Drink Up: Latest Research Confirms Alcohol Benefits
The benefits of moderate alcohol consumption, or lack thereof, have been debated for years. So, what's the last call on alcohol?
The verdict appears to be in favor of alcohol. If this research sticks, you can ward off heart disease, diabetes and even arthritis. Here's more on the Harvard research.
Guest Blog: Exercise Can Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
Monte Ladner, M.D. is board certified in anesthesiology and chronic pain management. He is a self-described "lifelong fitness freak" and enjoys talking and writing about the benefits of a healthy diet and regular exercise. To this end Dr. Ladner created the Fitness Rocks podcast in June 2006.
Fitness Rocks is a weekly audio...
Thank goodness someone figured out how to make a sugar less apple pie! Serve warm with sugar free frozen yogurt, and even diabetics can enjoy this all-American treat! Great for entertaining too, as no one will be able to refuse on the basis of health!
Sweetbreads are the Thymus gland of Veal or Lamb, and they add an elegant, gourmet touch to any meal. Served as an appetizer portion, over a bed of butter lettuce leaves, and use the pan juices to drizzle on the plate, garnishing with fresh herbs. Suprisingly light and lean. Everything in moderation, right?
Crunchy and chewy at the same time, this blend of low fat popcorn and nutritious dried fruit and sunflower seeds will satisfy any snack craving! Drizzle with sugar free maple syrup for a decadent treat. Warning: You'll find it hard to share!
Strawberries are a favorite the world over, and when combined with low-fat ingredients, the indulgent sweetness will put a smile on your face every time. Suitable for diabetics, and can be modified for vegans with ease, this is a great way to treat yourself while satisfying your body's need for vitamins and fruit.