Is a Gluten-Free Diet a Good Choice?

Celiac disease isn’t all that common. Yet in JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers reported that a growing number of U.S. adults are going gluten-free.

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away I had a friend who suffered from Celiac disease.  He was tall, thin and had a hard time keeping his weight up.  We would share a bottle of wine, solve the world’s problems, and figure out what to cook for dinner.

This was the origin of Refrigerator Stir Fry.

Recipe to follow.

Fresh Fruit Protects Against Diabetes, Complications – Medpage Today

Among individuals without diabetes at baseline, daily fruit consumption was associated with a 12% lower risk for getting diabetes compared to never or rarely eating fresh fruit (hazard ratio 0.88; 95% CI 0.83-0.93; P<0.001); this corresponded to a difference of 0.2 percentage points in 5-year absolute risk, said a research team led by Huaidong Du, MD, PhD, of Oxford University in England.

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