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More Dangers of High-Fructose Corn Syrup

Fructose used to enjoy something of a good reputation as sugars go, largely because, unlike other sugars, it doesn't raise blood sugar very quickly. This property made it a long-standing favorite of diabetics and those who treated them. But like so much other "conventional" wisdom, this turned out to be… Read More

Atkins Is a Low-Glycemic Approach

You may have heard the term "low glycemic" in the media and in discussions about weight loss, but Dr. Atkins was on to it many decades ago. With Atkins, it's easy to know which foods have the lowest glycemic impact. It's All About Sugar "Glycemic" simply means "relating to sugar."… Read More

Vitamin C and Diabetes

A new study has added to the growing amount of research showing that vitamin C- as well as a high intake of vegetables and fruits- may have protective effects against diabetes. This makes more than a little intuitive sense- after all Diabetes is a disease marked by a good amount… Read More

Diet and age-related macular degeneration: expanding our view

In the current issue of the Journal (1), Chiu et al describe their observations of a new aspect of diet that may be related to one type and stage of age-related macular degeneration(AMD)of the eye: a diet that is high in foods with a high glycemic index. This aspect… Read More

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