Why it’s so hard to kick your sugar habit

Why it’s so hard to kick your sugar habit

Why it’s so hard to kick your sugar habit
A common indicator of addiction is if a person suffers from a loss of control. Drayer explains: “If a person is obsessing about how he or she will get their sugar fix, and they simply can’t focus on anything else, and they have a psychological …
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Could San Diego company hold cure for Type 1 diabetes?
SAN DIEGO — Viacyte President Paul Laikind is optimistic about a cure for Type 1 diabetes. … If the drug is successful, people with Type-1 diabetes wouldn’t need insulin shots anymore, making the disease something that doesn’t consume their lives.
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Well | New Dietary Guidelines Urge Less Sugar for All and Less Protein for
This summer, the Food and Drug Administration proposed labels that would require food and beverage firms to disclose the amount of added sugar as a way to distinguish it from naturally-occurring sugar in foods. The advice to cut back on sugar echoes …
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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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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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Barley Improves Blood Sugar Levels, Reduces Diabetes Risk

Barley Improves Blood Sugar Levels, Reduces Diabetes Risk
Consuming bread made with fiber from barley may lower the risk of diabetes by reducing blood sugar levels, according to a new study from Lund University. The findings also suggest a mixture of dietary fibers found in barley also may help reduce …
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Fork and faith: Dieters told in new book to let beliefs guide their eating
Instead her regular Bible readings and prayer inspire a healthful life fueled by natural foods and regular exercise. “God, I want to honor you with my food choices,” said Johnson, 47. “I don't want to eat whatever I want to eat and then ask you to …
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Jane Smith NC Senate
We also got the Reegan's Rule bill passed that encourages medical personnel to discuss the symptoms of diabetes with parents to prevent the tragedy of Reegan Oxendine who died at 14 months from undiagnosed diabetes. I worked to get the Whiteville …
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