Glycemic index (GI) measures the rate at which sugars in food are released to the blood stream. A list of common foods (fruits, vegetables, breakfast grain products and dairy products) and their glycemic index...
A comparison of overweight participants assigned to four different weigh loss diets (differing in composition of fat, carbohydrate, protein) over a two-year period showed that reducing calories achieved weight loss regardless of which of the three nutrients was emphasized.
A high fiber diet rich in soluble fiber has a small impact on calcium and phosphorus balance in subjects with type II diabetes mellitus. It may be prudent to ensure adequate intake of calcium and other minerals on the high fiber diet.
For lean mice – and possibly for lean humans, a new study predicts – the anti-aging strategy known as caloric restriction may be a pointless, frustrating and even dangerous exercise.