Everyone is talking about ramen, and there’s a ramen shop in almost every East Bay neighborhood. But what about all the other delicious Asian soups out there with the same soul-warming potential? Here are ten soups (at eight venues) you might not have thought of.
There’s a new wrinkle to the old debate over diet soda: Artificial sweeteners may alter our microbiomes. And for some, this may raise blood sugar levels and set the stage for diabetes.
Ever think about how that processed sugar, white flour and trans-fat grease in fast food is not all that different than drugs? That’s the message some Oakland teenagers present in their new music video, Are You Loving It?
Sweet Revenge: Dr. Robert Lustig Explains How to Cut Sugar, Lose Weight and Turn the Tables On Processed Foods
The UCSF endocrinologist tells you how (and why) to start reducing sugar in your diet…and yes, you can still eat dessert.
Obesity and diabetes rates have soared among Native Americans as sugary, high-carb foods have replaced traditional foods. A study found that 10 wild plants from the Great Plains are highly nutritious.
Not all whole grain breads are created equal. Choosing breads with fully intact grains (think nuggets of whole rye, wheat or millet) may help control blood sugar and stave off hunger.
Drinking two or more cups of coffee per day was associated with a 12 percent decreased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to fresh research. But man cannot live on coffee alone. Luckily, other foods may also help decrease the risk of the disease — or help those already diagnosed to manage the condition.
A fresh study looks at what happens after people change their meat-eating habits. Those who upped their intake — about 3.5 servings more per week — saw their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes during four years of follow-up increase by almost 50 percent.
Can diet really affect my risk of developing cancer, heart disease and arthritis? What are the most important foods to avoid? Dr. Dara Thompson, N.D. answers these questions and more.