Does Sugar Cause Cancer?

Being diagnosed with cancer is a life changing event. In an instant everything changes. But should your diet? It is commonly circulated in the media that sugar causes cancer or feeds and encourages cancer to grow and metastasis. People are routinely encouraged by friends and family and sometimes even by doctors to completely cut sugar […]

Breastfeeding After Gestational Diabetes

Well, there is yet another great reason to consider breastfeeding your infant. It can lower your risk of developing diabetes after experiencing gestational diabetes while pregnant. Gestational diabetes is diagnosed in women who have high blood glucose levels during pregnancy, but had never had the disease before becoming pregnant. Some statistics show that as many […]

Cranberry Juice For Lowering Heart Disease Risk

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with a death toll of 610,000 people per year. However, new research is showing that those numbers could be lower if people drank more cranberry juice. Cranberries are rich in an antioxidant compound called ‘polyphenols,’ which are shown to improve circulation, kidney function, […]

Bloating and Carbs – What Can You Do?

Nothing is worse than eating an incredible meal of all your favorite foods (Christmas, for example), and then feeling terribly bloated and uncomfortable afterward. You may think you’re eating fairly well, but it’s more about eating habits than it is about the foods we eat. Carbs that bloat paired with bad eating habits is not […]