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No sugar 1 week: What really happens?

According to the American Diabetes Association, people with diabetes can still have sweets, chocolate, or other sugary foods as long they are eaten as part of...

Plant-based protein: Are pea and soy protein good for you?

Plant protein is simply a meaningful food source of protein which is from plants. This group can include pulses, tofu, soya, tempeh, seitan, nuts, seeds,...

This diet linked to lower death risk in older people

In a new study from the University of Barcelona, researchers found eating a Mediterranean diet for a long time is associated with a lower...

Worst vegetables for people with diabetes

Many patients ask what to eat and what not to eat for diabetes. Is potato ok or sweet potato ok for type 2 diabetes? Patients...

The healthiest food sources of vitamin B12

Vitamin B-12 (cobalamin) plays an essential role in red blood cell formation, cell metabolism, nerve function and the production of DNA, the molecules inside cells...

Vitamin C for diabetes? What you didn’t know

Vitamin C is an antioxidant that helps protect your cells against the effects of free radicals — molecules produced when your body breaks down food or...

Diabetes and mango: What you need to know

Mangoes are a good source of fiber and antioxidants, including vitamin C, which means they support a healthy immune system and may fight chronic and...

This supplement may boost your muscle health

In a new study from the University of Washington, researchers found an oral supplement intended to stimulate a natural body process appears to promote...

Do vitamin D supplements help with diabetes, weight loss, and blood pressure?

Vitamin D is a nutrient your body needs for building and maintaining healthy bones. That's because your body can only absorb calcium, the primary component of...

This nutrient is essential for preventing cancer, boosting immune system

In a new study from the University of Basel and elsewhere, researchers found the level of magnesium in the blood is an important factor...