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Study shows link between artificial sweeteners and diabetes
As if parents didn't already have enough to concern themselves with, it looks like artificial sweeteners could pose another health risk, according to a September 18, 2014 article posted by the Boston Globe.Based on a study published...
The Sobriety :60 spotlights blood sugar problems and alcohol
The Sobriety :60 features a minute on alcohol-related health issues. The sixth episode examines how alcohol impacts blood sugar levels – with concerns for diabetics and non-diabetics alike.Alcoholism and diabetes are both chronic, progressive, primary and...
Artificial sweeteners linked to diabetes risk
Many favor artificial sweeteners because they want to decrease their sugar intake and reduce the risk of weight gain and diabetes. However, a new study has reported that artificial sweeteners can disrupt the body’s ability to regulate blood...
Alzheimer's disease another form of diabetes?
Recent research published has called Alzheimer's disease (AD) another form of diabetes that may be named diabetes 3. Resistance to insulin in the brain or AD is proposed to be called type 3 diabetes.It has long...
Sugar substitutes cause blood sugar spikes, possibly diabetes
Sugar substitutes in the pink, blue and yellow packets and those in diet soft drinks could hasten the development of blood-sugar diseases like diabetes, pre-diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Research published yesterday (Sept. 18, 2014) in the journal Nature...
This is the WHY…
Here is a test that most of you will fail miserably: Try cooking a meal without eggs, dairy or flour.Now try doing it every day of your life for your family.Yes, it is possible, but it will definitely...
Some dark chocolate daily keeps cardiovascular disease away
Chocolate lovers everywhere grow more enthusiastic as study after study suggests chocolate provides some amazing health benefits. But are chocoholics just looking for an excuse to indulge, or is there enough health evidence to consider chocolate a health food...
Free diabetic screenings offered at Sam’s Club
Diabetes affects more than 29 million people in the United States alone. The World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that will be at least 350 million people in the world with type 2 diabetes by the year 2030. WHO suggests that...
Skipping breakfast puts kids at risk for diabetes
It looks like our moms were right about the importance of eating breakfast every day. According to a study published in the Sept. 2 PLOS Medicine, regularly eating the morning meal may help children lower the risk of developing...
The Conestoga Herb Guild to hold Herb Fest
Most people assume all diabetics are on insulin or some oral medication like Metformin. Many type 2 diabetics are able to manage their diabetes with exercise and herbal remedies.Some useful herbs:Aloe veraBael leavesBilberry extractBitter melonCinnamonFenugreek seedsGarlicGingerJambu fruitOkraTurmericStevia...
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