Diabetes

Save Yourself From Toxins

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Unfortunately modern life is full of toxins. Pollution contributes to the epidemic of chronic disease, like heart disease, diabetes, obesity, arthritis, thyroid imbalances, bowel disorders and allergies. Toxins come to us from air, water, food, health and beauty products. We are intentionally poisoning ourselves by smoking, taking drugs, drinking too much alcohol, even consuming some …

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Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD): A New Fad or Really Beneficial

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I am sure you’ve heard about multiple fad diets that seem to sweep our information channels every 3-6 months and promise a cure for all. Let’s talk about scientifically based approaches. One of these is the Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD). Intermittent fasting has been used for centuries to “purify our body and soul” and it’s …

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Advice on How to Lose Weight

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Prepare yourself for a long journey. It is not easy. Simple Facts: Food manufacturers use sugar in their products to get consumers addicted Most processed foods contain high amounts of sugar High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is a common source of sugar in many foods as it is the cheapest form of sugar available. HFCS …

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Link Between Obesity and Cancer

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This is an update to a previous blog, based on the latest published research. For many years, you’ve heard and read that being overweight or obese is not just a cosmetic problem. These conditions greatly raise your risk for multiple health problems. Of course everybody knows about the increased risk for: heart disease, including heart …

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Does Keeping Our Mouth TOO CLEAN Contribute To Diabetes?

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One mistake that people often make is believing that oral health has limited effects on our bodies, not extending past the mouth to the rest of the body’s organs and systems. This is a big problem because often the #1 indicator of problems in the body is disease in the mouth. You can think of …

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Benefits Of High Intensity Exercise

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I’m sure you’ve heard multiple recommendations on what type of exercise provides more health benefits. Recently published data showed that moderate-to-vigorous physical activity resulted in: improved insulin resistance greater weight loss smaller waist circumference better fasting insulin lower 2-hour glucose decrease in triglycerides improvement in C-reactive protein (CRP), which serves as a cardiovascular risk factor …

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Your Mom Was Right: Breakfast Is the Most Important Meal Of The Day

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Skipping breakfast is associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis, or the hardening and narrowing of the arteries due to a build-up of plaque, according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. [1] Eating a healthy breakfast has been shown to promote greater heart health, including healthier weight and cholesterol. …

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Coenzyme Q 10 (CoQ 10)

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I am sure you’ve heard CoQ10 mentioned in conversations and online, especially if you are taking statins to lower your cholesterol. So what is it? CoQ10, is an enzyme and antioxidant found in cells of animals, plants, and bacteria that supports cellular function. CoQ10 is utilized in many different ways, particularly in that it helps …

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The Benefits Of Legumes

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Legume is basically a family of vegetables or plants that feature a pod with seeds inside it. There are many types: adzuki beans, black beans, black-eyed peas, broad beans (fava beans), calico beans, cannellini beans, garbanzo beans (also called chickpeas), kidney beans, lentils, lima beans, mung beans, navy beans, peanuts, peas, pinto beans, soybeans (also …

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Medical News Update 04/17

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After speaking with some of my patients, I’ve decided to write short updates on the latest medical articles, summarizing the benefits of healthy lifestyle and diet on our wellbeing and longevity. Recently published data on nut consumption Researchers observed that in comparison with a control diet, the incorporation of cashews into typical American diets decreases …

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