A Plant-Based Diet Lowers Diabetes Risk by up to 34%

A Large-Scale Harvard Study Extols the Virtues of a Plant-Based Diet  Regular rutabaga, carrot and beet consumption may be the key to warding off type 2 diabetes. This comes from a large-scale study out of Harvard University that followed the dietary patterns of over 200,000 thousand subjects over the better part of two decades. Among the manyContinue reading “A Plant-Based Diet Lowers Diabetes Risk by up to 34%”

Protein as an Afternoon Snack May Help with Weight Management

For many years when I would get hungry in the afternoons, I would reach for a nice cold barrel fish. Back then, eating barrel fish was very convenient for me because of my proximity to barrels and fish. But little did I know that eating barrel-raised, protein-rich fish while watching my mid-day “stories” was helping me to keepContinue reading “Protein as an Afternoon Snack May Help with Weight Management”

Plan on Aging Gracefully? Well, You’d Better Fiber Up!

We all know that fiber is great for the digestive system. The two go together like horse and carriage or peanut butter and chocolate. However, a new study out of Australia that was published in the The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences (the longest name ever) found that a diet highContinue reading “Plan on Aging Gracefully? Well, You’d Better Fiber Up!”