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To Drink or not to Drink

February 11, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Water is the simplest and most important beverage. It is an essential nutrient and medium of life. Water constitutes about 60 percent of an adult’s weight and a higher percentage of a child’s.

We often associate thirst to drinking water otherwise you will be dehydrated. From the Greek word hydor, which signifies water, to hydrate means the process of supplying water or liquid in order to maintain a healthy balance. Fluid intake does not necessarily mean just plain water intake. This can also connote to fruit/vegetable juices, soups, gelatin, popsicles, sodas and even alcoholic beverages.

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Fitness Tips for Busy Bodies

February 10, 2019 Category :Fitness 0

We’ve heard it all before, isometric training, core strengthening, multi-lateral conditioning — the works! But such jargon just leaves you feeling overwhelmed and overloaded with information. So instead, you read thousands of fitness magazines, consult hundreds of experts, and dive into a diet/fitness program but still have yet to achieve the form and feel you want.

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Silymarin cures Fatty Liver?

February 9, 2019 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Question: My doctor told me I have a fatty liver. Can I take silymarin to cure this?

Answer:
Fatty liver is a very common condition. This condition is present when the liver cells are replaced by fat. In some persons with fatty liver, there is also significant liver injury that can lead to progressive liver disease. Most persons with fatty liver have no symptoms and often, the diagnosis of fatty liver is made either with laboratory testing or ultrasound examination during routine medical check-up.

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Selenium causing Diabetes?

February 8, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Question: I take selenium because it’s an antioxidant but was told that I shouldn’t because it can cause diabetes. Is this true?

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Omega 3 Helps Reduce Type 1 Diabetes

February 7, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids — usually found in fish — may reduce the risk of getting type 1 diabetes, especially in children who are genetically at risk of getting the disease.

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Gene Mutations to Blame for Rare Diabetes in Infants

February 6, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Scientists have discovered that a rare form of diabetes in infants may be caused by mutations in an insulin-linked gene. The study, published online by the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that permanent neonatal diabetes, which affects infants and can lead to lifelong dependency on insulin, may be caused by mutations in an insulin-linked gene.

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Breath-Analysis Offers Hope for Non-invasive Blood Sugar Monitoring

February 5, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A new non-invasive way to monitor blood sugar levels is currently being developed by scientists at the University of California, Irvine. The study was conducted after a chemical analysis method used for air pollution testing was found to have effectively measured high concentrations of methyl nitrates in type 1 diabetics in hyperglycemic state.

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Insulin Deficiency in Type 2 Diabetes Solved

February 4, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Scientists at the Australian Garvan Institute of Medical Research have finally reached a conclusion to the failure of insulin production in type 2 diabetes. Considered a breakthrough in diabetes research, they were successful in isolating the PKCepsilon (PKCe), an enzyme which present during diabetes aria slows down the production of insulin in type 2 diabetics.

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Cod Fish Protein May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

February 3, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A diet that includes lean fish — a major source of cod protein — may help prevent type 2 diabetes. A recent study showed that dietary cod protein improved insulin sensitivity in insulin-resistant individuals.

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Exercise Combo Best for Diabetes Control

February 2, 2019 Category :Fitness 0

A combination of aerobic and resistance training exercise may be best for individuals with type 2 diabetes. A new study has confirmed that this exercise combination may help control type 2 diabetes better than doing either exercise alone.

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