Posts Tagged Blood sugar

Why getting enough sleep reduces cardiovascular disease risk…

Summary: Getting enough sleep is key to good health, and studies have shown that insufficient sleep increases the risk of serious problems, including cardiovascular disease. Now investigators have discovered one way that sleep protects against the development of atherosclerosis… Read the full article here at Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190213132317.htm Advertisements

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All About Apples: Health Benefits, Nutrition Facts and History…

Often called a “miracle food” and a “nutritional powerhouse,” an apple a day really may keep the doctor away as they’re one of the healthiest foods a person can eat. These round and juicy fruits are high in fiber and vitamin C, and they are also low in calories, have only a trace of sodium, […]

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What Is Blood Sugar?…

Intro from LiveScience.com: Blood sugar, or glucose, is the main sugar found in blood. The body gets glucose from the food we eat. This sugar is an important source of energy and provides nutrients to the body’s organs, muscles and nervous system… Read all about blood sugar here: https://www.livescience.com/62673-what-is-blood-sugar.html

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It Might Stress You Out to Know What Stress Is Doing to Your Brain…

Intro from LiveScience.com:  If you’re already feeling stressed out, sorry, but there’s one more thing you might need to worry about: A new study finds that stress may impair your memory now and quicken cognitive decline later in life… Read the article here: https://www.livescience.com/63913-stress-messes-with-brain.html

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Spirulina: Nutrition Facts & Health Benefits…

(Intro from LiveScience.com) Spirulina is a microalgae that has been consumed for centuries due to its high nutritional value and supposed health benefits. Today, popular lifestyle personalities endorse Spirulina as a secret, potent “superfood,” and a “miracle from the sea.”… Read a thorough overview of Spirulina here: https://www.livescience.com/48853-spirulina-supplement-facts.html

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Yo-Yoing Weight, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol and Blood Sugar Readings May Raise Heart Attack and Stroke Risk…

Intro:  Fluctuations in weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and/or blood sugar levels in otherwise healthy people may be associated with a higher risk of heart attack, stroke and death from any cause compared to people with more stable readings, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation… Read the article here at enn.com: Yo […]

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Consuming milk at breakfast lowers blood glucose throughout the day…

Summary:  A change in breakfast routine may provide benefits for the management of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. A team of scientists found that milk consumed with breakfast cereal reduced postprandial blood glucose concentration compared with water, and high dairy protein concentration reduced postprandial blood glucose concentration compared with normal dairy protein […]

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Do You Have Healthy Blood Sugar? Here’s How To Tell + How To Lower It Naturally…

(from mind body green) We’ve all experienced the profound impact our blood sugar levels have on energy and mood, and it’s no fun. But beyond being an energy-draining annoyance, imbalanced blood sugar can seriously impair your ability to meet the demands of daily life, and—if chronically elevated—wreak havoc on your long-term health… Read the full […]

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Water Fasting Has Become Super Trendy, But Is It Powerfully Healing — Or Really Dangerous?…

Fasting seems to be the latest health trend, with intermittent fasting, alternate-day fasting, and water fasts becoming more familiar terms in the wellness landscape….  Get some advice on water fasting here at mind body green: https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/is-water-fasting-safe-or-healthy

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Beetroot juice found to decrease blood pressure and could be a great alternative treatment for people with cardiovascular disease…

(Natural News) Cardiovascular disease can be frightening, and it’s understandable that those who have it want to do everything in their power to keep it under control. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that they need to take on the risks of prescription drugs… Read the rest of the article here: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-05-01-beetroot-juice-found-to-decrease-blood-pressure-cardiovascular-disease.html

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How many carbohydrates do you need to boost your mood?…

Some health and diet advice from NaturalNews.com: https://www.naturalnewsblogs.com/many-carbohydrates-need-boost-mood/

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Spider’s web inspires removable implant that may control type 1 diabetes…

Summary:  For the more than 1 million Americans who live with type 1 diabetes, daily insulin injections are literally a matter of life and death. And while there is no cure, a team has developed a device that could revolutionize management of the disease… Read about this at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/01/180102153147.htm

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Diabetes: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments… 

Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body’s cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both…   (medicalnewstoday.com)  Read more about this condition here: Diabetes: Symptoms, Causes and […]

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Physical activity reduces heart disease deaths for older adults… 

A health article from sciencedaily.com: Physical activity reduces heart disease deaths for older adults

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Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Trigger Blood Sugar Risks…

from news.nationalgeographic.com… Sugary sodas have come under fire for contributing to obesity and diabetes, but new research suggests artificial sweeteners may also raise blood sugar levels… Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Trigger Blood Sugar Risks.

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