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Weight Loss In Adulthood Linked To Improved Cardiovascular Health

Weight Loss In Adulthood Linked To Improved Cardiovascular Health

A recent study has indicated that weight loss at any age during adulthood can have a significant effect on cardiovascular health. This weight loss can yield long-term cardiovascular benefits, even if people gained the weight they lost later on. Findings of the said research are published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. Researchers from the University College London in the UK analyzed data from the UK Me
Easy Daily Calorie-Burning Exercises For Diabetics

Easy Daily Calorie-Burning Exercises For Diabetics

If you are a diabetic and need to maintain your blood sugar level, diet and exercise both work to help you achieve your target. Some people may find it easier to watch their diet but may sometimes forego exercise because they do not have the time. But it does not always mean heading out to the gym for you to stay fit with exercise. You can instead incorporate daily activity as part of your exercise regimen. Any for
High Carb Intake That Starts At Infancy May Have Lifelong Effects

High Carb Intake That Starts At Infancy May Have Lifelong Effects

Research using animal models has suggested that starting a high carbohydrate diet early or as part of after birth programs can lead to a lifelong problem with weight gain and obesity. This will become a problem even if caloric intake is restricted for a period of time during adulthood. Researchers from the University at Buffalo using laboratory animals show that increased carbohydrate intake early after birth can p
Impact Of Labeling, Point-Of-Purchase Signs On Food Choices

Impact Of Labeling, Point-Of-Purchase Signs On Food Choices

Recent studies try to provide an insight on the behavior of people towards food choices. More particularly, two studies have recently been published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association that show how nutritional labeling of products and point-of-purchase signs may influence food choices. A study conducted by the researchers from Columbia University delved on how people may be using nutritional label
Diabetes Diet Plan

Diabetes Diet Plan

If a person has diabetes, it is very important that the person’s diet is closely monitored in order to properly maintain the blood sugar levels. There are a lot of differing philosophies regarding what is the most ideal diet for diabetic patients. Here are a few guidelines that will help a patient have an idea of what type of diet he or she should be eating. People who have Type 1 diabetes will be needing an
Diabetes Diet: How a Low-Carb Diet Works

Diabetes Diet: How a Low-Carb Diet Works

For diabetics, lifestyle changes are pretty common. One of the most significant lifestyle changes that a diagnosed diabetic will go through is a dramatic change in diet habits. One of the things that a diabetic must look out for is the amount of carbohydrates that he or she takes in each and every day. That is because if their carbohydrates increase, their blood sugar levels also proportionately go towards the same
Keep Your Diabetes Under Control

Keep Your Diabetes Under Control

Type 1 is another form of diabetes. It differs with Type 2 diabetes in that, having a Type 1 diabetes means your pancreas is no longer capable of producing insulin on its own or if so, it produces minimal amount. Nobody really knows how Type 1 diabetes is acquired and what causes it. It is known however, that there is nothing which could prevent it. Even the physician would not be able to tell it coming unless it&
The Low Glycemic Index (GI) Diet

The Low Glycemic Index (GI) Diet

Probably, your mind will ask you what is Glycemic Index Diet. The Low Glycemic Diet Index is a combination of of lean protein and low glycemic carbs. The major purpose of this diet is maintain and stabilize blood sugar. More so, the diet aims to reduce hunger. This particular diet involves a complete 4 week eating plan accompanied by wide number of food-substitute. This diet provides about 1100 calories per day.
Health Benefits of Physical Activity

Health Benefits of Physical Activity

A comprehensive physical activity routine includes three kinds of activities: aerobic exercise, strength training and flexibility exercises. Aerobic Exercise Aerobic exercise increases your heart rate, works your muscles, and raises your breathing rate. For most people, it’s best to aim for a total of about 30 minutes a day, at least 5 days a week. If you haven’t been very active recently, you can sta
Healthy Weight Loss: Living with Diabetes

Healthy Weight Loss: Living with Diabetes

A large study, called the Diabetes Prevention Program, showed that if people at risk for type 2 diabetes lost a small amount of weight and became more active for three years they could prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.  If you already have diabetes, losing 10 to 15 pounds may help you lower your blood glucose, blood pressure, and improve your blood fats. Losing this weight may also help you cut down on some of