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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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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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The Effects Of Unhealthy Snacking On Health And Blood Sugar

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Everyone loves snack foods! They’re convenient, inexpensive, and everything our food cravings are made of. However, these foods are usually highly processed, and often contain far too many calories, unhealthy fat, sugars, and sodium. These foods also tend to have ...

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Eating Makes Your Brain Happy-Make Your Body Happy, Too!

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New research shows that eating certain foods causes the brain to release endorphins, or “happiness hormones.” Researchers measured participants’ brain activity after they ate pizza. The scans were repeated after participants consumed a liquid meal containing the same amount of ...

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Are These Bad Habits Affecting Your Health?

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Late-Night Tech Cell phones, tablets, computers, and TVs all give off light, and that light can give you a lot of trouble when trying to fall asleep. It stimulates, rather than relaxes your brain.  It’s far better to read a ...

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Heal Your Gut (And Your Body) With These Tips!

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New research has shown that the foods we eat directly affect the bacteria in our gut, thereby having a powerful impact on the health of the entire body. When your gut works better, your body works better. The home of ...

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