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Watch videos about metabolic syndrome

  • Beans and the Second Meal Effect
    Beans and the Second Meal Effect
    The so-called "lentil effect" or "second meal effect" describes the remarkable effect of beans to help control blood sugar levels hours or even the next day after consumption.
  • Clinical Studies on Acai Berries
    Clinical Studies on Acai Berries
    An independent review of the effects of açaí berries was recently published, including studies on immune function, arthritis, and metabolic parameters.
  • Protein, Puberty, and Pollutants
    Protein, Puberty, and Pollutants
    The early onset of puberty in girls associated with animal protein consumption may be due to endocrine disrupting chemical pollutants in the meat supply.
  • Metabolic Syndrome and Plant-Based Diets
    Metabolic Syndrome and Plant-Based Diets
    Plant-based diets appear to protect against metabolic syndrome, also known as syndrome X, which is characterized by the so-called “deadly quartet,” abdominal obesity, high fasting sugars, high...
  • Is Vinegar Good For You?
    Is Vinegar Good For You?
    The role of vinegar in modulating our blood sugar levels and satiety.