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Diabesity: The #1 Cause of Death?
Diabetes and obesity share the same underlying causes and, in many cases, they’re entirely preventable. Despite that, diabesity and related diseases are becoming increasingly fatal in the United States. Find out more.
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Is All Sugar Created Equal?
You may have heard the phrase, "Sugar is sugar." But is all sugar created equal? The truth is, your body processes different sugars in different ways.
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The Unbiased Truth about Artificial Sweeteners
Past research on artificial sweeteners has always been lacking, until now. Are artificial sweeteners healthy? Read on for updated data.
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The Roundup
Here is The Roundup, Edition 31, bringing you the best health research and paleo recipes from around the web over the past two weeks.
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5 Reasons You May Need More Protein—Even on a Paleo Diet
Most people naturally eat the right amount of protein for their needs. However, there are certain situations where it may be advantageous to increase protein intake at least temporarily.
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Does Eating Red Meat Increase the Risk of Diabetes?
A recent study suggests that consumption of red meat contributes to (or even causes) inflammation and impaired glucose metabolism. How valid is this notion?
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Ask Chris: Is Fructose Really That Bad?
A reader poses the question: what are your thoughts on fructose? Is it really as bad as Paleo is making it out to be?
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Think Skinny People Don’t Get Type 2 Diabetes? Think Again.
Most people aren't aware that thin and even underweight people can get type 2 diabetes (T2DM). Learn the top 5 reasons why they do.
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Thyroid, Blood Sugar, and Metabolic Syndrome
Healthy thyroid function depends on keeping blood sugar in a normal range, and keeping blood sugar in a normal range depends on healthy thyroid function.
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