Summary: The prevalence of obesity in children and young adults has risen in the US and even globally. It will have long-term consequences like an increase in diabetes, hypertension, and other related disorders. It has been an ongoing trend for the last few decades. Even worse, a new study by CDC indicates that covid-19 doubled… Continue reading Covid-19 restrictions doubled the rate of weight gain in children.
Refined carbohydrates are known to increase blood glucose levels, increase requirements for medications and result in weight gain. It is disturbing that dietary guidelines prioritize the consumption of starchy carbohydrates for type 2 diabetics, to nearly 55% of their daily macronutrient consumption.
Chances are you already know that eating too much sugar isn’t good for you. Yet you’re probably still overdoing it. Sugary drinks, candy, baked goods, and sweetened dairy are the main sources of added sugar. Added sugars can be hard to spot on nutrition labels since they can be listed under a number of names,… Continue reading Why Is Sugar Bad For Your Health?
Our eating patterns can influence insulin production and weight gain, and it’s important to give our bodies time to burn energy from food. Most people eat from the time they wake up until the time they go to bed — typically three main meals, multiple snacks, and often soda in between. This pattern leads to… Continue reading Eating time and weight gain