Archive for January 2012

Winning the Battle of the Bulge

Besides saving money, winning the battle of the bulge is the other most popular New Year’s resolution. And, there’s little wonder why, with two thirds of all Americans now either overweight or obese. There are three phases to weight loss: getting your diet started, working the diet to your goal and transitioning to everyday eating … Continue reading

Statin Drugs Boost Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Here’s yet another reason to try a vegetarian diet first, in the ongoing battle against artery-clogging cholesterol. Cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a study in the Archives of Internal Medicine. Researchers with the Women’s Health Initiative determined this, after following a group of postmenopausal women for many years. … Continue reading

Eat Vegan on $4 a day

Happy New Year one and all!  January is New Year’s resolution time, and since the economy continues to struggle along to recovery, many are resolving to redouble their efforts to save money. Vegetarians of Washington is here to help with a review of the latest tool in the battle of the budget:  Eat Vegan on $4 … Continue reading

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