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New Research – Olive Lovers Enjoy Better Health & Blood Sugar!

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People have been reaping the benefits of olives for thousands of years. Olive trees are native to the Mediterranean, as is the olive’s reputation for delicious flavor and better health. Many studies have shown that death from cardiovascular diseases (the ...

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Sugar Is Deadly- Even For “Healthy” People

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Did you think sugar was something only diabetics had to worry about? Well… think again! A new study by researchers from the University of Surrey found that for otherwise “healthy” individuals, levels of fat in the blood and in the ...

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Are You Getting Enough Of This Crucial Vitamin?

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Have you heard of the “sunshine” vitamin? It’s… vitamin D! Vitamin D is produced by the body when the skin is exposed to sunlight. The body does not require a huge amount of vitamin D, in fact, about five minutes ...

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How Is Type 2 Diabetes Damaging Your Body?

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At healthy, optimal function, the pancreas should release enough insulin to maintain sugar levels at around 100 milligrams per deciliter of blood. In people with Type II diabetes, the body is no longer able to use insulin properly because cells ...

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Should Diabetics Exercise Differently?

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Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, especially for diabetics. Exercise burns off excess sugar in your bloodstream by diverting it as fuel for your muscles. It’s an excellent way to lower your blood sugar naturally. There are ...

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Sharpen Your Mind With These “Foods For Focus”

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We could all do with a little mental sharpening, am I right? There are days where we just don’t feel as awake and alert as usual, like we’re walking around in a fog. The good news is, there are ways ...

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This Is Your Brain On A Diet

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45 million Americans go on a diet each year. What many of them don’t know is that their brains are controlling those diets! The brain regulates body weight and body fat in an effort to keep the body safe and ...

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Are You Pre-Diabetic? Make These Changes Now!

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According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 84 million American adults—more than 1 out of 3—have prediabetes. Of those with prediabetes, 90% don’t know they have it. Prediabetes puts you at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, ...

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Keeping A Healthy Brain As You Age

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Research is finding that the long-known risk factors for heart disease and stroke are also risk factors for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s. The main risk factors are high blood pressure, cholesterol, and high blood sugar. It may seem like a ...

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The Health Dangers Of Yo-Yo Dieting

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The health effects of being overweight or obese are numerous… and very serious. Weight loss is a multi-billion dollar industry, as many individuals set out to lose weight and live a healthy lifestyle. Losing some weight can help lower blood ...

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