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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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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5 Ways to Balance Your Hormones Naturally

Have you looked for an alternative to hormone replacement therapy? This may be an option for you if you’d like to balance your hormones, but seek a more natural approach. The Chopra Center posted an article by Valencia Porter, “5 Natural Ways to Balance Your Hormones.“: For the past few years, hormone replacement therapy has…

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Insulin Resistance Cut with Pistachio Nuts?

A link may have been found between eating pistachio nuts and insulin resistance, according to an article posted on the MPR website titled, “Pistachio Nut Consumption Cuts Insulin Resistance.” Article: (HealthDay News) — Consumption of pistachio nuts is associated with decreased insulin resistance in individuals with prediabetes, according to a study presented at the annual European Congress on…

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Meditate with Guidance

Stress is linked to many detrimental effects on your health. One thing that can help is to meditate. So, take this article on the Chopra Center’s website called “Guided Meditations” and find one that works well for you or work through all of them! Meditation can remove stress and replace it with a dose of…

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