Nancy Krcek Allen: Crowd out the junk with superfoods

Nancy Krcek Allen: Crowd out the junk with superfoods

Nancy Krcek Allen: Crowd out the junk with superfoods
It’s the one well-known dietary fact we can fully rely on: vegetables are anti-cancer, anti-diabetes, anti-heart disease, anti-aging and immune building. All vegetables are important for health but the cruciferous broccoli, kale, mustard, greens …
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Sneaky sugar: Where added sugar lurks in your diet

Sneaky sugar: Where added sugar lurks in your diet


Sneaky sugar: Where added sugar lurks in your diet
“How much of my daily bank account for added sugar does this product contribute?” It’s not as if sugar got a pass in recent decades, but earlier generations worried more about its role in tooth decay, obesity and type-2 diabetes. More recently, heart …
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One in two healthy adults will develop pre-diabetic high blood sugar
Over about 15 years, a total of 1,148 people developed elevated blood sugar levels, 828 developed diabetes and 237 started taking insulin to control their diabetes. The study team translated these results into population risk levels at age 45, and …
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Latest Superfoods For Managing Diabetes News

Latest Superfoods For Managing Diabetes News

5 energizing foods that are not coffee
In the past few years, chia seeds have regained their superfood limelight. Their fatigue-fighting powers may come from their nutrient-rich composition — one tablespoon of the seeds contains 5 grams of protein to help keep blood sugar stable, and a …
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38 popular diets ranked from best to worst
… recognized nutrition and health experts rate each diet in seven categories: how easy it is to follow, its ability to produce short-term and long-term weight loss, its nutritional completeness, its safety, and its potential for preventing and …
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New US dietary guidelines limit sugar, rethink cholesterol

New US dietary guidelines limit sugar, rethink cholesterol

New US dietary guidelines limit sugar, rethink cholesterol
Eating a diet with a lot of sugar increases your risk for heart disease, studies show, and can lead to obesity and all the diseases associated with that, including cancer and Type 2 diabetes. If you have a sweet tooth, dietitian Lisa Drayer suggests …
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Superfoods for super doggies! The best foods you can give your pet to help …

Superfoods for super doggies! The best foods you can give your pet to help

Superfoods for super doggies! The best foods you can give your pet to help
Last week in the first part of The Good Dog Diet we explained how many of the health problems our dogs suffer from may have their roots in a poor diet. From obesity, heart conditions and diabetes to allergies, respiratory complaints and skin …
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Drinking coffee tied to lower risk of death
Coffee drinkers had a reduced risk of death from heart disease, chronic respiratory diseases, diabetes, pneumonia and influenza and suicide, but not cancer, the researchers found. “Although coffee drinking has also been inversely associated with …
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The secret to maintaining and losing weight: Berries, onions and wine

The secret to maintaining and losing weight: Berries, onions and wine
Being obese or overweight decreases your life expectancy since it increases your risk for chronic conditions such as asthma and diabetes and raises your cancer risk. “Even preventing slight weight gain can help,” Bertoia says. So take your mother's …
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Brief periods of standing, walking tied to better blood sugar
Researchers found standing up or walking every so often improved blood sugar, or glucose, levels among postmenopausal women at risk for diabetes, compared to those who sat for 7.5 hours. "We were really interested … How to reduce your risk of …
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