The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) suggests a Healthy Mediterranean-Style Eating Pattern as one option to meet the key recommendation to “consume a healthy eating pattern that accounts for all foods and beverages within an appropriate calorie level.” (more…)
The middle of winter when sun exposure is limited is a good time for everyone to pay attention to getting enough vitamin D from food sources. This is particularly important for individuals living with diabetes, since there is preliminary evidence that vitamin D status is compromised due to secondary effects of diabetes. (more…)
When it comes to improving inflammation, eating an egg for breakfast might be better than oatmeal. (more…)
A recently published study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that men who consumed moderate amounts of eggs and moderate-to-large quantities of cholesterol did not exhibit greater coronary artery disease (CAD) rates or greater coronary artery intima-media thickness over a 20 year period than did men who ate fewer eggs or less cholesterol. The lack of a relationship...
Two eggs a day for breakfast were neutral with respect to heart health risk factors in adults with coronary artery disease. Researchers from the Yale University Prevention Research Center investigated the effects of eating eggs for breakfast for 6 weeks among 32 older adults with coronary artery disease (CAD). (more…)