The Benefits of Oatmeal for Lowering Glucose

By Ashley Reaver, MS, RD, CSSD Jul 26, 2018

Ok, we know we talk about oatmeal around here quite a bit, but it's for good reason! Not only is oatmeal one of the best ways to start your day, aside from having someone else make breakfast for you, it's also among the easiest. Here, we'll share yet another health benefit of starting your day with a delicious bowl of oatmeal, lowering your cholesterol levels one spoonful at a time.

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What Differentiates HbA1c From Glucose and Why We Don't Test It

By Catherine Roy Jul 13, 2018

One of the most frequent questions we get from users and prospective customers alike is whether we test HbA1c. The short answer, as the title of this article more than hints at, is no, we don’t. However, in addition to sharing actionable insights people can take to improve their overall health, wellness, and performance, we also like to think of ourselves as educators arming our community with the knowledge they need to reach their goals.

Here, we’ll provide a brief education on the differences between HbA1c and its more commonly known counterpart, glucose, as well as the reasoning behind why we test for the latter and not the former.

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Why Decades of Dairy Fat Research Might Be Wrong

By Julia Reedy Sep 07, 2017

When it comes to dairy products, skim milk reigns supreme as the epitome of health and dieting. Butter, on the other hand, elicits the opposite mental image.

But what if we told you that our collective aversion to dairy fat was unjustified? Well, recent research suggests exactly that. So, if you've been looking for an excuse to eat more brie or less fat free cottage cheese, keep reading. 

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