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Berries may improve your otherwise poor diet
Bilberries and ligonberries have both been shown to have beneficial effects on health, even in the face of an otherwise poor diet. Both berries belong to the plant family Ericaceae, which also include cranberries, blueberries and huckleberries.Researchers at...
Healthy gifts for the holidays.
Christmas is about sharing, bringing joy and good spirit to all, family, friends and strangers. During these festive times many will share gifts of all kinds. For those with a little bit of resourcefulness, Nuts baskets or trays are excellent...
2015: The year for lifestyle change and better health
With diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancer cases increasing, it’s time we take back our health. Although the thought of overhauling your current lifestyle may seem daunting, simple changes in diet and exercise can positively impact your health...
Dominique Wilkins maintains a healthy lifestyle with diabetes
Throughout his NBA career, Dominique Wilkins remained a formidable athlete on the court. With a 24.8 career scoring average and unmatched dunking skills, fans dubbed him “The Human Highlight Film.” When he retired from basketball, he continued...
VA to address low blood sugar with new initiative (Video)
Another tool has been added for Veterans who are at high risk of diabetic low blood sugar. Today it was announced the the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) has launched a national Hypoglycemic Safety Initiative (HSI) for Veterans...
Avocado Soup
It has been chilly here in Hawaii and the perfect time to have a warm bowl of soup. If you’re tired of the popular chicken and rice or tomato soups this is a soup recipe you&rsquo...
Obesity may cut your life span by up to eight years
A new study may help you put the breaks on overindulging this holiday season. Researching at McGill University looked at the relationship between body weight and life expectancy, and the results overweight and obese individuals may be cutting up to...
Healthy Habits for a Happy 2015
In November, we celebrated National Diabetes Awareness Month. As we head into the holiday season, it’s a perfect time to revisit good health habits that will improve our overall health and lower our risk of diabetes, heart disease...
Diabetes might be affecting your memory
Most diabetics do not associate memory loss with diabetes; however, the two are closely linked. That's because the brain runs on glucose and brain glucose storage is limited. According to a diabetes website, in order to maintain normal...
Global epidemic: Diabetes
Earlier this year, the CDC (www.CDC.gov) announced the latest figures: 29.1 million people are living with diabetes in the United States. Additionally, approximately 86 million people (estimated to be one out of every 3 people) have prediabetes...
Diabetes affects the body from head to toe
Those who have diabetes, both Type I and Type II and those with pre-diabetes should take this disease seriously. Of course, there are those who when diagnosed with pre-diabetes watch their diet, exercise and make the necessary changes...
Yogurt Reduces Risk of Diabetes
Yogurt has been advertised as the secret to digestive health and regularity. But it does much more. A new study shows eating yogurt regularly can lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.Researchers from Harvard School of...
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