TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 -- If you have type 2 diabetes and you want to do your heart a favor, a new study suggests you should let your diet get a little nutty.
Folks with type 2 diabetes who ate five or more servings of certain kinds of nuts weekly dropped their odds of heart disease by about 20 percent, compared to people who ate less than a serving a month. A serving in the study was defined as one ounce.
TUESDAY, Feb. 5, 2019 -- Every five years, the U.S. government updates its dietary guidelines based in part on new research, but always with the goal of disease prevention.
The 2015-2020 guidelines stress the need to shift to healthier foods and beverages. Although research links vegetables and fruits to a lower risk of many chronic illnesses and suggests they may protect against some cancers, roughly 3 out of 4 Americans still don't get enough.