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Hard to believe we’re almost half way through 2014, but we are! How are you doing? And what about those New Year’s resolutions I asked you about in January? Have you lost those extra pounds, exercised, meditated, or created the new habit, reached the goal as you intended on January 1, 2014? It’s okay if you haven’t.

For the first time, Australian scientists have demonstrated that moderate weight loss stops many of the harmful changes that occur in the immune systems of people with obesity, especially those with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.   The immune system contains a wide variety of cells that act to protect us from and thwart infections caused […]

A study reported in the Journal of Nutrition indicates that the effects of the metabolic syndrome, a significant risk fact for developing type 2 (adult onset) diabetes, is reduced by adding omega-3 fatty acids to a high complex carbohydrate, low fat diet.  In particular, the supplements improve the blood lipid (fat) levels.   “Fish oil […]