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|Good Medicine Archive|
2013 Issues Escaping the Research Mousetrap Good Medicine Winter 2013 Vol. XXII, No. 1 Can We End Alzheimer's?
|The Vegan Diet How-To Guide for Diabetes|
Step 3. Low Glycemic Index The glycemic index identifies foods that increase blood sugar rapidly and allows you to favor foods that have much less effect on blood sugar. High-glycemic-index foods include sugar itself, white potatoes, most wheat flour products, and most cold c
|Glycemic Index of Foods Influences Weight Loss|
Decreasing the intake of high-glycemic foods can help reduce body weight, according to a new article in the Journal of Nutrition. The glycemic index is a measure of how rapidly a given food releases sugar into the bloodstream. In a National Institutes of Health-funded study conducted by PCRM, 99 participants with ty
|Low-Glycemic-Index Foods Improve Diabetes Control|
Diets rich in carbohydrates that release sugars into the bloodstream slowly improve blood sugar control for individuals with diabetes, according to a meta-analysis published in tomorrow’s Diabetes Care. The analysis compiles the findings of 14 previous studies comparin
|Animal Welfare Act Violations at Ivy League Universities|
A report from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine September 2011 Findings | Review Process | Detailed Results | Discussion | Recommendations | References REVIEW PROCESS Research Misconduct Score To rate Ivy League universities on their Animal Welfare Act compliance, PCRM developed the Research
|Body Mass Index and Breast Cancer Survival|
Obesity is a known risk factor for increasing breast cancer risk. Now, growing evidence shows us that excess weight can reduce a woman’s odds of surviving the disease as well. A study from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle followed 1,177 women under 45 years of age who had i
|The Latest In...|
RESEARCH ETHICS By Kristie Sullivan, M.P.H. Pharmaceutical and Chemical Testing Novo Nordisk Ends Live-Animal Use in Quality Testing Novo Nordisk will no longer use living animals to quality-test batches of biological products coming off production lines. More than 13,000 animals per year were used for the tests in
|Session 10. Glycemic Index|
Aim: To help participants use the Glycemic Index (GI) and understand its role. Tools: Attendance sheet A New Approach to Nutrition for Diabetes DVD AV equipment to show DVD Extension cord Large writing surface and writing tool Paper/pens for group members Welcome and Introductions
|Frequently Asked Questions about Diabetes|
1. Why do you recommend a vegan diet for diabetes? Vegan diets, which contain no animal products (meat, dairy, eggs, or other animal products), are healthier than other diets, because they contain no cholesterol and less fat, saturated fat, and calories than meat-based diets or ovo-lacto vegetarian diets. Scie
|New Study Links Cancer to Body Weight|
A new study published in the British Medical Journal links cancer to body weight. Researchers examined the effect of body mass index (BMI) on both cancer incidence and death among 1.2 million women from the Million Women study. Participants ages 50 to 64 were followed for five years for cancer incidence and seven y
|Agriculture and Health Policies in Conflict : How Subsidies Tax our Health: Dietary Trends and Chronic Disease|
Dietary Trends and Chronic Disease Cardiovascular disease,16 certain forms of cancer,17 diabetes,18 hypertension,19 and obesity20 are strongly related to dietary choices. Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension Cardiovascular disease and hypertension are much more common in populations whose diets emphasi
|New Study Shows Vegan Diet Reduces Heart Disease Risk in People with Type 2 Diabetes|
WASHINGTON—A new report in October’s Journal of the American Dietetic Association shows that a low-fat vegan diet has a nutrient profile and diet quality associated with a greater reduction in heart disease risk in people with type 2 diabetes than a diet based on the American Diabetes Association (ADA) g
|Food for Life TV|
Nutrition News – Lectures by Neal Barnard, M.D. – Cooking Demonstrations – Your Questions Answered – Shopping Tips – Restaurant Reviews – And More! View any of the many archived shows > March 3: Lively Flavored Latin Seitan Stew On this week’s episo
|Diet and Diabetes: Recipes for Success|
Diet and Diabetes: Recipes for Success Diabetes Basics Glucose, a simple sugar, is the body’s main fuel. It is present in the bloodstream, but in people with diabetes it cannot get into the cells where it is needed. In type 1 diabetes (which was once referred to as childhood-onset diabetes), the pro
|Food for Life TV|
Nutrition News – Lectures by Neal Barnard, M.D. – Cooking Demonstrations – Your Questions Answered – Shopping Tips – Restaurant Reviews – And More! Core Classes A New Approach to Type 2 Diabetes Neal Barnard, M.D., gives an overview of the worldwide diabetes epide