Dietary Fatty Acids and Pancreatic Cancer in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study

​Frequent consumers of fatty foods, especially fats from red meat and dairy products, are much more prone to develop pancreatic cancer.

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Dietary fat and postmenopausal invasive breast cancer in the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study cohort.

​Postmenopausal women on high-fat diets may have a high tendency of developing invasive breast cancer.

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Fat, Not Sugar, Causes Type 2 Diabetes

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​Though the media and most health professionals promote the message that high sugar consumption is the cause of type 2 diabetes, this idea is not really true. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body cells become resistant to insulin, resulting in a rise in blood sugar. High blood sugar is a symptom of diabetes, not the cause of the d...
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Dietary intake and risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease: a systematic review of the literature.

Adequate intake of fruits, fiber, and vegetables may help protect individuals from inflammatory bowel diseases, such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.

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Dietary fat intake and risk of gastric cancer: a meta-analysis of observational studies.

Individuals on high-fat diets are more likely to develop stomach cancer than those on low-fat diets.

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Counting Calories

Counting Calories
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I used to believe that one's weight was a simple matter of calories in verses calories out and that calories are calories regardless of source. However, over the years of Type-1 diabetes testing, logging and analyzing, I have learned that it is not that simple. A major lesson learned is that carbohydrate...
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Blood-Sugar Simplified

Blood-Sugar Simplified
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While the biological mechanisms of blood-sugar control are indeed complicated, the basics are quite simple: blood-sugar is an equilibrium between supply and consumption. Sugar, specifically glucose, is biology's primary fuel. The drawing above illustrates how blood-sugar is a simple balance between sugar intake and the "burning" of it as a fuel. Consuming...
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A meta-analysis of studies of dietary fats and breast cancer risk.

High consumption of fatty foods, such as meat, milk, and cheese, may increase breast cancer risk.

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Impairment of endothelial function after a high-fat meal in patients with coronary artery disease.

Diets rich in fats may impair endothelial function in both coronary artery disease (CAD) patients and healthy individuals.

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Acute effects of a high-fat meal with and without red wine on endothelial function in healthy subjects.

Contrary to popular belief, red wine may not have any beneficial effect on endothelial function and cardiovascular health.

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