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New Study: Losing Just 6 Hours of Sleep May Increase Diabetes Risk

New Study: Losing Just 6 Hours of Sleep May Increase Diabetes Risk

According to findings of a new study published in the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism, losing a single night’s sleep may affect the liver’s ability to produce glucose and process insulin, increasing the risk of metabolic diseases such as type 2 diabetes. The Importance […]

Can Lifestyle Changes Reduce the Need for Blood Pressure Medications?

Can Lifestyle Changes Reduce the Need for Blood Pressure Medications?

According to the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Hypertension Guideline, lifestyle changes are the first step in reducing high blood pressure. So many individuals – 72 million Americans – struggle to maintain normal blood pressure. High blood pressure is clinically known as hypertension, […]

The Meaning Behind The Most Common Deficiency – Iron

The Meaning Behind The Most Common Deficiency – Iron

The mineral iron is one of the most important minerals in the body. It is an essential component of proteins and enzymes within us. Iron is needed to make hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that enables them to carry oxygen around the body. […]

Checking Your Blood Sugar Levels are Important – No Matter Your Age!

Checking Your Blood Sugar Levels are Important – No Matter Your Age!

We’ve all experienced the impact our blood sugar has on our bodies, which includes the crash after the sugar rush. But beyond being energy-draining, our blood sugar can seriously impact our health. Even if you think you are following a healthy lifestyle, you may be […]

New Study: Many Adults Deficient in Vitamin B12 and Folate

New Study: Many Adults Deficient in Vitamin B12 and Folate

Researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing at Trinity Collage in Dublin, Ireland have proved that a substantial number of adults over 50 are at a risk of a Vitamin B12 and Folate deficiency. Here’s what the study found, according to the journal British […]

Listen to These Beets About this Popular Superfood

Listen to These Beets About this Popular Superfood

Photo by FOODISM360 on Unsplash Written By Kayanne McDermott, B.A., ND. Kayanne holds a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from the University of Bridgeport, College of Naturopathic Medicine and C.W. Post of Long Island University, respectively. Meet Kayanne […]