Category Archives: Galactose

Lactose Intolerance: Milk Alternatives

Although cow’s milk gets a bad press amongst some nutritionists, it is an important source of nutrients and energy. In particular, milk contains factors that are anti-obesogenic, possibly fatty acids such as conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) and calcium. This explains … Continue reading

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Do Sugars Cause Blood Pressure Changes?

The typical Western diet is associated with the development of Western lifestyle diseases. The detrimental health outcomes associated with consuming the Western diet relate to the presence of refined and overly processed foods as well as the absence of meaningful … Continue reading

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An Interesting Study on Galactose

Evidence suggests that high carbohydrate diets are associated with weight gain when the majority of that carbohydrate is refined in nature. Whole grains protect against obesity, but refining cereals and other carbohydrates alters their digestion and absorption rates and this … Continue reading

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