Monthly Archives: April 2012

Good bye for now……. A Letter to Step 1 by Kathy Ann on Miracle-Ville.com

My dear friend step 1. I must say good bye for now. Tomorrow I will be moving to step 2. I know you have been so good to me. You helped me clean up my act by teaching me how to … Continue reading

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Fiber 101: Soluble Fiber vs. Insoluble Fiber

Everyone has heard that there are tremendous benefits to increasing the fiber content of their diet.  The daily recommendation is over 25 grams of fiber/day.  As you look at total dietary fiber grams on a label, deduct the listed amount … Continue reading

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Heavier Birth Weight Babies More Likely to Develop Type 2 Diabetes??? Told you so!

http://www.stonehearthnewsletters.com/heavier-female-babies-are-more-likely-to-develop-diabetes/diabetes/ I’ve attached a link to an article that deals with research into heavier birth weight baby girls being more likely to develop type 2 diabetes (see above).  A fetus receives its nutrition from two sources: its mother’s diet before … Continue reading

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The Answer to REVERSE the childhood obesity epidemic is in a decrease of 64 calories/day. Below is my response to this article that ran in TIME magazine.

CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE This is quite possibly the lamest article I’ve ever read on a solution for the childhood obesity problem. Decreasing childrens’ caloric intake by 64 calories/day will make a difference? (It appears that this #64 … Continue reading

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http://www.diabetescare.net/flash_article.asp?id=446226

Guest Editorial: Carb Addiction Part II:  Controlling the Physical Aspect of Insulin Resistance

Publication Date: 4/2/2012                                           

Published on: DiabetesCare.net

 

Last month I wrote about the strong, almost irrepressible urge to overeat carbohydrate-based foods, especially in people with metabolic syndrome, prediabetes, and type 2 diabetes. Once we start nibbling on our special favorite–whether it is freshly baked bread, potato chips, ice cream, chocolate, cookies–it becomes a struggle to stop. Here is a program to help stop these cravings and reverse the physiological effects of ingesting carbs.

In my last article, I focused on a physiological reason for carb addiction–an imbalance of the fat gain hormone, insulin. I mentioned the two classifications I give metabolism: Met A (normal insulin release), or Met B (imbalance of insulin that leads to insulin resistance and blood glucose aberrations). Those with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes have Met B.

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