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Could A Low Carb Diet, Like Keto, Reduce Diabetes Risk Even Without Weight Loss?

Could A Low Carb Diet, Like Keto, Reduce Diabetes Risk Even Without Weight Loss?

Photo by Dane Deaner on Unsplash Researchers at The Ohio State University wanted to know what happens to obese individuals with metabolic syndrome – a precursor to diabetes – when they eat a diet low in carbohydrates but don’t shed any pounds. Following A Low-Carb […]

Your Blood-Brain Barrier: How Obesity Impacts Learning and Memory

Your Blood-Brain Barrier: How Obesity Impacts Learning and Memory

Photo by Ursula Spaulding on Unsplash According to scientists from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, obesity can break down our protective blood-brain barrier resulting in problems with learning and memory. This study is published in the Journal of Neuroscience. What is the […]

New Study: Losing Just 6 Hours of Sleep May Increase Diabetes Risk

New Study: Losing Just 6 Hours of Sleep May Increase Diabetes Risk

Photo by Gregory Pappas on Unsplash According to findings of a new study published in the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism, losing a single night’s sleep may affect the liver’s ability to produce glucose and process insulin, increasing the risk of metabolic diseases such […]

Could Air Pollution be Linked to Diabetes?

Could Air Pollution be Linked to Diabetes?

Photo by David Lee on Unsplash According to a new study, outdoor air pollution (even at levels deemed safe) is linked to an increased risk of diabetes globally. Diabetes is one of the fastest growing diseases, especially in the United States, affecting more than 420 […]

New Study: Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Diabetes

New Study: Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Diabetes

Photo by Pablo Heimplatz on Unsplash A new study conducted by researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Seoul National University suggests that individuals with a vitamin d deficiency may be at a much greater risk of developing diabetes. The […]

This High-Fiber Diet Improves Gut Bacteria and Benefits Those with Type-2 Diabetes

This High-Fiber Diet Improves Gut Bacteria and Benefits Those with Type-2 Diabetes

Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash According to research published in the journal Science by researchers from the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the promotion of a select group of gut bacteria by a diet […]