By: Joe Graedon November 15, 2018 65 Comments
    The Low-Carb Diet Wins Diet Wars…Again!

    Many nutrition experts have maintained that a calorie is a calorie is a calorie. In other words, all calories are created equal. The more calories you consume the fatter you get. Put another way, thes…

    By: Terry Graedon May 21, 2018 35 Comments
    Is Cooked Oatmeal Better for You Than Instant Oa…

    Oats have been a dietary staple for many centuries, and they have a reputation as a healthy whole grain. Eating cooked oatmeal on a regular basis (daily or several times a week) can help control chole…

    By: Joe Graedon November 27, 2013 8 Comments
    Cinnamon Can Help Control Cholesterol and Blood …

    At one time, we didn't pay much attention to spices. They tasted good and made food more palatable. Now, though, we have found that some spices, such as cinnamon, can have significant physiological ef…

    By: Terry Graedon September 2, 2013 1 Comments
    Statin-Type Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Can Disru…

    Q. I have been on Crestor. It lowered my cholesterol very well, but my blood sugar went out of control. My HbA1c [a measure of blood sugar over time] went from 6.8 to 7.3 in just a short while. My fa…

    By: Terry Graedon April 10, 2011 24 Comments
    Cinnamon for Blood Sugar

    Q. I am concerned about using cinnamon to stabilize blood sugar because I've never seen a reference as to which type of cinnamon works. There are several different types of cinnamon that come from dif…