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Fitness Tips for the Holidays

May 5, 2020 Category :Fitness 0

“I feel it in my fingers, I feel it in my toes…”

Nowadays, you might actually find yourself singing along to the tune of this song; or you can actually pull off wearing gloves or that turtleneck while walking in the city. And the best part of it? People will not give you the strange and awkward stare.

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Losing Weight Prevents Diabetes

December 12, 2019 Category :Diabetes Facts| Diabetes Research 0

Would-be diabetics need not look further. Researchers at George Washington University in Rockville, Maryland proved weight loss, above exercise and dietary fat reduction is still the surest way to keep type 2 diabetes and its chain of complications at bay.

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Eat Your Way to a Thinner Body

November 29, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

In dieting, more is really less. This simply means eating more of certain kinds of foods, which can help burn fat faster. Sound too good to be true? Read on to find out.

Want to burn fat? Here’s a different advice – try eating more. While this statement may seem fallacious (and wonderful, for food-lovers worldwide), science has found that there are actually certain types of food that can help get rid of fat faster. And the best news is: most of these can be found inside our refrigerator.

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Lowering fat intake may reduce Diabetes

November 15, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Little adjustments in diet even without weight loss can notably affect risk for diabetes, according to a research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

The study included 69 healthy, overweight people who did not have diabetes but were at risk for it, and placed them for diets with modest reductions in either fat or carbohydrate for eight weeks.

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Tilapia Worse than Bacon?

November 7, 2019 Category :Diabetes Facts| Health Watch 0

Question: Is it true that Tilapia is worse than Bacon?

When I received this question, the first thing that came to mind was maybe there are some harmful chemicals in the fish feed or pesticides in the water that make tilapia even worse than bacon (an item ranked way down on the ‘healthy food’ list). I surmised, what goes into tilapia, goes into you, too.

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Protein as a Cure for Diabetes, Obesity

November 1, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A team of researchers from Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) discovered that a certain protein could trigger weight loss and be a possible instrument for diabetes treatment. In a comprehensive report, Drs. Ming-Jer and Sophia Tsai, professors of molecular and cellular biology at BCM, observed that if mice have only one gene copy for the COUP-TFII (Chicken Ovalbumin Upstream Promoter Transcription Factor II), the animals develop smaller fat cells and increased energy metabolism as well as enhanced response to insulin.

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Big Hips, Less Diabetes Risk

October 31, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Pear-shaped women should now stop making a big fuss over their figure since researchers from Harvard Medical School found out that fat bottoms may actually signify good health.

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Triglycerides: The Body’s Fat Depot

October 19, 2019 Category :Health Watch 0

Most people are familiar with cholesterol and its bad effects on our health. We have been warned time and again of high cholesterol and the risk of heart attack or stroke. Several ads boast of low cholesterol, cholesterol-free or even cholesterol-lowering food products. But very few people know or understand triglycerides. So let’s put the limelight on triglycerides.

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Good Fat vs Bad Fat

October 16, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Whenever we hear the word fat, these immediately come to mind: bilbil, huge/ big/plus-size people, pork, chicharon, coronary heart disease, etc. Basically, most, if not all, descriptions are negative connotations of the word fat. Unless that word is followed by wallet or luck, then that’s the only time people would want to get fat.

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Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes can be Reversed

October 3, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Newcastle University researchers have found that an eight-week 600-calorie diet can reverse Type 2 diabetes in newly diagnosed patients.

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