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Retest I generally retest and don't base decisions on a single reading. Although the impact of the mint would seem minimal, the abnormal result itself deserves repeating. Unfortunately, insulin resistance has become a huge problem and I see it all the time in clinical practice and am no longer surprised when a fit appearing person or an athlete I work with ...


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I assume by "(added) sugar intake from solid foods" you mean something like, "Is higher-than-average sugar consumption from foods (separate from beverages) associated with increased risk of Type II diabetes?" - If that is not correct, please let me know. CONTEXT Before listing citations to some relevant studies, some brief background information will ...


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Cornflakes were specifically invented as a religiously inspired way to make the grains more easily digestible and to decrease masturbation desires. This "health food" tasted awful and made the eaters not very happy. Today the now very ancient memory of healthy food choice still reverberates through the marketing efforts and public memory. Despite ...


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What happens during cooling and reaheating pasta (or other starchy foods, such as potatoes or rice) is that some starch is converted into resistant starch. "Resistant" means resistant to digestion, like fiber. Resistant starch is less digestible, so it results in lower glucose spikes: Replacing digestible starch with resistant starch induces a lower ...


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