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Artificial Sweeteners Affect Glucose Metabolism
Non-nutritive sweeteners like stevia have long been seen as a win-win for dieters. But they appear to have a worrisome impact on the gut.
A Low-Cal Sweetener with Gut Benefits
Researchers are working on a new artificial sweetener that, unlike current offerings, boosts good gut microbes as it cuts calories.
Keto or Mediterranean — Which Diet is Better for Diabetes?
Two diets geared to help people with diabetes lower blood sugar and lose weight were put to a head-to-head test. Guess which won and why.
Early Diabetes Screening to Protect Vulnerable Communities
Diabetes is a big threat in a number of racial and ethnic groups. Early screening, based on a person's BMI, could catch the disease sooner.
How City Grocery Stores Put a Dent in Kids’ Expanding Waistlines
Obesity rates in kids and teens went down when supermarkets began to display fresh fruits and veggies more prominently. Tips for families.
Exercising While Pregnant
No, that's not a warning; it's a very good thing. Exercise leads to the production of a protein that cuts kids' risk of type 2 diabetes.
Nighttime Is the Right Time to Go Dark
Your body can't rest and recharge properly during sleep if your room is not dark. Insulin resistance and heart problems may be the result.
Eating for Your Best — and Longest — Life
It doesn't matter how old you are: improving your diet can add years to your life. Here's what to eat to cut your risk of killer diseases.
Binge-Watching and Blood Clots
Sitting curled up in front of the TV can set you up for blood clots. If you're caught up in a series you don't want to leave, move around.
Gum Health Fosters Good Health
People with gum disease -- whether periodontitis or gingivitis -- are more likely to suffer from a wide range of chronic diseases.
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