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With recommendations to limit consumption of sugar and refined grains, and focus on “quality carbohydrate”, how can you choose foods that support your goal of healthy eating?
Is glycemic index (GI) or glycemic load (GL) the key? What about amount and types of fiber, prebiotics, or whole grains?
Without going overboard based on “health halos”, how can you identify and include quality carbs in your day-to-day eating habits? Here, in Part One
on choosing healthy sources of carbohydrates, we’ll look beyond the headlines at glycemic index….
Tags: cancer prevention, carbohydrates, carbs, glycemic index, glycemic load, healthy diet, healthy eating, healthy habits, heart health, insulin resistance, reducing cancer risk, sedentary lifestyle, vegetables, weight control, weight loss, whole grains
How do you set priorities to assure that your “healthy choices” are doing the most good for health and vitality?
A look at several studies making headlines in the last few weeks shows that the answer may not be as clear-cut as it seems.
Let’s pull them together for a look at the big picture.
Tags: cancer prevention, dietary fiber, gluten, health halo, healthy diet, healthy eating, heart disease, heart health, nuts, prediabetes, processed meats, vegetables, whole grains
How many times have you seen “Top 10 Foods to Fight Inflammation”? Why is it that two months later a similar list has different foods? Did the foods first identified as “absolutely best” suddenly lose their benefits? Did research suddenly come to a whole new understanding of how to beat the chronic inflammation that’s considered a key element in development of many chronic diseases like cancer and heart disease?
Research has been progressing in identifying how eating habits and lifestyle choices can either promote or reduce chronic inflammation. This Smart Bytes® gives an update on our understanding of inflammation, and solid tips on how to set priorities among choices you can make to quench it.
Tags: Anti-Inflammatory Diet, cancer prevention, healthy diet, healthy eating, heart health, Inflammation, physical activity, plant-based diet, reducing cancer risk, vegetables, weight control, whole grains
The latest national study shows that diets of about one in two Americans may be short on magnesium, a mineral research now links with better blood pressure control, bone health, and insulin sensitivity. Since insulin resistance and its resulting elevated insulin levels seem to raise risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and some cancers, it’s worth a look.
The good news is that extreme measures are not needed. Find some smart tweaks to fill a magnesium gap in your diet, and you can actually fill multiple nutrient gaps at once.
Exciting studies have been published recently that reflect back on issues we’ve previously discussed, so I want to share these updates with you. And having just returned from several speaking engagements, some of the questions posed to me there reminded me that you may be wondering about the same things.
So here’s our dash through a variety of interesting topics that have significant meaning for the day-to-day choices you make impacting your health….
Tags: cancer prevention, colon cancer, Douglas Paddon-Jones, grass-fed beef, healthy diet, healthy eating, Mediterranean diet, New Nordic Diet, omega-3 fat, plant-based diet, protein, red meat, reducing cancer risk, weight control, weight loss, whole grains
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