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Not The Amount, But Where Your Fat Is Stored Critical For Heart Attack, Stroke and Diabetes Risk

By April McCarthy During the past 20 years researchers have learned that people with apple-shaped bodies (fattest in the abdomen) have a greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, and stroke than those with pear shapes (fattest in the hips, buttocks, and thighs). The current study looked at the differences in fat distribution patterns among overweight…

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Ingredient In Cow’s Milk Primary Causal Trigger of Type 1 Diabetes

By Maria Andrade An ingredient in cow’s milk has now been identified as a type 1 diabetes trigger in those with genetic risk factors, but researchers say they have been frustrated in efforts to make the findings available to the wider public. The United States is the world’s largest producer of pasteurized cow milk, but oddly…

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Stevia – A Natural Alternative For Your Metabolism

By Mae Chan Stevia’s health benefits go beyond sugar reduction — it could also be a natural alternative for treating metabolic disorders, such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, say researchers. If you’re determined to sweeten your foods and beverages, consider using this amazing natural herb. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned…

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Antioxidants In Chocolate May Prevent Diabetes

By April McCarthy Specific compounds within cocoa promote the release of insulin and help protect against the onset of type-2 diabetes (T2D), reports a new study in Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. Strong evidence from several studies have shown that individuals consuming foods rich in different flavonoids have a reduced risk of overall mortality and of…

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Prescription Broccoli In A Pill Seen as a Future Diabetes Treatment

By Alex Pietrowski The life-changing disease Type 2 Diabetes is on the rise worldwide, and especially alarming is the fact that rates are on the rise among children and teenagers, potentially condemning them to a lifetime of dependence on pills, shots, blood-sugar testing, and doctor’s visits. There are many natural alternatives to popular prescription medicines, in fact, many of…

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What Your Not Supposed To Know About Recovering From Diabetes

By Phillip Schneider Diabetes is considered to be one of the most common illnesses in western society. Nearly one in ten Americans have it, making it one of the most serious health epidemics of the 21st century. The pancreas of a type 1 diabetic produces little to no insulin, which the body needs to carry glucose from the bloodstream to…

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Scientists Identify 28,000 Medicinal Plants That Treat Ailments from Cancer to Diabetes

By Carey Wedler In recent years, the term “plant medicine” has come to be associated with psychedelics like mushrooms and ayahuasca, which are increasingly documented to provide mental and emotional relief to users. But according to a recent analysis from Kew Gardens in the United Kingdom, there are over 28,000 other plants currently being used…

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Diet Responsible For 45 Percent of All Deaths From Heart Disease and Diabetes

By Stephen Daniells Omega-3s from seafood, fruits, nuts, vegetables, and whole grains are among the 10 dietary factors associated with an estimated 45% of all cardiometabolic deaths in the US, says a new study. Data published in the March 7 issue of JAMA indicated that the highest number of cardiometabolic deaths were associated with too…

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