Posts Tagged ‘type 2 diabetes’
Is it possible that eating apple pie can actually lower your blood sugar? The answer is yes, but ONLY if it contains this one critical ingredient. The idea of using this special ingredient medicinally is far from new. Chinese, Ayurvedic and naturopathic medicine all utilize it for a variety of conditions, including nausea, bloating, GI upset, and libido enhancement. However, it was the accidental discovery of its benefits for treating and preventing type 2 diabetes that has made this special ingredient one of the world’s most celebrated spices. You may be surprised to learn that this special ingredient is something […]
Continue reading Cinnamon: Can Eating Apple Pie Lower Your Blood Sugar?
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Tags: blood sugar, cinnamon, insulin resistance, methylhydroxy chalcone polymer, type 2 diabetes
Diabetes type 2 is a chronic disease characterized by high blood sugar levels, and is a condition that is now becoming a global health concern. The International Diabetes Federation reports that the global prevalence of diabetes has grown six-fold over a few decades and it is estimated that the number of people diagnosed with the disease in 2010 will rise from 285 million to 438 million by the year 2030. Studies to prevent and treat diabetes abound, and recent studies have shown that certain natural substances like green tea may have beneficial effects. Green tea contains flavonoids or catechins which […]
Continue reading Drinking Black Tea Regularly Can Reduce Diabetes Prevalence
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Tags: black tea and diabetes, black tea consumption, high blood sugar, type 2 diabetes
Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas reveal that people who are physically fit in middle age are less likely to develop early chronic disease and may live a bit longer than those who are not fit. The study, which was led by Dr. Jarett Berry, an assistant professor of internal medicine at the university, examined the data on nearly 19,000 people with a median age of 49 who were enrolled in the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study, which followed their health since 1970. The researchers then looked up data from the Medicare claims information when participants […]
Continue reading Mid-Life Fitness for Longevity
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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, chronic diseases, chronic kidney disease, chronic lung disease, colon or lung cancer, congestive heart failure, heart disease, live a bit longer, physically fit in middle age, type 2 diabetes
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