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How Fast Food Impacts Your Body

How Fast Food Impacts Your Body

📸 by Emmy Smith on Unsplash According to research from the University of Bonn in Germany, eating fast food is like giving your body a bacterial infection. The obesity rate in the U.S. is a major health issue. According to the Centers for Disease Control […]

Study: Alarming Rise in Cancer due to Diabetes and Obesity

Study: Alarming Rise in Cancer due to Diabetes and Obesity

Researchers from several worldwide institutions – including the Imperial College London in the UK and the International Agency for Research on Cancer of the World Health Organization (WHO) in France – have discovered that cancers related to metabolic diseases like diabetes and obesity (high body […]

The Threat on your Plate: Salt may Increase Diabetes Risk

The Threat on your Plate: Salt may Increase Diabetes Risk

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 […]

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

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

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. […]

New Study says Turmeric (Curcumin) May Help Manage Diabetes

New Study says Turmeric (Curcumin) May Help Manage Diabetes

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 […]

New Study says Stevia May Help Control Blood Sugar Levels

New Study says Stevia May Help Control Blood Sugar Levels

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. […]