Category Archives: Weight Loss

HOW TO MANAGE DIABETES BY CREATING HEALTHIER HABITS FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME

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Whether you’ve been recently diagnosed with diabetes or have had the condition for years, it doesn’t have to prevent you from enjoying a healthy, happy life. In fact, there are many things you can do to reduce your symptoms by improving your health. This includes some simple (and affordable) lifestyle adjustments, as well as some […]

FOODUCATE APP: ANALYZE FOOD LABELS

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I use my cell phone to keep track of my credit cards, maintain my calendar, surf the the web and social media, save all my contact information, send and receive text messages and more, but I am not really an APP person. A friend of mine recently introduced me to an app called Fooducate. I find fooducate useful in […]

REVERSING TYPE 2 DIABETES STARTS WITH IGNORING THE GUIDELINES, SAYS DR. SARAH HALLBERG

Would it surprise you to find out that nearly 50% of adult Americans now have diabetes or pre-diabetes? That’s nearly 120 million adult Americans! Not shocking enough? It’s also been shown that nearly 16- to 25% of normal weight adults are insulin resistant, which leads to obesity and Type 2 diabetes. There is a question that you […]

OBESITY GOING UP AMONG U.S WOMEN, STUDY REVEALS

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Approximately one-third (34.9% or 78.6 million) of U.S. adults are obese according to the Journal of the American Medical Association. 40% of women, 35% of men, as well as 17% of children and adolescents are identified as obese in the United States. These numbers clearly do not sound promising despite the numerous programs that have been launched at schools, hospitals, […]

AN UNCOMMON FRUIT BENEFICIAL FOR DIABETES

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Fruits have been known as a good source of fiber, antioxidants, and minerals, and for their role in preventing vitamin deficiencies. American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends a list of fruits for a diabetes-friendly diet. USDA’s MyPlate encourages making half your plate fruits and vegetables for healthy eating. There are several fruits that are recommended for diabetes. Here is […]

SHOULD SUGAR BE DISCONTINUED IN OUR DIET?

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There is a considerable amount of evidence that high levels of sugar are associated with premature aging, heart disease, obesity and even some cancers. Let’s of course not forget, sugar is the biggest culprit in diabetes. Many health experts are now calling for a significant reduction in recommended daily sugar intake, while others are asking […]

THE GREEN EFFECT: BENEFITS OF GREEN TEA FOR DIABETES

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Green tea is the second most popular beverage in the world, and not without cause. It has been mostly known for its antioxidants, but also for improving brain function, lowering risk of cancer, and burning fat.  But did you know it could also benefit diabetes?! Background: How I came to know green tea To be honest […]

WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY FOR TYPE II DIABETES

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Type II diabetes and obesity are often tied together making the control of diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol very difficult. In the past decade, some experts have recommended weight loss surgery procedures for obese patients who have a difficult time exercising or committing to life changes. Studies now show that weight loss surgery may […]