New study suggests eating red meat may increase risk of Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Factors A new study published June 17, 2013 in JAMA Internal Medicine showed that eating red meat over prolonged period of time increased the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. The study followed several men and women participants for four years and found that those who ate half a serving (about…

Studies Show White Rice May Increase Risk for Diabetes

Switch from White Rice to Brown Rice What causes diabetes? In the United States, over 20 million people have Type 2 diabetes caused by being overweight and over consumption of unhealthy high-glycemic foods such as white rice. White rice is a dietary staple for many people – not just Asian populations. Recent news about this…

Obesity Crisis In America

Obesity Crisis in America Likely to Affect 42% of Americans by 2030 A new study recently released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention projected that by 2030, 42 percent of Americans will be obese and 11 percent will be severely obese. Currently 34 percent of Americans are obese, which is roughly defined as…