Study findings presented at the American Physiological Society (APS) annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2017 reveal that a combination of normal levels of vitamin A and a high-fat diet is a recipe for type 2 diabetes.
According to the study, this combination may negatively impact the expression of your liver genes associated with glucose and fat metabolism and result in obesity and type 2 d... ››› more
If you're an avocado lover, you'll be happy to know that a new review of scientific literature published in the journal Phytotherapy Research has found that eating avocado is a simple and effective - not to mention delicious - way to prevent metabolic syndrome.
Metabolic syndrome, which is dubbed “the new silent killer” by scientists and doctors alike, is a condition in which three or more ... ››› more
You know that omega-3s are critical to both your brain and heart health. However, a new French study hints that a high intake may increase your risk for diabetes. What does this mean, exactly? The researchers aren't quite sure...
However, what they were able to conclude is that how you get your omega-3s matters. Read on for more about the study plus eight dos and don'ts of consuming omega-3s.
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I started the new year with a resolve to clean up my diet not only to slim down, but also to improve my mood, for greater vitality, to boost my digestive health and for clear, glowing skin. However, there's one food that I just can't seem to ditch - sugar!
It seems that no matter how hard I try, I often find myself sneaking chocolate bars into my shopping basket or munching on leftover cake aft... ››› more
Are you one of those people who are blessed with a fast metabolism? You know, one of those who can eat just about anything - milkshakes, burgers, chips, you name it - and not put on any weight?
Before you nod and go, “yup, I'm one of those lucky ones!”, think again!
A spanking new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine has revealed that four in every ten “skinn... ››› more
If you're at risk of developing type 2 diabetes and wondering how you can significantly cut your risk, a recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has the answer for you: Drink coffee!
But there's a catch - according to the study, drinking coffee will only slash your type 2 diabetes risk if you enjoy your cup of java with lunch. Read on for more about this interesting... ››› more
If you're diabetic, you know that omitted or forgotten insulin injections are a very important contributing factor to poor glycaemic control. So just how common is it for diabetics to skip their injections?
According to a recent study published in the journal Diabetes Care, more than half of people who need to inject insulin to keep their diabetes under control skip an injection every now and t... ››› more
While you think that you may be doing your body a favour by adding two or more hours of sleep to your routine each night, a new study published in the journal Diabetologia shows otherwise...
According to the study, women who experience a large increase in their hours of sleep each night may be at heightened risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Here's why...
Research sh... ››› more
If you're a cancer patient currently undergoing chemotherapy, you're familiar with the side effects of the treatment. I'm talking about nausea, vomiting, pain, fatigue, mouth and throat sores, constipation, diarrhoea, blood disorders, nervous system effects, and the list goes on...
According to a new small study, cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy who are diagnosed with diabetes are also a... ››› more
It's widely known that following a vegan diet, which is purely plant-based and consists of lots of vegetables, fruit and whole grains, is associated with lower risk of stroke and diabetes.
According to a new study published online in the journal PLoS Medicine, vegans are at lower risk of type 2 diabetes, a progressive condition in which your body becomes resistant to the normal effects of insul... ››› more
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