Archive for category Diet

Low-calorie diet offers hope of cure for type 2 diabetes

With thanks to Sarah Boseley at The Guardian, Friday 24 June 2011:

British study finds two-month extreme diet can cure type 2 diabetes and overturns assumptions about ‘lifelong’ condition. People who have had obesity-related type 2 diabetes for years have been cured, at least temporarily, by keeping to an extreme, low-calorie, diet for two months, scientists report today.

The discovery, reported by scientists at Newcastle University, overturns previous assumptions about type 2 diabetes, which was thought to be a lifelong illness. Read the rest of this entry »

Official: organic really is better

timesonlineWith thanks to TIMESONLINE

THE biggest study into organic food has found that it is more nutritious than ordinary produce and may help to lengthen people’s lives. Read the rest of this entry »

Diet Soda Now Linked to Heart Disease

diet sodaWith thanks to, Reuters, CBS News and Circulation 2008;117:754-761:

Drinking diet soda increases the risk of metabolic syndrome.

The study found that diet soda consumption was linked to these elevated risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, echoing the findings of a study published in July. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Mono-Sodium Glutamate behind our Obesity Problem?

Mono-Sodium GlutamateMono-Sodium Glutamate (looks like a little pile of white powder and causes as much damage as other little piles of white powder!!!) Read the rest of this entry »

The Perils of Coca Cola

coca colaWith thanks to Nutrition Research and

Don’t drink cola if you want to be healthy. Consuming soft drinks is bad for so many reasons that science cannot even state all the consequences. But one thing we know for sure is that drinking Coke, as a representative of soft drinks, wreaks havoc on the human organism. What happens? Read the rest of this entry »