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Eating more vegetables can reserve type 2 diabetes!

A systematic review and meta-analysis of nine prospective observational studies, including more than 300,000 participants and more than 23,000 cases of type 2 diabetes (T2D), developed a clear association between plant-based dietary patterns and the risk of T2D in adults. A study published by Harvard researchers support this claim: “Association Between Plant-Based Dietary Patterns and …

The bad cholesterol: a new perspective!

Over the last several decades, LDL or low-density lipoprotein has been given a bad rap. Ever since someone decided to call it “bad cholesterol” it has been demonized as being responsible for just about everything bad in the world from heart disease, cancer, diabetes, inflammation, among others. Medical doctors and cardiologists in specific have joined …

Are supplements necessary?

Do we need to take supplements? Is it a waste of money? I’ve sometimes been stunned on the first visit from a new client. I generally ask them to list all the supplements they take. And sometimes I am shocked at the number of bottles they take! Lots of people take supplements, but they do …

Is alcohol good or bad?

A question that I get almost every day: is alcohol ok to consume? In large amounts, alcohol and its metabolites can overwhelm the gastrointestinal tract (GI) and liver and lead to damage both within the GI and in other organs. Specifically, alcohol and its metabolites promote intestinal inflammation through multiple pathways. That inflammatory response, in …