3 Healthy Fats for Diabetes (and Why You Should Eat MORE!)

Should you be eating MORE healthy fats for diabetes and healthy blood sugar balance? If you've been eating a "Standard American Diet" or following a low-fat regime, then the answer is YES. In fact, a higher fat, lower carbohydrate diet has been proven - time and time again - to produce healthier outcomes for diabetics. But before we look further at fats, lets take a look at... Why a Low … [Read more...]

Mackerel: An Energy-Boosting Superfood

When you think of getting more omega-3 fats in your diet, eating fish like tuna and wild salmon might come to mind. But there's a healthier and more sustainable way to get your fill of these good-for-you fats: eat Atlantic mackerel. Like sardines, anchovies, and herring, Atlantic mackerel is a little fish with big health benefits. In addition to being loaded with omega-3's (1,401 mg per 2.5 … [Read more...]

8 Foods That Fight Depression

A recent headline on the cover of Parade magazine caught my eye. It said, "Top Doctors Solve Your Medical Problems". One of the problems they claimed to have a "solution" for was depression. So I turned the page to find out what it was. I was hoping to read about the vital links between food and mood, and the foods that fight depression. But there wasn't a single word about the nutrients … [Read more...]

Fight Skin Cancer and Wrinkles with Diet (3 Simple Steps)

Two-thirds of Americans use sunscreen to guard against skin cancer. And we've been liberally slathering and spraying these chemicals on our skin for decades. But the rates of skin cancer haven't gone down. In fact, they continue to rise. And that includes the deadly form of skin cancer, melanoma. According to the National Cancer Institute, about 54,000 Americans are diagnosed with melanoma … [Read more...]

Walnuts: Choose This “Brainy Nut” For Health

According to recent research, walnuts are everything they’re cracked up to be... and more. Initially nicknamed the “brain nut” for their unique shape, we now know their nutrient composition is quite brainy, as well. In fact, walnuts are the only tree nut that is rich in alpha-linolenic acid (ALA)—an essential fat that’s important for brain health, blood sugar balance, a healthy heart and … [Read more...]

EPA/DHA Omega-3: Healthy Fats Benefit Diabetes

Recent research shows diets rich in omega-3 fats from fish—including eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) - protect against insulin resistance and obesity in animal studies and increase insulin sensitivity in healthy humans. A recent study published in the journal Diabetologia tested the anti-diabetic effects of EPA and DHA on an insulin sensitizer called adiponectin. The … [Read more...]

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