How many cans of sugar-sweetened drinks such as colas could you safely drink before increasing your risk of type 2 diabetes? Answer: none. Researchers have discovered that people who drink even just one can a day almost double their risk compared with those who touch the stuff less than once a month. However, it’s a habit that has to be kept up for several years...

If you know an overweight friend you might suggest to them that they may want to increase their soy intake. If you have read any of my past blogs you will know that not every soy product is a good choice.  However a recent study in Japan that was reported in the Journal  of Nutrition showed that increasing soy which as the isoflavones may decrease the risk of type...

More and more evidence continues to expose the dangers of statin drugs. Some of you may be familiar with some of the more common side effects such  memory loss, muscle weakness, and liver damage. But a new study on statin drugs show that these cholesterol-lowering pharmaceuticals pose other health risks as well. In a recent published analysis of data pooled from six clinical...

Resveratrol is also gaining growing recognition for its promise in fighting age-related diseases ranging from dementia to diabetes. For example, the National Institutes of Health is currently sponsoring a clinical trial investigating resveratrol’s ability to fight cancer. There are many resveratrol products to choose from.It can be confusing when trying to find...