Exercising only half an hour more per week can help to prevent that somebody gets type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is prevalent among people who are overweight and have a poor diet.
Diabetes can lead to blindness, dementia and amputation of feet and legs. Scientist Cheryl Roumen of the University of Maastricht has promoted […]
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According to a study done at the University of Western Ontario in Canada, grapefruit is a suitable means in the battle against diabetes and obesity.
De effective substance is called naringin and gives the grapefruit its typical bitter taste. This bitter plant liquid is supposed to make the liver burn more fat instead of storing it […]
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There are plenty of myths flying around about sugar and its effects on health. But many of them are not sufficiently proved by science. This is the conclusion of a study that has been published in the Obesity Reviews magazine.
What role does sugar play in the development of obesity, insulin resistance and tooth decay? A […]
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Exercising your muscles three times a week with weights can have the following benefits:
Reduce the risk of getting diabetes According to a research done at Tufts University, strength training can reduce your chance of developing diabetes in only four months. Strength training or working out with weights lowers blood sugar levels and increases insulin sensitivity.
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Are there people who should not eat too much eggs? According to the American Journal of Clinic Nutrition, men with diabetes who eat seven eggs or more per week, had twice as much risk to die than men with diabetes who ate one egg per week at the most.
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Researchers suggest that eating broccoli could be beneficial for diabetics. Sulforaphane, a substance that is found in broccoli, can repair damage to the blood vessels. This is the result of a study done at the University of Warwick.
Diabetics often have damaged blood vessels. This is caused by the high levels of glucose in their blood. […]
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Black tea can possibly be beneficial for people suffering from diabetes. In people with diabetes the body is no longer reacting properly to insulin. Insulin is made in the pancreas and it makes possible for the cells of the body to absorb glucose. In diabetics the level of glucose in the blood is often too […]
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In a study conducted under 1050 people with type 2 diabetes their zinc levels were measured. After 7 years 156 people of this group had died from coronary heart disease and 254 people had had a heart attack (which had fatal consequences in some instances).
Those who had a low level of zinc had a […]
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Those who have drunk too much alcohol in their youth or young adulthood have greater risk of getting metabolic syndrome later in life.
This is the result of an American study among 2800 adults. Of those who drank a lot of alcohol during puberty and started young with drinking, the majority suffered from obesity, cholesterol problems […]
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Short nights have more serious consequences than just feeling tired. People who sleep too little have a higher risk of developing diabetes. This was discovered by scientists at the Columbia University in New York. They investigated the development of diabetes over a period of 10 years. People who slept on average 5 hours or less […]
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