Does Sugar Cause Diabetes?

Myth: Sugar causes type 2 diabetes. No, but... Type 2 diabetes is a multifactorial disease characterized by a lack of insulin and/or the inability to properly...

Do Hot Beverages Cause Cancer?

Less than two weeks ago, I posted an article about how coffee could play a hand in preventing type 2 diabetes. However, I failed...

Harping on Carbs: Does Eating Less Lower Blood Sugar?

Despite being a century-year-old discussion, low-carb diets remain a hot topic among the nutrition community and in the public eye. A substantial amount of...

3 Free Diabetes Apps – Tested!

I can leave the house without my wallet and keys, but I would freak out without my S4. It’s sad to say, but that...

Aspartame: Soon To Be Back in the Soda Game

After a devastating drop in sales, PepsiCo announced that they were reintroducing aspartame to their Diet Pepsi starting in September. Well, it is now mid-September,...

The Diet Fix: Promise Land or The Gates of Hell?

Recently, my cousins came back from a cruise, and –no surprise– all of them were packing a couple of more pounds. Hélas, that trip...

Sugar Up Your Sex Life

Diabetics, rejoice. A recent article published in the Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications shed light on the diet fix that could be the key...

No More Potato Peeling Blues

If you haven’t already, it’s time to throw the “diabetics can’t eat starchy foods” myth out of the window.  As I mentioned in my...

Cutting Through the Nutrition Facts Crap Table

Last May, Michelle Obama held a conference announcing the much anticipated (well, I was) new and improved Nutrition Facts Table. Here are some of the highlights that...

THIS oil is usurping all other oils

Olive oil is struggling to keep its ground in household kitchens as it is facing a fierce competitor: coconut oil. As a matter of...