Tag: diabetes

The Threat on your Plate: Salt may Increase Diabetes Risk

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Diabetes is a vicious and life-threatening disease. It is a condition where your blood sugar is continuously and seriously elevated. The excess circulating blood sugar is very destructive, inflaming tissues in the heart and circulation, the eyes, brain, kidneys and nerve tissue. Type 1 diabetes refers to an autoimmune disease that attacks and destroys the…


Eating Meals Late at Night Causes Weight Gain and Impairs Fat Metabolism

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If you’ve ever been on a diet, one common tip is to not eat heavy meals at night, usually past 9pm. The reason being that the probability of high activity level after that time, enough to burn the fat from that meal, is very slim. But findings presented at SLEEP 2017, the 31st Annual Meeting…


New Study says Turmeric (Curcumin) May Help Manage Diabetes

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Turmeric, Curcuma longa, is a powerful herb that is native to India. It is a bright yellow/orange spice that is commonly found in foods like curry. The health world is buzzing about this herb due to its high levels of curcuminoids, or curcumin. Curcumin is the most active component of Turmeric. Turmeric is an antioxidant…


New Study says Stevia May Help Control Blood Sugar Levels

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Stevia is a natural, no-calorie sweetener that many have chosen as a replacement to the harmful but commonly consumed white sugar. This alternative sweetener is particularly popular among individuals with diabetes, as their need to control their blood sugar intake and maintenance is much higher. Researchers have now found that this sweetener may actually help…


Is The Fluoride in Your Tap Water Linked to Diabetes?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that protects teeth from tooth decay that works by stopping or even reversing the tooth decay process, keeping tooth enamel strong and solid. Also according to the CDC, almost all water contains naturally-occurring fluoride at low levels (too low…