Thursday, June 17, 2010

Brown Rice and Diabetes

A great article just came out, again highlighting the benefits of nutrition and lifestyle changes in the management of chronic medical conditions.

The study compared the difference in the incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in people eating white versus brown rice.

The authors found that those ingesting significant amounts of brown rice compared to white rice had a lower risk of developing diabetes in the long run.

So as a preventive tool, brown rice along with other sources of whole grain in general were found to decrease the chance of individuals developing diabetes. The addition of whole grains, and specifically brown rice, on a daily basis would be prudent for those with a family history of diabetes who which to prevent such a fate for themselves.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010


I'll be using this blog to post interesting and informative factoids that come up in the news or in my daily practice - items I feel worthy of sharing with everybody. I hope this blog will benefit everyone and increase our understanding and appreciation of health and wellness.