Archives for June, 2015

Type 2 Diabetes – a Silent, Greater Threat

  Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. In type 2 diabetes, your body does not use insulin properly. This is called insulin resistance. At first, the pancreas makes extra insulin to […]

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Rise In Cost Affecting Your Health?

The greatest miracle on Earth is the human body. It is stronger and wiser than you may realize, and improving its ability to self heal is within your control.”~Dr Fabrizio Mancini. With an increase in […]

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Obesity: It’s Getting Worse

Nearly two-thirds of adult Americans are overweight or obese. In the past two decades in the United States, there’s been an alarming increase in obesity rates among all age groups, even children. It’s estimated that more than […]

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HYPERTENSION TO HAPPY TENSION – IT’S A LIFESTYLE YOU CHOOSE

High blood pressure is a particularly scary health condition to have. Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure often has no symptoms at all, so an individual might not realize just how unhealthy they are […]

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PREDIABETES – AT THE THRESHOLD of DIABETES??

Prediabetes is a “pre-diagnosis” of diabetes—you can think of it as a warning sign. It’s when your blood glucose level (blood sugar level) is higher than normal, but it’s not high enough to be considered diabetes. […]

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WORLD POPULATION IS GETTING FATTER

Almost a third of the world is now fat, and no country has been able to curb obesity rates in the last three decades, according to a new global analysis. Researchers found more than 2 […]

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DIET SODA LINKED TO GREATER OBESITY IN SENIORS

In older adult patients, an increase in diet soda intake is tied to greater abdominal obesity, results of a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society suggest. In a striking dose-response relationship, […]

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DIABETES AND SUGARY DRINKS

Replacing one serving of a sugary drink with water, unsweetened tea or coffee daily can decrease the risk for developing diabetes by up to 25%, according to a study published in Diabetologia. Specifically, researchers found […]

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6 Food combinations that can be harmful

1) Proteins and carbohydrates or starch – Proteins esp. Red meats should never be eaten with starch or carbohydrates, while it is okay to have white meat with carbohydrates. Mixing proteins and starch in a […]

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Diabetes Remains Undiagnosed in 3 in 10 Adults

Almost eight million Americans have diabetes but don’t know it, and that’s despite the fact that about two-thirds of those with undiagnosed diabetes have seen a doctor two or more times in the past year, […]

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