Diabetes & Memory Decline Linked in Older Adults

Absent mindedness, forgetfulness, or an inability to recall certain events. We all have a touch of that as we get older, right? Well, Lisa Rapaport wrote an article on reuters.com entitled “Diabetes linked to memory decline in older adults” that may suggest that those with diabetes have a much greater chance at a poor memory than…

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Simple Recipe Plus News on E. coli

Food news – it seems as though there’s something new every day! And, that can be a good thing. The more we learn, the more aware we can be regarding our health. In the Davidson’s Safest Choice newsletter, I came across information about a new E. coli strand, but first we’ll look at the simple,…

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Improve Obesity-Related Inflammatory Profiles With Plant-Based Diets

Being a vegan/vegetarian may have more benefits than first thought. Obesity-related inflammatory profiles may improve when those who suffer consume a plant-based diet – as written about on Endocrinology Advisory in the article Plant-Based Diets May Improve Obesity-Related Inflammatory Profiles. (HealthDay News) — Plant-based diets are associated with improvement in obesity-related inflammatory biomarker profiles, including decreases…

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Older Adults Sleep Changes

Sleep — we can have a love-hate relationship with sleep sometimes. Especially the older we get. Have you wondered why that is or if you are alone in that sleep deprived state? FamilyDoctor.org wrote a great article called “Sleep Changes in Older Adults” that anyone (and definitely those 65 and older) should read. How much sleep…

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Brisk Walks for Improving Glucose Tolerance in Prediabetes

Do you prefer walking over running or jogging? That seems to be just fine and could actually be more effective for improving glucose tolerance! In a recent study, according to an article posted by HealthDay titled “Brisk Walking May Help Ward Off Diabetes,” researchers determine the best amount of brisk walking for lowering elevated blood sugar.…

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Prediabetes Definition & Prevention

According to FamilyDoctor.org, prediabetes generally shows signs before people develop type 2 diabetes. Does this information sound familiar to you? If so, you may be at risk of developing diabetes eventually. What is prediabetes? Before people develop type 2 diabetes, they usually have prediabetes. In people who have prediabetes, blood sugar levels are higher than…

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Homemade vs Shop-Bought Infant Food

Which do you think is better infant food: making your own food (cheaper, no doubt) or buying pre-made food in the store? According to an article written by Denis Campbell, the Health policy editor at The Guardian online, called ‘Shop-bought meals ‘healthier for infants than homemade ones’, there are pros and cons to both. However,…

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Seniors and Exercise

The editorial staff at FamilyDoctor.com wrote a wonderful article about exercising when you’re older. The most important questions you may have in regards to the safety – and even which exercises to do – are included in this article. Exercise and Seniors: Is it safe for me to exercise? It is safe for most adults…

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Benefits of The Mediterranean Diet

Endocrinology Advisor had a write-up by Shannon Aymes, MD called The Mediterranean Diet: What Are the Benefits? There’s a possibility that the Mediterranean Diet can help those with diabetes and other illnesses/diseases. Delve a little deeper… Randomized controlled trials provided some limited evidence that a Mediterranean diet without fat restriction may reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD), cancer,…

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10 Day Sugar Detox

Sugar is taking over and we need to help ourselves by not only cutting back, but detoxing from the overload. In an article posted on The Chopra Center website by Mark Hyman called “How to Detox From Sugar in 10 Days,” we find out the truth about this sweet additive and it’s not so sweet…

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