Diabetes

Alloxan — The Diabetes-Inducing Chemical Found In White Bread

We all know how bad white bread is for us. Several years ago a study found that it “was the food most strongly related to diabetes.” But not for the reason you think, which in a nutshell boils down to refined carbohydrates that quickly convert into sugar that in turn spikes blood sugar levels, which […]

A Packet Of Crisps — One Of Your Five A Day?

Sometimes I don’t know if I should laugh, cry or just shake my head in disbelief… According to the latest nutritional survey, millions of parents are mistakenly feeding their children junk food, with one in twenty thinking a packet of crisps counts towards the UK government’s recommendation of eating five fruit and veg a day… […]

Drinking Coffee Could Help Prevent Heart Disease

A new study out of South Korea has found that people who drink three to five cups of Joe a day are least likely to have coronary calcium deposits in their arteries — or what’s more commonly known as “hardening of the arteries.” That means that moderate coffee consumption can significantly lower your risk of […]

Health Hazards Of Supposedly Healthy Sugar Alternative

Earlier this week I told you about so-called health experts who recommend a mini can of Coca Cola as a ‘healthy’ snack. I don’t need to tell you that this kind of advice is grossly inaccurate and misleading and who ever tells you to enjoy a sugar-laden fizzy drink as a healthy alternative is anything […]