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Everything but the Kitchen Sink
Posted By Worker Bee On May 2, 2007 @ 8:22 pm In Big Agra,Big Moo,Carbs,Diet,Health,Marketing,Prevention,Research Analysis | No Comments
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Have we got a great round-up for you today, Apples! There’s so much good stuff we can’t stand it.
Let’s get to it:
Diabetes: Better Off with Lifestyle Changes
Despite a spate of new drug therapies for type 2, evidence still conclusively shows  that lifestyle changes are the most effective method for preventing and treating diabetes. What’s really alarming is the fact that diabetes has doubled in the last decade ! Drugs can treat the condition, but the underlying problems aren’t going away until we make serious lifestyle changes. Exercise, elimination of sugars and processed foods from the diet, and reducing stress are all vital factors in staving this epidemic.
“Best Oxymoron Award” Goes to…
The FDA wants to put suicide warnings on antidepressants . These drugs are risky, but especially for children and teens. Let’s put this in perspective. Can you imagine if the FDA needed to put obesity warnings on weight loss medications? Or cancer warnings on nicotine patches? Or heart attack warnings on statins? Doesn’t anyone think it’s odd that we even need a suicide warning, of all things, on drugs that make you…anti-depressed?
We Stand Corrected
Sara here. We’ve been recommending regular tuna over albacore based on the misunderstanding that regular tuna was higher in Omega-3’s. We were totally wrong on that, and we appreciate Slashfood  for letting us know. Whew.
Smart Shoppers: Check Out the Organic Report Card
Hey, this is a great site  that rates all the organic farms (marks are given in cows, not A’s, B’s and C’s). We stumbled onto it after finding out that Horizon may not be as cud-chewer friendly  as we believed (either that, or a small news outfit is trying to get some press). Fitsugar  holds the keys to the castle on this debate, so mosey on over to check it out.
Was this a useful post, or what? (Please don’t say “or what”. But do share your thoughts in the forum .) Until tomorrow, Apples!
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 evidence still conclusively shows: http://diabetes.webmd.com/news/20070426/drugs-to-prevent-diabetes-questioned
 doubled in the last decade: http://www.thediabetesblog.com/2007/05/02/diabetes-doubles-in-the-last-10-years/
 suicide warnings on antidepressants: http://pharmalot.com/2007/05/updated_warnings_on_antidepres.php
 Slashfood: http://www.slashfood.com/2007/05/02/need-more-healthy-omega-3s-try-canned-fish/#comments
 Get ‘em while they’re hot: http://finance.yahoo.com/family-home/article/102713/10-Things-Your-Restaurant-Will-Not-Tell-You
 this is a great site: http://cornucopia.org/dairysurvey/index.html
 Horizon may not be as cud-chewer friendly: http://fitsugar.com/229372
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