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  • PCOC boosts your risk of diabetes at an earlier age
  • PCOC boosts your risk of diabetes at an earlier age
    Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes and are diagnosed with the condition at an earlier age, a new study has found. This is the first time research has found a link between PCOS and type 2 diabetes. Keep reading for the full findings, as published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. PCOS is one of ... ››› Read more
  • [18 April 2018]
  • How to get the most from olive oil for your health
  • How to get the most from olive oil for your health
    Olive oil is a fantastic source of ‘good' fat that's loaded with antioxidants. It's no wonder olive oil is at - or near - the top of most health experts' list of must-haves! “Research has shown that olive oil helps lower ‘bad' cholesterol and total cholesterol, improve insulin levels and blood clotting and assist with blood sugar control,” explains Colette Heimowitz, Atkins' vice presid... ››› Read more
  • [18 April 2018]
  • Surprisingly helpful - and delicious - foods for arthritis and joint pain relief
  • Surprisingly helpful - and delicious - foods for arthritis and joint pain relief
    Do you suffer from regular arthritis and joint pain? Don't open the medicine cabinet for a pain pill - instead, the grocery store! There are many surprisingly helpful - and delicious foods - for arthritis swelling, stiffness and pain. Here are three of them… Three foods you didn’t know help arthritis and joint pain #1: Pineapple Pineapple is one of the most delicious fruits out there! ... ››› Read more
  • [18 April 2018]
  • You can reverse type 2 diabetes by losing weight
  • You can reverse type 2 diabetes by losing weight
    You could potentially reverse type 2 diabetes through weight loss and with the long-term support of a medical professional, according to a UK trial study published online in The Lancet. The initial findings come from an ongoing trial study called DiRECT (Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial), which aims to find an effective and accessible way to put type 2 diabetes into remission long-term. Read o... ››› Read more
  • [18 April 2018]
  • Depression is as dangerous as high cholesterol and obesity for your heart!
  • Depression is as dangerous as high cholesterol and obesity for your heart!
    It's well-known that having high cholesterol and being obese are two top risk factors for cardiovascular disease. As it turns out, depression is as big a risk factor, according to a study published in the journal Atherosclerosis. “There's little doubt that depression is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases,” explained researcher Karl-Heinz Ladwig. “The question now is: What's the rel... ››› Read more
  • [17 April 2018]
  • Craving pizza or chocolate? Blame your brain!
  • Craving pizza or chocolate? Blame your brain!
    Do you often feel like gobbling things like pizza or chocolate when you're stressed or under pressure? Don't feel bad - it might not be your fault! A study published online in the journal Cell Reports has isolated the neurons that drive a craving for carbs and found that your brain may be to blame when the carb cravings strike. Read on for more. Japanese researchers find that your brain may ... ››› Read more
  • [17 April 2018]
  • People with a 'genetic sweet tooth' have less body fat
  • People with a 'genetic sweet tooth' have less body fat
    You'd think that people who have regular sweet cravings are more likely to pack on the kilos than those who don't right? Well, according to European researchers, this isn't the case. In a new study published in the scientific journal Cell Reports, researchers found that people with a gene variation that causes them to crave sweets have a predisposition to less body fat, not more. These findi... ››› Read more
  • [16 April 2018]
  • Drinking more than one drink a day can take years off your life!
  • Drinking more than one drink a day can take years off your life!
    If you regularly drink more than the recommended one drink per day, you're taking years off your life, according to a major report. The international study, which looked at 600,000 drinkers, estimated that having 10 to 15 alcoholic drinks a week could shorten a person's life by between one and two years. What's more, the researchers warned that people who drink more than 18 drinks a week co... ››› Read more
  • [16 April 2018]
  • Research reveals the top bad habits that lead to weight gain
  • Research reveals the top bad habits that lead to weight gain
    You already know that weight gain results from consuming too many calories (yes, we're talking about foods like chocolate and pizza!). However, at its core, weight gain is actually due to an imbalance of healthy and unhealthy habits. There are two main types of foods - healthy foods, such as fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean protein and plant-based fats, as well as not-so-healthy option... ››› Read more
  • [16 April 2018]
  • Stay away from sugar and carbs if you have head or neck cancer!
  • Stay away from sugar and carbs if you have head or neck cancer!
    Are you a sugar addict? Well, then you might want to rethink your diet! According to a new study published in the International Journal of Cancer, eating high amounts of sugar and carbohydrates the year before treatment for head and neck cancer increases the risk of cancer recurrence and mortality. On the other hand, eating whole grains and legumes after treatment has an anti-cancer effect a... ››› Read more
  • [16 April 2018]

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