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What's So Bad about 100 Percent Juice?
Kids who drink lots of fruit juice are getting more sugar than their bodies can easily handle and gaining weight. How much is too much?
Plastics' High Health and Economic Costs
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals in plastics can trigger medical problems like diabetes and an estimated $250 billion in healthcare expenses.
Why You Want to Get More of Your Protein from Plants
Women who got most of their protein from plant-based foods like nuts, legumes, and vegetables, lived longer lives free of chronic diseases.
A Reason to Opt for Full-Fat Dairy?
Prediabetics eating full-fat dairy were less likely to progress to type 2 diabetes than those choosing low-fat. It's not entirely clear why.
Loss of Sleep Increases Insulin Resistance
Minor reductions in sleep increased insulin resistance in otherwise healthy women. They had an even bigger effect on postmenopausal women.
Diet and Diabetes Drugs' Surprising Heart Benefits
The type 2 diabetes drug semaglutide in Ozempic and Wegovy has become famous as a weight-loss aid. It appears it can also help the heart.
Pancreatic Cancer Risk Linked to High Insulin Levels
High insulin levels can damage cells in the pancreas and encourage precancerous lesions. Controlling blood sugar may help cancer patients.
Better than Counting Calories
Type 2 diabetes diagnoses are on the rise. Bringing blood sugar and weight under control are key. One diet seems to make a big difference.
A Red Meat - Diabetes Connection
Eating red and processed meats more than once a week can raise your risk of diabetes by as much as 62 percent. Good alternatives abound.
Caution Advised with New Weight-Loss Drugs
For dieters, the effectiveness of the diabetes drugs Ozempic and Wegovy can seem a dream come true. But there are potential side effects.
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