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diabetes Tag

In the United States today, there is a growing number of adults who are struggling with chronic diseases that are impacting their healthy and their quality of life. Chronic diseases are classified as human health conditions that are persistent or otherwise long-lasting in their effects....

When it comes to getting a better understanding of your health, one of the most important things you can do is be aware of different health myths. Unfortunately, there are many myths out there that are perpetrated through word of mouth, the internet, or general...

While many people think of the elderly population as being the most at-risk for many health ailments; they are not the only age group that is particularly at-risk for different health conditions. There are a number of health concerns that millennials are specifically at risk for—and the...

Back in 2012, a Gallup poll revealed that about half of the American population was drinking soda on a daily basis. As of more recently, that number has dropped to around 20%, with about 60% Americans reporting that they’re actively trying to avoid soda (whether regular or diet) altogether. As...

About six months ago, a patient talked to me about how his health was affecting his quality of life. He was constantly feeling tired and exhausted. His energy levels were always low, and he realized he was constantly craving sugar. The patient had been feeling...

Sugar (which we like to call “carbohydrates” in the nutrition world) can be the root of all evil if its intake remains unchecked. Carbohydrates are what most of us crave because they give us immediate energy. No one craves celery over chocolate, but an hour...

Sugar (which we like to call “carbohydrates” in the nutrition world) can be the root of all evil if its intake remains unchecked. Carbohydrates are what most of us crave because they give us immediate energy. No one craves celery over chocolate, but an hour...

High blood cholesterol is a very serious, and a very common problem for many people today.  If you do happen to have high cholesterol, then it is essential that you make some healthy lifestyle changes to help lower that cholesterol. In addition to getting plenty...

Every person is different and every person has a different body shape. These body shapes are what make people so unique and beautiful, and while most people assume that their body shape only impacts their appearance and the way they look in clothes—it means so...

Many people today know that many different biological factors can put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Your genetics, family health history, age and even your ethnicity can all put you at risk for developing this disease. However, what many people don’t realize...