| Dec 10, 2010
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| Dec 20, 2010
Most people can count calories. Many have a clue about where fat lurks in their diets. However, fewer give carbohydrates much thought, or know why they should.
But a growing number of top nutritional scientists blame excessive carbohydrates — not...
| May 15, 2011
Most people do not know the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. With that in mind, let’s take a closer look at each of the forms the disease may take.
Type 1 Diabetes
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune process in which the immune...
| Aug 29, 2010
Michel Montignac, a French businessman turned diet guru who believed people could lose weight without counting calories, has died. He was 66.
Montignac died Aug. 22 at a clinic in Annemasse, France. His website and a website for his daughter, Sybille,...
| Sep 6, 2010
I have always had an obsession with knowing what will happen next. I check weather.com on a nightly basis and have a predilection for scanning the TV listings so that I can plan my Sunday afternoons accordingly.
But lately, I've learned that sometimes...
| Mar 18, 2011
Actor played butler in 'Batman' movies
Michael Gough, 94, a British actor best known for playing Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred in a series of "Batman" movies, died Thursday at home in England, his former wife Anneke Wills said through her...
| Nov 2, 2011
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All her life, Lindsay Shipp knew that she was dying. As a baby, she would cry after eating, and salt collected on her forehead. The diagnosis was cystic fibrosis, an incurable genetic disease that, at the time, meant a life expectancy of 18 years.
| Jun 23, 2011
Public Enemy No. 1 in America's battle of the bulge isn't cupcakes, soda or double bacon cheeseburgers. It's the simple potato, according to Harvard University researchers.
Daily consumption of an extra serving of spuds — French fries, crispy...
| Feb 3, 2012
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Just as the tongue has taste receptors that can distinguish sweet from sour, scientists have found that the pancreas also has taste receptors. Researchers at Sanford –Burnham Medical Research Institute in Lake Nona have found that the pancreas...
| Feb 10, 2012
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brightcove.createExperiences(); Nearly four years after it sought to establish the region’s first heart transplant program, Florida Hospital announced today that its transplant team had successfully completed Central Florida’s first one. Edwin...
| Mar 21, 2012
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by Marguerite McNeal and Zara Husaini/Medill News Service Do you know exactly how many carbs you ate for lunch, how fast your blood sugar drops …...