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Pesco-Vegetarian Meal Plan May Lower Your Risk For Colon Cancer

There are many different types of vegetarian meal plans. Some include eggs, milk, or fish, while others have no animal products at all. Past research has been mixed about whether or not these types of plans are better for your health. But a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine has shown [...]

Low Blood Glucose Can Affect Your Language Abilities

If you have diabetes–particularly type 1 diabetes–you probably already know that low blood glucose (hypoglycemia) is a serious problem. If your blood glucose levels drop too low, you can risk seizures or coma. If your levels are consistently low for months or years, you have a higher risk of [...]

Onion Extract Seems To Improve Metabolism

If you have diabetes or prediabetes, you probably know how important it is to get your blood glucose and cholesterol levels under control if you want to avoid serious diabetes complications, like heart disease and nerve damage. The best way to do this is to get at least 30 minutes of physical [...]

Depression May Worsen Obesity In Food Stamp Users

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, over 47 million Americans are currently using food stamps. This means they have low incomes, and are more likely to live in areas without reliable access to healthy foods. A study recently published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics looked [...]

Eating More Veggies Can Lower Your Heart Disease Risk

A good heart healthy meal plan will have plenty of fresh fruit and veggies to ensure that you get all the vitamins and minerals you need every day. A new study by researchers at Imperial College London in the UK has shown that eating more veggie-based meals may even lower your risk for heart [...]

Heart Disease Risk Is High Among Unhealthy Young Adults

You may already know that the sooner you get healthy, the lower your risk of getting a chronic disease. A recent study by researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago showed that if you stay healthy before you reach middle age, you can delay the onset of heart failure. Heart failure affects [...]

Lack Of Sleep May Raise Obesity Risk

Eating healthy and staying active are great ways to control your weight. However, getting enough high quality sleep every night is also an important factor in body weight. A recent study by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College in Doha, Qatar found that losing sleep can raise your diabetes [...]

A Sense Of Purpose May Improve Heart Health

Managing stress is known to help lower blood pressure levels and improve heart health. You can lower stress by staying active, or through breathing exercises and yoga.  However, a recent study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions in Baltimore has found that [...]

Lower Stress May Also Lower Heart Disease Risk

When you imagine a heart healthy lifestyle, you may think of physical activity, and eating lots of fruits, veggies, whole grains, and lean protein. But what about lowering stress? Many people seem to forget that managing stress is also an important part of a heart healthy lifestyle. Stress can [...]

Quitting Smoking May Boost Your Metabolism

You probably already know that there are many benefits to giving up smoking. After you quit, you can look forward to better lung and heart health, improved skin and hair quality, and a lower risk for heart attack, stroke, and some cancers. But did you know that smoking is also linked to type 2 [...]

Those With “Sleep Debt” Are More Likely To Be Obese

Most adults need between 7 and 9 hours of sleep every night. If you sleep fewer than 7 hours, you can develop a “sleep debt.” This is a term for the negative health effects you may face by not getting enough sleep. In addition to sleepiness, irritability, and an inability to focus, sleep debt [...]

Mindfulness May Lower Blood Glucose Levels In Overweight Women

Keeping stress to a minimum is an important part of a health lifestyle. Stress–whether physical or emotional–has been shown in research to be a big risk factor for obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. But between work, family, and social pressures, it can be hard to keep stress in [...]

World Health Organization Suggests Lowering Sugar Intake

Do you know how much sugar you eat and drink every day? You may be getting a lot more than you think. Sugar is often added to sauces, dressings and soups, in addition to baked goods, candies, sodas, ice cream and alcoholic drinks. According to the World Health Organization’s new nutrition [...]

Exercise At Age 40 Could Keep Your Brain Healthy At 60

  Whether you have type 1, type 2, or prediabetes, you are at a high risk for a variety of complications. Some of the most serious complications affect your brain, and include dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and a general loss of important functions like memory and motor skills. That’s why [...]
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