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Are you making this blood sugar control mistake?

diabetes, foodFour years ago my doctor told me I was borderline diabetic and could be looking at long-term daily medication for type 2 diabetes. I was shocked. It couldn’t be true, could it?

I thought I had my health in control, for the most part – working out with cardio and weights in my condo gym on a regular … Read More

These common food combinations could be making you sick

digestion, proteinIt is very common to eat several different food groups together when we eat our meals.

Most of us are trying to make an effort to balance our diet by including protein, fruits and vegetables, and grains and other good starches. However, striking the right balance can be tricky.

There are certain foods that digest very differently and … Read More

These common foods are killing your sense of smell?

diet, smellCould filling yourself with high-fat foods lead you to lose your sense of smell?

Well, neuroscientists seem to think so. They are finding out how exactly your diet impacts your nose!

One more reason to eat healthy.

In a study by Florida State University (FSU), funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and published in the Journal Read More

Why it’s so important to keep your cholesterol in check

CANCER, CHOLESTEROLHow healthy is your cholesterol? Along with the damage potential it has on your cardiovascular system, new research has found that cholesterol may play a role in a cellular pathway linked to cancer.

Cholesterol has been associated with cancer in previous research; one 2014 study from the United Kingdom linked women with high cholesterol to increased risk of … Read More

5 old wives’ tales put to the test

health tips, treamentCalling something an “old wives’ tale” isn’t usually seen as a compliment – rather, it’s meant to be dismissive.

But considering how long some of these tales have endured, perhaps there is something to them after all. You may have heard these from your own mother or grandmother way back when…

Here are five popular health tips that … Read More

Surprising cause of blood clots and irregular heartbeats

heart, heart problemsWe can’t survive without the heart, but that doesn’t mean we know everything about how it works. New research has uncovered a surprising cause for heart problems like blood clots and irregular heartbeats: Air pollution.

Dirty air already has been established as a cause behind heart problems. The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada says that heart attacks, … Read More

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