What You Must Know About Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus is a disease in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, a hormone that helps the bodys tissues absorb glucose (sugar) so it can be used as a source of energy. The condition may also develop if muscle, fat, and liver cells respond poorly to insulin. In people with diabetes, glucose levelsContinue reading “What You Must Know About Diabetes”

Vegetable Protein Has One Definite Advantage Over Meat Protein

While its still controversial which one is better, most recent study shows one definite advantage of vegetable protein over meat protein is that plant protein can help lower blood pressure. Those who consume a lot of vegetable protein have lower blood pressure. Researchers at Imperial College London did a survey on nearly 4700 people fromContinue reading “Vegetable Protein Has One Definite Advantage Over Meat Protein”

Atherosclerosis Symptoms, Causes, prevention and Treatment

By atherosclerosis the inside of the arteries are thickened, hardened and stiffened, causing the space for blood flow to be narrowed or closed. This will decrease the oxygen supply to local or distant tissues. The primary symptom of this is pain, poor organ function and bad general condition. The further consequences are tissue damage, sometimesContinue reading “Atherosclerosis Symptoms, Causes, prevention and Treatment”

You And Your Cholesterol

Are you aware that nearly 107 million Americans have total cholesterol of 200 mg/dL or higher, a level at which cardiovascular risk begins to rise. Mike Flowers of you-and-your-cholesterol.com states that “High Cholesterol and Triglyceride (blood fat) can easily be controlled by following a few simple rules and without giving up some of the pleasuresContinue reading “You And Your Cholesterol”

7 Ways to Make Alkaline Diet Benefit You

The premise of an alkaline diet is that the nutrients found in supplements, alkalizing foods, and water can bring the body back to balance. These vitamins, minerals, and herbs infuse the body with new energy, vitality, and better health. Alkaline foods and water must be consumed in order to provide nutrients the body needs toContinue reading “7 Ways to Make Alkaline Diet Benefit You”

5 Big Reasons to Relieve and Prevent Thyroid Disorder

The thyroid regulates the rate of energy production in the bodys cells. Thyroid disorder reduces the bodys metabolism and makes you feel sluggish. Reason 2 Thyroid disorder also increases your risk of degenerative diseases such as heart disease, cancer and arthritis and your risk of widespread infection. In severe cases, the energy level in theContinue reading “5 Big Reasons to Relieve and Prevent Thyroid Disorder”

10 Ways to Avoid a Heart Attack

A heart attack is known as a Myocardial Infarction. This occurs when the heart muscle is damaged or does not receive enough oxygen. Many cardiac related problems occur due to blockages in arteries that carry purified blood away from the heart to different parts of the body. Another cause is the formation of blood clots.Continue reading “10 Ways to Avoid a Heart Attack”

10 Diet Rules You Can Break

There are actually diet rules out there that are meant to be broken? Yes, recently many dated diet guidelines and myths are up for speculation. Youve probably heard all these silly rules before, but experts weigh-in on the worthiness of these supposed truisms – most of which won’t help you lose weight or make dietingContinue reading “10 Diet Rules You Can Break”

Your Diet And Nutrition Are You An Emotional Eater?

Emotional eater keeps going, and going, and going… Many people suffer from the same eating problems, but among those eating issues, there is on that stands out. Emotional eating. For most people, it is the leading cause of abnormal weight gain, as you end up compensating for your emotional distress by sitting down for aContinue reading “Your Diet And Nutrition Are You An Emotional Eater?”

An Overview of Heart Disease Cardio

Improving Cardiovascular And Mental Health One Step At A Time. One of the most natural things that an individual does every day is to walk. For years, this single act has been linked to improving cardiovascular health. The reason is because, generally, walking is a safe movement that isnt likely to cause injury. New studiesContinue reading “An Overview of Heart Disease Cardio”