In the past decade, obesity has become rampant in our country. With it the rates of diabetes in the general population, and gestational diabetes – which is an excessive increase in glucose intolerance in pregnancy – have risen dramatically. Current estimates are that 5%-7% of pregnant women in the U.S. develop GDM.
A groundbreaking new study reveals that non-caloric artificial sweeteners (NAS) drive obesity- and diabetes-related changes in both mice and humans.
A new observational study confirms that chocolate has fat-busting properties, making it both a delicious and highly medicinal treat.