Standing Six Hours a Day Reduces Risk of Obesity by One-Third

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Chronic sitting actively promotes dozens of chronic diseases, including obesity and type 2 diabetes, even if you’re very fit and exercise regularly

Sitting is an independent risk factor for an early death, with a mortality rate similar to smoking

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Neurologist Speaks Out About the Importance of Gut Health for Prevention and Treatment of “Incurable” Neurological Disorders

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Your body is colonized by a vast array of microorganisms that modulate every aspect of your health and physiology, moment to moment, Continue reading

Green Tea Linked to Decreased Risk for Dementia

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People who drank green tea one to six days a week had less mental decline and a lower risk of dementia than non-tea drinkers

The epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) in green tea is Continue reading

Winning Strategies to Help You Shed Unwanted Belly Fat

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Carrying extra weight around your middle is linked to type 2 diabetes, heart disease, strokes, and other chronic diseases

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What Happens to Your Body When You’re Not Moving, and What to Do About It

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According to biological anthropologists, the fossil record suggests that when early man traded their nomadic hunter-gatherer lifestyles for a more settled one, it resulted in a less dense bone structure

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New Science Website Reveals the Truth About Sugar

sugStory at-a-glance  A recent analysis concluded that studies with industrial ties were five times more likely to present a conclusion of “no positive association” between sugar and obesity Excess sugar is a primary dietary factor in countless chronic disease states, Continue reading

Do Cholesterol Drugs Have Men By Their Gonads?

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How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes, Why Insulin May Actually Accelerate Death, and Other Ignored Facts

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In the US, about 80 million, or one in four, has some form of diabetes or pre-diabetes

Even worse, more than one-third of British adults are now pre-diabetic. In 2003, 11.6 percent of Britons had pre-diabetes. Continue reading

Modern Science Confirms Yoga’s Many Health Benefits

yoga_health_benefits(1)Modern science now confirms why humans have been practicing yoga since the beginning of recorded history: it is good both for the body and mind.

There is evidence in the archeological record that yoga has been practiced by humans for at least 5,000 years. Whereas this would Continue reading

Tangerine Compounds Protect Against Long List of Chronic Diseases

tangerine_health_benefitsAll oranges have amazing health benefits.  Tangerines are a particularly popular orange and a handy treat.  Research shows tangerines may also have potent health effects in a wide range of chronic conditions from obesity to cancer. 

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16 More Reasons Black Seed Is ‘The Remedy for Everything but Death’

remedy_black_seed_benefitsA year ago, we wrote an article about nigella sativa (aka black seed) titled, ‘The Remedy For Everything But Death.’ It described the research on the many ways in which black seed (nigella sativa) is a potentially life-saving medicinal food, and is one of our most popular articles, with over 225K social media shares.

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Certain Fruits May Be Linked to a Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

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There’s compelling evidence supporting the notion that high-fructose diets are responsible for most chronic disease; insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and obesity in particular

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Black Seed – ‘The Remedy for Everything But Death’

nsThis humble, but immensely powerful seed, kills MRSA, heals the chemical weapon poisoned body, stimulates regeneration of the dying beta cells within the diabetic’s pancreas, and yet too few even know it exists.

The seeds of the annual flowering plant, Nigella Sativa, have been prized Continue reading

Value of Zinc and Chromium

chroKeeping your blood sugar under control is no picnic — in fact, if you’ve been dealing with type 2 diabetes, I’m guessing your favorite picnic foods have been off the menu for some time.

The fact is, diabetes is more than a mealtime nuisance. It’s a deadly wrecking ball that unleashes oxidative stress on your heart and Continue reading

How to Use the Glycemic Index to Your Advantage

Two health conditions that go hand-in-hand are type 2 diabetes and obesity. On both fronts, the glycemic index (GI) comes into play. Let’s look at how you can use GI ratings for foods to your benefit in these areas.

1. GI and Diabetes
Many studies have shown that high-GI foods increase the risk of type 2 diabetes. One large one involving nearly 43,000 healthy men found that a diet of high GI and low- fiber foods did just this. Another study, of more than 65,173 healthy women, confirmed that having a high-GI diet and a low fiber intake increases diabetes risk. This one suggests that diabetes could be reduced in the U.S. if people ate more whole grains.

A large study of 14 previous studies with 356 diabetic patients clearly showed that the low-GI diet improved Continue reading