consuming more omega-3, omega-6 and/or total polyunsaturated fatty acids, according to findings published in BMJ. “The World Read more
Malnutrition Case Stirs Debate About Vegan Diets for Babies
A judge in Australia said a couple had left their baby “severely malnourished” on a strict vegan diet. Experts said that, with proper guidance, children can be on a totally plant-based Read more
How to handle back-to-school dietary restrictions
Dietitian shares tips on how to handle food allergies and intolerances, plus a delicious muffin recipe Source: How to handle back-to-school dietary Read more
Why You Probably Shouldn’t Try the OMAD Diet |
Can eating one meal a day help you lose weight and is it safe? We took a closer look at the OMAD Diet, its risks and how to fast safely. Source: Why You Probably Shouldn’t Try the OMAD Read more
Why You Need to Talk to Your Doctor Before You Start Taking Supplements
Thinking of starting a new supplement routine? Talk with your doctor first before popping a pill. Source: Why You Need to Talk to Your Doctor Before You Start Taking Read more
Treating diabetes distress yields ‘dramatic’ improvements
Adults with type 1 diabetes who took part in programs designed for improving emotional reactions and education related to the disease reported less diabetes distress than those who did not Read more
Apolipoprotein levels, insulin resistance influence obstructive sleep apnea
In a cohort of adults assessed for sleep issues, those in the highest quartile of apolipoprotein B to apolipoprotein A-I ratio were at the greatest risk for obstructive sleep apnea and Read more
Replace diet discussions with focus on mindful eating
Endocrine Today | In this issue, Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN, FAADE, talks with Michelle May, MD, and Megrette Fletcher, MEd, RD, CDE, about mindful eating for diabetes self-management. Read more
Intermittent Fasting and Inflammation
Researchers say fasting can help reduce a certain type of cell associated with inflammation. Source: Intermittent Fasting and Read more
9 Silent Signs of a Vitamin K Deficiency
Up to 31 percent of adults may be insufficient in vitamin K, and that could affect your bones, joints, and heart. Source: 9 Silent Signs of a Vitamin K Read more
Latest evidence that celiac disease runs in families prompts Mayo Clinic doctors to call for more screening
A “high prevalence” of celiac disease was found among screened first-degree relatives of patients with the condition, according to findings recently published in Mayo Clinic Read more
Pomegranate juice beneficial for infant brain development
Pomegranate juice develops infant brain: Study. Source: Pomegranate juice beneficial for infant brain Read more
Metformin may lower risk for exacerbations in patients with asthma, diabetes
Metformin treatment may lower the risk for asthma exacerbations in patients with diabetes, a recent retrospective cohort study .“There is emerging evidence that treatment of metabolic Read more
Climate Change Is Likely to Devastate the Global Food Supply. But There’s Still Reason to Be Hopeful
A couple of urban farmers organising crates of freshly harvested fruits and vegetables on a truck, ready to take them to market. The most troubling paradox of the 21st century may be that Read more
Working out with weed
Scientists investigate the counter-intuitive connections between exercise and cannabis. Source: Working out with Read more
Alternate-day fasting associated with weight loss
(Reuters Health) – People who start fasting every other day may lose more weight than they would if they stuck to their usual eating habits, a small study suggests. Source: Read more
Incremental liver fat increases raise diabetes, metabolic syndrome risks
Increases in liver fat correlated with development of cardiovascular disease risk factors including incident diabetes and metabolic syndrome, according to results from a 6-year longitudinal Read more
Pop Culture Says CBD Cures Everything—Here’s What Scientists Say
August 29, 2019 CBD, which comes from hemp, doesn’t make you high. But many people use it for sleep, pain, anxiety and other health issues. It comes in oils, lotions, “vape” Read more
When Teens With Diabetes Drink
Study shows only about half of adolescents disclose alcohol use to physicians Source: When Teens With Diabetes Read more
World-first trial investigating psilocybin psychotherapy for anorexia commencing in US
Scientists from the Johns Hopkins Psychedelic Research Unit are commencing a landmark human clinical trial to explore the effects of psilocybin in persons with chronic anorexia nervosa Read more
Pureed peanuts advised for infants to stave off allergy
(Reuters Health) – Feeding pureed peanut products regularly to babies before their first birthday could reduce their risk of developing peanut allergies later on, doctors advise. Read more
Red wine drinkers have better gut health, say researchers
People who drink red wine are more likely to have a more diverse gut microbiota compared to non-red wine drinkers, according to a new King’s College London study involving 916 twins. Read more
Vitamin B-12 shots: Uses, benefits, and side effects
Vitamin B-12 plays a crucial role in the body. It helps to produce energy, red blood cells, and DNA, and it supports neurocognitive health. When a person has too little, they are at risk Read more
Office of Dietary Supplements – Vitamin B12
Vitamin B12 overview for health professionals. Research health effects, dosing, sources, deficiency symptoms, side effects, and interactions here. Source: Office of Dietary Supplements Read more
FDA OKs Heart Disease Prevention Claim for High Oleic Acid Oils
Olive oil and certain other vegetable, seed oils get qualified health claim Source: FDA OKs Heart Disease Prevention Claim for High Oleic Acid Read more
The Case for a Low-Carb Diet Is Stronger Than Ever
A new, major study supports the “Carbohydrate Insulin Model” of obesity Source: The Case for a Low-Carb Diet Is Stronger Than Read more
Could a type of sugar halt cancer’s march?
A recent study concludes that supplementation with a type of sugar interrupts cancer cells’ metabolism. This simple intervention could help fight cancer. Source: Could a type of sugar Read more
Vitamin K In Sun Dried Tomatoes | INRTracker
Learn how much Vitamin K is in sun-dried tomatoes with this interactive Nutrition Label. Adjustable portion sizes. Useful for Warfarin patients. Source: Vitamin K In Sun Dried Tomatoes | Read more
The Definitive Coumadin Diet Guide | INRTracker
Learn about the ways food, alcohol, medications, and over-the-counter supplements can impact your INR test results. Source: The Definitive Coumadin Diet Guide | Read more
Is your seltzer habit harming your teeth? – Nutrition Action
Sparkling water has all the bubbly and none of the sugar of soda. But is there a downside? “Sparkling water is made by pumping carbon dioxide into water,” explains John… Source: Is your seltzer habit harming your teeth? – Nutrition Read more
Cleveland Clinic genetic experts call out functional medicine on worthless genetic testing and supplement prescribing
Cleveland Clinic genetics experts call out functional medicine on worthless genetic testing and dietary supplement prescribing: “Poor science, leading to even worse medicine.” Read more
IgG food intolerance tests continue to mislead consumers into unnecessary dietary restrictions
IgG food intolerance testing is ineffective, yet it continues to be promoted to consumers. CBC Marketplace recently investigated two Canadian companies that sell these tests. Source: IgG Read more
Mediterranean diet: New evidence of its heart-healthy benefits
New research in rodents has tested the cardioprotective benefits of a compound triggered by consuming vegetables, fish, and seafood. Source: Mediterranean diet: New evidence of its Read more
A Canadian Celiac Podcast: Episode 9 Shelley Case
Shelley Case is a well-known Dietitian and international expert on all aspects of the gluten-free diet. Shelley and I discuss labelling laws in Canada and the US to help you determine the Read more