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6 Holiday Weight Loss Tips

Joel Fuhrman, 12/2015
People talk about the ‘Freshman 15’ – which is the weight gain associated with starting college -- but what about the ‘Holiday 10?’ I am talking about the potential pounds you can gain from overindulging during holiday celebrations.

Aronia berries: North American fruits bursting with antioxidants


Aronia is a North American shrub that bears fruits which resemble dark purple-colored cranberries. Despite their ordinary appearance, however, these fruits - which are commonly called aronia berries or chokeberries - boast an unusually impressive nutritional profile. Indeed, a couple of years ago, many mainstream newspapers - notably the United Kingdom's Daily Mail - ran stories claiming that aronia berries were the healthiest fruits in the world. While these claims are debatable, research has shown that the regular consumption of aronia berries in preserved, dried or juiced form provides us with numerous health benefits.

Conventional food restrictions for diabetics proven wrong -


According to researchers from Denmark, the conventional advice that type 2 diabetics should restrict fruit consumption is absolutely absurd. The article, published in Nutritional Journal, evaluated the effects that fruit restriction had on glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (TDM2) by taking 63 men and women recently diagnosed with TDM2 and randomly split them into two groups that they termed as “high-fruit” and “low-fruit.”

Fruit 101 - Learn the right way to eat fruits for natural cleansing

There are two controversies with eating fruits: Should you eat them and if so, when? Those who reject fruit consumption point to glycemic indices and claim fruit's sugar spikes could lead to diabetes while pointing out that fruit sugar is fructose, and fructose is hard on the liver.