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High protein food + a sugary drink = Unhealthy combo meal

Researchers from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that consuming fizzy, sugary drinks together with foods such as meat and cheese may be a particularly unhealthy combination - and promote cravings for salty, savory foods.

The USDA research team, led by Dr. SL Casperson, noted that a third of the additional calories provided by the sugar-sweetened drinks were not burnt off, less fat from the food was broken down by the body and less energy was needed to digest the meal ...

Clinical Summary
Long-Term Data on How Lifestyle Intervention Programs Benefit  People With Diabetes

Results from a retrospective study indicate clear benefits for people with diabetes enrolling in a program designed to encourage lifestyle and behavior change. The study saw that participants who joined the program were  less likely to have eye and renal disease, had reduced weight, and better glucose control ...
Spotlight Podcast -Nutrition Bites!
Drs. Mark Kaye and Veronica Gasko: Men's Health 

This month's topic from the podcast series, Nutrition Bites! with Drs. Mark Kaye and Veronica Gasko, is on the many challenges men face due to hormonal imbalances and stress. The doctors provide answers to common questions that many practitioners are frequently asked regarding male libido and prostate health...

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"Vascular Health: Thinking Out of the Box"
Mark Houston MD, MS, MSc
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