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Can Intermittent Fasting Help Ease Metabolic Syndrome?

Can Intermittent Fasting Help Ease Metabolic Syndrome?

The American Heart Association reports that metabolic syndrome affects about 23% of adults. A new study now says that eating within a certain time window – intermittent fasting – can help tackle that.

New Study: Alanine May Reduce Blood Sugar Levels

New Study: Alanine May Reduce Blood Sugar Levels

Photo by MedicineHow Alanine is a amino acid, the building blocks of protein, that help the body convert glucose into energy and help to build muscle. Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center have presented a new study where alanine may produce a short-term lowering of glucose […]

Checking Your Blood Sugar Levels are Important – No Matter Your Age!

Checking Your Blood Sugar Levels are Important – No Matter Your Age!

Photo by Sharon Mccutcheon on Unsplash We’ve all experienced the impact our blood sugar has on our bodies, which includes the crash after the sugar rush. But beyond being energy-draining, our blood sugar can seriously impact our health. Even if you think you are following […]

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 […]

The Threat on your Plate: Salt may Increase Diabetes Risk

The Threat on your Plate: Salt may Increase Diabetes Risk

Photo by Jason Tuinstra on Unsplash Diabetes is a vicious and life-threatening disease. It is a condition where your blood sugar is continuously and seriously elevated. The excess circulating blood sugar is very destructive, inflaming tissues in the heart and circulation, the eyes, brain, kidneys […]

New Study says Turmeric (Curcumin) May Help Manage Diabetes

New Study says Turmeric (Curcumin) May Help Manage Diabetes

Turmeric, Curcuma longa, is a powerful herb that is native to India. It is a bright yellow/orange spice that is commonly found in foods like curry. The health world is buzzing about this herb due to its high levels of curcuminoids, or curcumin. Curcumin is […]