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Food Choices Vs. Nutritional Sabotage

Nutritional Sabotage? what do I mean? Are our healthy clean eating diets helping us, or are they creatine nutritional mayhem. Let’s talk about a few examples. No carb: the Go To diet for a very long time. A few points. The Moderation study: Dr Sara Seidelmann, clinical and research fellow in cardiovascular medicine from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, led the research. The study of more than 15,400 people in the US found that diets both low and high in carbohydrates were linked with an increase in […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – Five Foods to Avoid When You Have Diabetes

While convenience foods serve the purpose of being well, convenient, they are not the healthiest option for anyone. Convenience foods are often full of added sodium, sugar, and artificial ingredients. Convenience foods can also pack in a hefty dose of refined carbohydrates throwing your blood sugar out of whack. Here are the top convenience foods that raise your blood sugar… 1. Frozen Dinners. Frozen dinners are notorious for containing tons of added sodium, not to mention additives. It is best to skip these and make as much […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – Is Bitter Melon Helpful at Lowering Blood Sugar?

When dealing with Type 2 diabetes, diet and exercise are the two most important areas you will need to focus on in your journey to lower your blood sugar. A lot of changes will have to be made in your lifestyle, especially with regards to what you eat. One of the options you may come across when looking for diabetes helpful foods is bitter melon. It is not only known for its distinctive flavor and appearance, but it may also have a positive effect on your health. […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – Is Bitter Melon Helpful at Lowering Blood Sugar?

When dealing with Type 2 diabetes, diet and exercise are the two most important areas you will need to focus on in your journey to lower your blood sugar. A lot of changes will have to be made in your lifestyle, especially with regards to what you eat. One of the options you may come across when looking for diabetes helpful foods is bitter melon. It is not only known for its distinctive flavor and appearance, but it may also have a positive effect on your health. […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – Five Simple Dietary Changes You Can Make to Improve Your Blood Sugar

Making changes to your diet can be hard, and it can be intimidating. You may not know where to start, and all of the recommendations you find online can make things super confusing. The good news is improving your Type 2 diabetes can be done with just a handful of simple yet very effective dietary changes. Let us take the confusion out of which foods you should and should not enjoy by talking about five simple yet effective dietary changes you can make to improve your blood […]

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Weight Loss – Are Body Fat Scales Accurate?

If you have done any reading at all about health and fitness, you know one thing: body fat matters, body weight doesn’t. While the two do typically go hand in hand, there are always people who have high body weight and appear overweight but have a high level of muscle mass and are in fact, exceptionally lean. If you are attempting to lose weight, it is best to measure whether you are losing fat or losing body weight. Body weight can be a mixture of fat and […]

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Weight Loss – Are Body Fat Scales Accurate?

If you have done any reading at all about health and fitness, you know one thing: body fat matters, body weight doesn’t. While the two do typically go hand in hand, there are always people who have high body weight and appear overweight but have a high level of muscle mass and are in fact, exceptionally lean. If you are attempting to lose weight, it is best to measure whether you are losing fat or losing body weight. Body weight can be a mixture of fat and […]

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Weight Loss – Are Body Fat Scales Accurate?

If you have done any reading at all about health and fitness, you know one thing: body fat matters, body weight doesn’t. While the two do typically go hand in hand, there are always people who have high body weight and appear overweight but have a high level of muscle mass and are in fact, exceptionally lean. If you are attempting to lose weight, it is best to measure whether you are losing fat or losing body weight. Body weight can be a mixture of fat and […]

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Is Your Smart Phone Causing Your Neck To Smart?

With the ever-increasing use of smart cell phones there has been a corresponding increase of users having neck and upper back pain, headaches and upper extremity discomfort. This article will explain why cellular phone usage can be deleterious to one’s health. It will also give information to counteract harmful musculoskeletal health effects. An interesting research study published in Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, June 2017 noted that researchers investigating changes in posture and muscle activation among 18 participants while interacting with their electronic device. The results revealed that […]

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Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living – Is High-Heat Cooking Bad For You?

As you go on with the fight to control your Type 2 diabetes and blood sugar levels, you might be interested to know how you prepare your meat could impact your risk factor for complications. By now you probably know taking in enough protein is key to controlling your blood sugar at every meal. So you are trying hard to include a reasonable amount of meat in your meal plan. However, are you cooking it healthily? You could have also read grilling or barbequing your meat can […]

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