Plant-based low-carbohydrate diet linked with lower risk of premature death for people with type 2 diabetes
Following a low-carbohydrate diet comprised primarily of plant-based foods was significantly associated with lower risk of premature death among people with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard Chan School.
Packaging changes may help parents make healthier beverage choices for children
Parents are heavily influenced by packaging when choosing beverages to buy for their children, according to a recent study led by researchers from Harvard Chan School.
Small steps can make a difference in reducing sugar consumption
High amounts of added sugar can harm health by raising insulin levels for extended periods, and also increasing fat production in the liver.
Don’t be fooled by different names for added sugar
When reading food labels, be aware that added sugar can hide under other names.
Your body doesn’t need to get any carbohydrate from added sugar. That’s why the Healthy Eating Pyramid says sugary drinks and sweets should be used sparingly, if at all, and the Healthy Eating Plate does not include foods…