Posts Tagged ‘ diabetes ’

Sitting Hazardous to Your Health

November 19, 2013
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A number of studies have demonstrated that sitting increases all-death mortality as well as potentially shortens your lifespan. Another study adds more specific potential hazards in that “sedentary time (sitting) is associated with an (112%) increased risk of diabetes, (147% increased risk) cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular and (49% increased risk) all-cause mortality.” At this...
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High Fructose Corn Syrup = Diabetes?

September 19, 2013
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A new study by University of Southern California (USC) and University of Oxford researchers indicates that there is a relationship between the amounts of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) consumed in various countries and the likelihood of type 2 diabetes. Researchers found that “countries using high fructose corn syrup in their food supply have...
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Exercise Lowers Diabetes Risk

August 8, 2013
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A recent study found that men can dramatically lower their risk of type 2 diabetes through weight training and aerobic exercising. Researchers “observed a dose-response relationship between an increasing amount of time spent on weight training or aerobic exercise and lower risk of T2DM.” The study results showed that “engaging in weight training or...
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Variety Lowers Risk of Diabetes

April 2, 2013
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We all know to eat a good amount of fruits and veggies every day. But a new study found that eating a variety of fruits and vegetables is also important to maintaining health. Researchers found that those who ate more fruits and vegetables were able to reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes by...
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Another Key to Autism?

March 28, 2013
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This study looked at “whether metabolic conditions during pregnancy (diabetes, hypertension, and obesity) are associated with autism spectrum disorder, developmental delays, or impairments in specific domains of development in the offspring.” What the researchers found is that those mothers with diabetes, hypertension, and/or obesity increased the likelihood of their children being born with autism...
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American Children Not Getting Enough Vitamin D

November 26, 2012
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While there science is still learning about all of the benefits of Vitamin D, it  has been shown to have important health benefits including reducing the risk of serious diseases like Parkinson Disease, diabetes and various forms of cancer. But the current research does show that Vitamin D is clearly an important nutrient for...
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Drinking Water Reduces Risk of Hyperglycemia

October 18, 2012
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Hyperglycemia is defined as having high blood sugar. Diabetes is a state of having chronically high blood sugar. High blood sugar can cause kidney damage, neurological damage, cardiovascular damage, as well as damage to limbs. One simple, drugless way to reduce high blood sugar is by drinking plenty of water. Along with other health...
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Vitamin D Increases Your Life

October 16, 2012
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Vitamin D provides many benefits, from reducing headaches to lowering cancer risk. A lack of vitamin D increases the risk of Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, many cancers, multiple sclerosis, atherosclerosis, dementia and depression. It is no surprise that a recent study found that sufficient vitamin D reduces “all-cause mortality among adults. The importance of proper...
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Red Meat Associated with Diabetes

July 10, 2012
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A new study found that “red meat consumption, particularly processed red meat, is associated with an increased risk of T2D (type 2 diabetes).”The authors estimated that “substitutions of one serving of nuts, low-fat dairy, and whole grains per day for one serving of red meat per day were associated with a 16–35% lower risk...
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Eating Lots of Fish Can Reduce Diabetes Risk in Men

May 1, 2012
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Another reason for men to eat seafood is revealed in a new study from Japan. Researchers determined that “In a population with high fish and seafood intake, fish consumption was associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes in men but not in women.” While this study didn’t show any benefit in lowering...
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