Note: This article was originally published in 2014 and was updated in 2018 to include the latest research. Several years ago, the evidence was limited, and I was hesitant to make a firm conclusion on...
The ancestral health community and other heath-conscious bloggers have increasingly embraced natural sweeteners such as honey, stevia, and maple syrup as healthier alternatives to refined sugar. But just how much healthier, really, are these natural...
In this episode we discuss a study showing low cholesterol is associated with higher risk of death in women, and other topics.
Hemoglobin A1c is being increasingly used as a way to screen for diabetes. Read this to learn why this is a very bad idea.
In the debate on grass-fed vs. conventional meat, there's a lot more to consider than it might initially appear.
Aboott Laboratories has just issued a huge recall for blood testing strips which read low. Read this to learn if your test strips are affected.
Studies show that so-called normal blood sugars actually increase the risk of future diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer and other serious conditions.
Intermittent fasting can boost the immune system and help with weight loss. But it's not for everyone.
What passes for "normal" blood sugar may be common, but it's not normal. Unless you think diabetic complications like neuropathy and heart disease are normal.