If you've been following a low-fat diet but continue to have elevated total cholesterol and triglyceride levels, it's probably the result of excess insulin in the liver.
High blood pressure can be attributed to excess insulin that causes the kidneys to retain more sodium and the adrenals to secrete too much adrenaline.
Keep reading to find out why you're struggling to lose weight too... Why ... ››› more
A new international study by researchers at Monash University's Biomedicine Discovery Institute have found that you can prevent type 1 diabetes by consuming more short-chain acids acetate and butyrate.
For more on how these short-chain fatty acids can help prevent the autoimmune disease type 1 diabetes in which your pancreas produce little to no insulin (the hormone that regulates your blood su... ››› more
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
Breakthrough! A new study by researchers at Tel Aviv University in Israel has found a link between insulin resistance - caused in part by physical inactivity and obesity - and accelerated cognitive decline.
According to the study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, both diabetic and non-diabetic subjects with insulin resistance experienced a more rapid decline in memory and execut... ››› more
You've heard of probiotics and prebiotics and how they benefit your gut health. Now, it's time you learn about post-biotics, or the by-products of bacteria.
According to a new study conducted by researchers at McMaster University in Canada, post-biotics help lower blood glucose and allow insulin to work better during obesity. In turn, this combats prediabetes before type 2 diabetes develops. He... ››› more
If you've ever attempted eliminating sugar from your diet, you know how tough it can be - especially when the cravings for something sweet strike!
But did you know that there are a number of foods you can eat when you're craving sugar that will satisfy your sweet tooth? Here are nine of them.
Nine foods that will curb your sweet tooth
#1: Chia seeds
Chia seeds are full of fibre and a... ››› more
As it turns out, the Westernised diet - topped with butter, featuring junk food like fatty microwavable meals, instant noodles, pizza, doughnuts and biscuits - doesn't take long to do some really bad things to your metabolism.
Just how long, you ask? According to a small study recently published in the journal Obesity, following a junk food diet for just five days can wreak havoc on your metabo... ››› more
According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), 371 million people around the world suffer from diabetes and 187 million of them don't even know they have the disease.
If you're concerned about your blood sugar, here's some good news - you can stay healthy by simply making better food choices! The following low-sugar swaps will help lower your blood glucose and provide your body with ... ››› more
Can you believe that out of the 25 million Americans that have diabetes, approximately 25% don't know it?
When you consider this statistic, it's no wonder that diabetes is responsible for more deaths each year than AIDS and breast cancer combined, s the American Diabetes Association reports.
Getting tested for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes is quick and easy. Read on for four more reasons t... ››› more
Blood sugar regulation is undoubtedly the most important part of type 2 diabetes management.
While some type 2 diabetes patients are able to keep their blood sugar steady by making lifestyle changes such as exercising regularly and losing weight, others need to take insulin by injection to keep their condition under control.
If you're diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, you're probably wonderin... ››› more
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