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Misleading breakfast study can cause harm

Posted on October 3, 2017 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (1)


A study published in the October 2017 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology boasts that people who skip breakfast have a higher risk for heart disease. The association here, between skipping breakfast and developing heart disease, is a correlational...
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Weight loss Tip 1: Delay breakfast

Posted on August 26, 2017 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (1)




 

The next several posts focus on the tricks that I've uncovered in the research that can help you with weight loss. I'll post them one at a time because you should try them one at a time. Trying all of them at once might be overwhelming, but in the end, you can use as many as work for you.


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Mediterranean diet isn't what you think (Part 2)

Posted on May 28, 2017 at 7:45 AM Comments comments (0)


Part one of this article talks about how we have changed the menu of the Mediterranean diet from what it was in Crete in the 1960s. We have exaggerated the suggested quantities of oil, fish, and wine, yet still call it hea...

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Mediterranean diet isn't what you think (Part 1)

Posted on March 11, 2017 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (1)



Some Americans believe that if we eat fish and vegetables, and guzzle down wine and olive oil, we will live forever -- or at least longer than our American-diet-eating counterparts. Nothing could be further from the truth.


In the early 1960s, researchers realized that Cretans (the people living in Crete, an island in the eastern Mediterranean Sea) live...

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Can your microbiota defend you against diabetes?

Posted on February 25, 2017 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (0)



The tens of trillions of bacteria that live in your digestive tract, also known as your microbiota or gut bacteria, can make it or break it for you as far as your health is concerned. The microbiota (pronounced mi-kro-bi-O-ta) does many things, including combating disease-producing bacteria, making vitamins B and K (essential for making energy and blood clotting, respectively), and digesting food substances that...

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Open a bank account for weight loss and lower A1c

Posted on December 28, 2016 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)



Your bank teller can help you to lose weight. No joke.


One experiment found that smokers were able to stop smoking by opening a bank account. The smokers got a bank account in which they put their money for 6 months, after which they took a urine test. If they...

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Study: Diabetes meds do not add years to your life

Posted on July 20, 2016 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (0)



Researchers put together the results of more than 300 studies that followed the outcomes of nearly 120,000 people who take diabetes medication. They published their findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association.


They found that people with Type 2 diabete...

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Fun fact: How many beans will lower your A1c .5%

Posted on February 16, 2016 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)


The answer is 1 cup a day.


Mounting evidence shows that beans can help to lower blood sugar. A 2012 study published in The Archives of Internal Medicine showed that people who ate 1 cup/day of beans and lentils for three months lowered their hemoglobin A1c by 0.5%. That's BIG!


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Study: Plant protein lowers blood sugar

Posted on December 17, 2015 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)


An article published in the journal Nutrients looked at the results of 13 studies involving 280 people.


Researchers found that by trading just 35% of the animal-based proteins (like chicken and cheese) that you eat with plant-based proteins (like br...

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Does your airport rank tops in healthy food offerings?

Posted on December 6, 2015 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

If you're flying this holiday season, you may want to arrange a flight out of one of these airports. Physician's Committee has ranked US airports according to the healthiest food available at the terminal.

Does your airport rank high? Read the full article here http://www.pcrm.org/health/reports/2015-airport-food-review



Study: Diet & exercise prevent diabetes

Posted on November 9, 2015 at 8:25 AM Comments comments (0)


The first three years of the Diabetes Prevention Program showed that a prudent diet and regular exercise was 58% better for preventing diabetes compared to a placebo group. It also showed that the very popular first line treatment for type 2 diabetes, the drug Metformin, was only 31% bet...

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Glucozone exercise: Exercise to lower your blood sugar

Posted on October 24, 2015 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Exercise lowers blood sugar. Exercise helps to move the sugar from your blood into the muscles so it can be used for energy.


This exercise routine works all of your muscles, but it focuses on the muscles that you use when you walk. As these lower leg muscles get stronger, you will be able to walk longer, faster, and further, letting you lower your blood sugar more. You can do this in your living room.

 

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Can I eat any animal food and still reverse my diabetes?

Posted on September 20, 2015 at 4:40 PM Comments comments (0)



That depends.


A whole natural foods plant-based diet is optimal for most people and for helping to reverse most chronic conditions. Depending on how long you have had diabetes you may be able to eat a small amount of animal-based foods without doing harm. People who have recently been diagnosed with diabetes have better success at reversing it than those who have had it for de...

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Top ten fittest metropolitan areas

Posted on July 19, 2015 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Interesting...



Which decaf is better for you? Coffee or tea?

Posted on July 11, 2015 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (0)

 

 



Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham found that drinking even moderate amounts of decaffeinated coffee raises the risk of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) four fold.


 

Decaf coffee is often substituted for regular caffeine-containing coffee by those who want to cut back on their caffeine intake. Because caffeine has been linked to serious health...

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7 habits to have to keep weight off

Posted on July 4, 2015 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)



Losing weight and keeping it off is a struggle for many of us, but having specific lifestyle habits can improve our odds at trimming down and staying slim. Since taking weight off and keeping it off goes hand in hand with reversing diabetes, getting slimmer and staying slim is important.


The National Weight Control Registry (NWCR), founded in 1994 by Rena Wing, PhD, and James O. Hill, PhD, s...

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