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Control insulin resistance to prevent chronic disease

Heart disease, stroke, diabetes, arthritis, and Alzheimer’s – chronic diseases are the most common and costly health problems in the United States. What’s worse is they are largely lifestyle dis
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Are you always hungry? You could have leptin resistance

You would think people who are overweight or obese would never feel hungry—after all, they have all that extra fat to burn. But in a cruel twist of metabolic trickery, carrying excess fat can actually
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Wake up at 3 a.m. and can’t fall back asleep? Consider low blood sugar

Do you consistently wake up around 3 a.m. and can’t fall back asleep? Although the reasons for sleep problems can be complex, waking up too early is often a symptom of hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar
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Diet for diabetes may be different than you thought—20 percent are “type 1.5”

Although insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes get pinned on diet and lifestyle choices, in some cases these disorders could be associated with an autoimmune reaction, which is the mechanism behind t
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Feel sleepy after meals? This could be an Alzheimer’s risk

Do you feel sleepy or have intense cravings for sugar after meals? Are you a woman whose hair is thinning, yet you’re growing facial hair? Are you a man who cries at movies and has “moobs” (male breas
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An Insight to L-Arginine Dosage and Benefits

L-Arginine is an essential amino acid that acts as a building block for proteins in the body. In most of the cases, our body maintains the needful levels of this amino acid on its own. However, during
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Study shows sugar makes us more stupid; omega 3 to the rescue

A recently published UCLA study shows what many have suspected all along: Eating too much sugar makes you stupid. Scientists found that just six weeks of bingeing on sweets and soda will sabotage both
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Do you suffer from sitting disease? Frequent breaks and standing are key

Do you eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly but sit long hours each day at work? If so, you could be undoing all your good work. Sitting, even if you otherwise practice healthy habits, is associa
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Why Are Autism Rates Still On The Rise?

According to the CDC autism rates are continuing to rise very quickly.  According to their most recent report on the subject, 1 in 88 children now have autism, and 1 in 54 boys.  Many different hypoth
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On 60 Minutes Tonight: “Is Sugar Toxic?”

        Tonight on 60 Minutes they are doing a story on the toxicity of sugar.  I strongly urge everyone to watch this story, because sugar is killing many of us.  Over the past se
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