Dairy Fats and Cardiovascular Disease: Do We Really Need to Be Concerned?

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) remain a major cause of death and morbidity globally and diet plays a crucial role in the disease prevention and pathology. The negative perception of dairy fats stems from the effort to reduce dietary saturated fatty acid (SFA) intake due to their association with increased cholesterol levels upon consumption and the increased […]

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Eggs Not Linked to Cardiovascular Risk, Despite Conflicting Advice

Eating up to 12 eggs a week does not increase cardiovascular risk factors in people with pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes, new research finds – despite conflicting dietary advice continuing around the world. University of Sydney researchers aim to help clear up conflicting dietary advice around egg consumption, as a new study finds eating up […]

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Fructose and Cardiometabolic Health

Recent attention has focused on fructose as having a unique role in the pathogenesis of cardiometabolic diseases. However, because we rarely consume fructose in isolation, the major source of fructose in the diet comes from fructose-containing sugars, sucrose and high fructose corn syrup, in sugar-sweetened beverages and foods. Intake of sugar-sweetened beverages has been consistently […]

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Chocolate Chili

We tried this recipe and it is our favorite! To lower the carbs, decrease the the tomatoes quantity. INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 medium onions, diced (about 2 cups) 4 cloves garlic, minced (about 4 teaspoons) 2 pounds ground beef 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves 2 tablespoons chili powder 2 tablespoons ground cumin 1 […]

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15 Surprising Sources of Added Sugar

Sugar (in many forms) may be hiding in a lot of your favorite foods without you even realizing it. Of course it’s in candies, cookies, and cakes, but there are also many “hidden sugars” added to condiments, drinks, “healthy” snacks foods, and many other surprising items you might eat every day. Here are 15 of […]

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Avocado Brownies

Avocado Brownies are delicious  and a must try. Use this Full of healthy fat, protein and low sugar! I will be making these again. Here is the recipe: https://thecastawaykitchen.com/2017/04/flourless-avocado-brownies-paleo-keto-low-carb-grain-free/   Credit: Rachel Zamouski Wemple, Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, Consultant, Disease Manager  

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