If you enjoy a drink at the end of the day to help you unwind, you'll be pleased to know that two kinds of alcoholic drinks have been found to help prevent diabetes!
Keep reading to find out which drinks... Do you need to consider changing your sundowner?
In a recent study out of Denmark, involving over 70,000 participants, the researchers followed their drinking habits and tracked their bio... ››› more
Coconuts, and more specifically their oil, have gained an amazing reputation over the past few years. And it's no wonder!
Touted as one of the healthiest foods to include in your diet thanks to its high lauric acid (a medium chain fatty acid that keeps your cholesterol levels healthy) content and impressive vitamin profile, coconut oil also has a myriad of health and wellness uses.
Thanks to... ››› more
The olive tree (Olea europaea) produces olive leaf extract, also known as oleuropein, abundantly in its leaves as well as in the olive fruit itself.
Special processing techniques now allow for the extraction of a stable, standardised form of oleuropein. That means that you can have access to one of the most beneficial components of olive oil without the necessity of consuming excessive amounts... ››› more
They say once you've been seduced by chai tea, you never look back…
This traditional tea from India, where people know it as “masala chai”, contains a mixture of aromatic herbs and spices.
Whether you choose the traditional spice combination of cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, pepper and nutmeg, or the modern version with vanilla, there are several health benefits.
The components in chai... ››› more
“You are what you eat” - you've heard it a million times.
“For a long life and lithe figure, eat lean, leafy goods,” says every annoying whole foods shopper you've ever met (not to mention many respected scientists and researchers).
But a recent study conducted by scientists at the National University of Singapore and the Clinical Nutrition Research Centre (also in Singapore) suggest... ››› more
It's almost the weekend. The perfect time to lie in bed and catch up on all the sleep you've lost while rushing through life this week.
If this sounds like a dream come true, we're about to burst that bubble.
Yesterday, researchers from the Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar revealed that sleeping an extra 30 minutes could cut your risk of diabetes. They also warned that a weekend lie ... ››› more
You'd think James Bond could survive anything.
Bomb blasts… Gunshot wounds… Even deadly neurotoxins.
But it appears not even James Bond is immune to Type 2 Diabetes.
86 year old Roger Moore, who's starred in seven 007 movies, was diagnosed with the disease after his wife rushed him to hospital at the end of 2013.
Just last year, he admitted to feeling quite down about having to... ››› more
Developing type 2 diabetes isn't only about having to make small changes to your diet to cut out sugar.
You may not know it, but it has a severe impact on the rest of your health too! And it's essential you think about it, because it could be the reason you try harder to control your blood sugar levels and prevent diabetes from ruining your health.
One of the most important aspects to cons... ››› more
In the last few years, the number of people suffering from type 2 diabetes doubled. Experts believe the number will double again in the near future.
At the moment, one in ten adults around the world is suffering from this condition. And it's only going to get worse.
Along with the numbers rising, health centres are feeling the pinch with more and more patients needing care for diabetes-rel... ››› more
When your blood sugar levels soar through the roof and plummet through the floor on a regular basis, you're at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
In fact, you're likely to be pre-diabetic if your diet isn't on track and you eat too many simple carbs and refined sugars.
The sad truth is, you probably don't realise the damage it's doing to your health. And it might be too late when you fina... ››› more
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