Glycemic Index: Potato & Sugar Drinks Impact Long-Term Weight Gain

Participants in a recent study conducted by the New England Journal of Medicine gained an average of 3.35 lb. a year in the U.S. – a concern because the gain is so gradual it's sometimes hard to identify the causes. Exploring patient behaviors more closely, Harvard researchers noted changes in lifestyle factors and a steady worsening in body mass index […]

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Diabetes Rates

The numbers of individuals diagnosed with diabetes continue to climb, with nationwide levels reaching record high levels.   Diabetic Incidence Rates in the United States 25.8 million people are affected by diabetes nationwide 8.3% of the population of the United States 26.9% of Seniors (aged 65 years and up) have diabetes 35% of Adults (aged 20 years and up) have […]

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