What happens when you lose 10-15 pounds?

There are many good reasons to lose weight. Appearance, self-confidence, or an upcoming big event are all great reasons. But today, let’s talk about health. What happens in your body if you start by losing a few pounds, like 5% of your weight? For people between 180 and 300 pounds, […]

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Recent studies on artificial sweeteners change the discussion

Previously, the focus on artificial sweeteners was on safety. Now the discussion has broadened to include effects on gut bacteria. You may be aware that there has been a flurry of media articles about a new study on the safety of artificial sweeteners recently — and may be wondering whether […]

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How to use the Glycemic Index in your diet plan

iDiet founder Dr. Susan Roberts was extensively quoted in this short article about the Glycemic Index (GI). You can watch the Glycemic Index of your daily diet without keeping a lot of numbers in your head. It’s easy with the simple tips from Dr. Roberts. Read the Glycemic Index article […]

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Legumes Improve Heart Risk, Glycemic Control

Low-glycemic beans, peas and lentils are also linked to lower blood pressure. Previous research has shown that legumes — beans, peas and lentils — can help fight heart disease by improving cholesterol. Now, a new study suggests that legumescould also lower cardiovascular risk by reducing blood pressure, along with improving glycemic control. […]

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