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Heart Healthy Diet

What is a Heart Healthy Diet?  

What is a Heart Healthy Diet?  

A Heart Healthy Diet is a Well Rounded Diet! Heart health plays a critical role in how well people function throughout their lives. Research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference in 2015 revealed that even if you have never experienced a stroke or heart attack, cardiovascular health can have an impact on

Managing Diabetes with Diet

Managing Diabetes with Diet

Wondering if managing diabetes with diet is possible? Learn more about how food affects your body. In recent years, we are hearing about more and more people being diagnosed with diabetes. And while a diagnosis can be frightening, a positive piece of information to keep in mind is that some diabetes diagnosis’ can be prevented

Diabetic Friendly Dinner Recipes

Diabetic Friendly Dinner Recipes

6 easy, diabetic friendly dinner recipes your whole family will love Diet plays a critical role in the management of diabetes. If you have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes, switching to a healthy eating plan can make a huge difference in the progression of your symptoms. Some individuals may even be able

What Foods Diabetics Should Avoid

What Foods Diabetics Should Avoid

 Learn what foods diabetics should avoid to successfully manage your diabetes. When someone is diagnosed with diabetes, many questions typically arise when it comes to eating the proper diet. If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with the disease, you may be wondering what foods diabetics should avoid? There are many foods to choose

Healthy Eating Tips for Diabetics

5 Healthy Eating Tips for Diabetics

Looking for ways to manage your diabetes? These healthy eating tips for diabetics can help! Adopting healthy eating habits is a critical part of managing Type 2 diabetes. Whether you are taking insulin to manage your blood glucose levels or trying to control your sugar through diet and exercise, food plays an important role in

Easy Ways to Eat Healthy

Easy Ways to Eat Healthy

6 affordable and easy ways to eat healthy on a budget If the rising cost of food has you wondering how to eat healthy without breaking your budget, we’ve got some tips that can help. Eating healthy doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. You can incorporate healthier eating habits without having to make a

Here's Why You Should Stop Using Q-Tips In Your Ears

Here’s Why You Should Stop Using Q-Tips In Your Ears

Along with brushing our teeth and showering, using cotton swab to clean out the wax from the ear canal is a routine for some of us. This cleansing ritual is actually counter-productive and possibly dangerous. You may notice some residue on the swab, which means you’re probably pushing wax further into the canal. Earwax, also

Diabetes Drug Meformin Could Extend Lifespan

Diabetes Drug Metformin Could Extend Lifespan

Metformin which has been around for a while is the first-line medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It was approved in England in 1957 and made available to type 2 diabetics around the world shortly thereafter. Metformin is believed to be the most widely used medication for diabetes which is taken by mouth.

People Who Are Overweight Live Longer

Study: People Who Are Overweight Live Longer

For as long as we can remember doctors have warned us of the dangers of becoming overweight and have been treating overweight people as if they were seriously ill and needed to be healed. But this could soon change. According to a research in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), researchers say that

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