Physical activity lowers death risk from heart disease, study says
Physical activity could lower the high rate of death associated with frailty in older people, according to a study conducted in Spain. Source: Physical activity lowers death risk from heart Read more
Why We Eat When We’re Bored | Food & Nutrition | Stone Soup
The first step to breaking this habit is to start ignoring the impulse to reach for food whenever we experience boredom. Source: Why We Eat When We’re Bored | Food & Nutrition | Read more
Almost Half of Americans Are Trying to Lose Weight: CDC
The latest national tally on dieting finds that nearly half of U.S. adults are doing what they can to trim a widening waistline. Source: Almost Half of Americans Are Trying to Lose Weight: Read more
Fact check: does glutamine build muscle?
Glutamine supplementation does not affect body composition, but it may accelerate strength recovery from resistance-training sessions and reduce the occurrence of infections in Read more
MIND Diets To Protect The Mind
MIND diets are said to be important for people who want to protect their cognitive health as they age. This diet is a combination of Mediterranean and DASH diets which are both known to Read more
Immune System Detox
The immune system is required for survival but it is most often neglected until one becomes sick. If the immune system begins to act up it may lead to conditions ranging from cold hands and Read more
5 Ways to Get Started with Intuitive Eating | Food & Nutrition | Stone Soup
If we can practice getting curious about our intentions behind our behaviors we can really start to understand if our behaviors are serving us. Source: 5 Ways to Get Started with Intuitive Read more
‘Metabolic flexibility’ required to achieve, maintain weight loss
BOSTON — Employing the concept of metabolic flexibility — the body’s ability to oxidize the type of fuel that is available — may offer the best hope for curbing obesity, according Read more
Study Reveals Eating A Later Breakfast And Earlier Dinner Can Double Weight Loss
New research conducted by the University of Surrey has found that changing your meal times can reduce body fat. Source: Study Reveals Eating A Later Breakfast And Earlier Dinner Can Double Read more
Gum disease treatment linked to improved blood glucose in type 2 diabetes, study finds
New research suggests that treating gum disease may be a factor in lowering blood glucose levels for people with type 2 diabetes. Healthy gums were also associated with lower risks of Read more
Metformin May Cut AMD Risk in Diabetes
Almost a 50% risk reduction versus nonusers Source: Metformin May Cut AMD Risk in Read more
Keeping Backyard Poultry
Wash your hand after touching chicken and other poultry so you don’t get sick! Learn more. Source: Keeping Backyard Read more
Tools – Diabetes In Control
This section is dedicated to our loyal subscribers. These tools for your practice include charts & hand-held reference cards, instruction sheets for drugs, drug reference guides, Read more
Metformin and Risk For Vitamin B12 Deficiency – Diabetes Self-Management
Metformin (brand names Glucophage, Glucophage XR, Fortamet, Riomet, Glumetza, and others) is a popular and highly effective oral diabetes drug used to help manage Type 2 diabetes. This drug Read more
For Diabetics, Going Vegan May Boost Mood Along With Health
Diabetes is a formidable foe that can tax the bodies and the spirits of people diagnosed with the blood sugar disease. Source: For Diabetics, Going Vegan May Boost Mood Along With Read more
Benicar Side Effects May Include Gluten Intolerance Symptoms
According to Mayo Clinic researchers and the FDA, the common hypertension medication Benicar may cause severe gluten intolerance symptoms in some people. I’ve mentioned this before on Read more
The Cost of Diabetes
The national cost of diabetes in the U.S. in 2012 was more than $245 billion, up from $174 billion in 2007. Source: The Cost of Read more
AHA: Late Meals Linked to HTN, Prediabetes
Risks seen in study of Hispanic and Latino Americans Source: AHA: Late Meals Linked to HTN, Read more
2018 Virtual Symposium: Updates in Inflammation and Secondary CVD Prevention
  Healthcare professionals agree on aggressive therapy for secondary prevention of CVD with statins, the cornerstone of therapy; however, recent focus has been given to the role of Read more
Where ‘Yes! To Affordable Groceries’ Really Means No to a Soda Tax
Coke, PepsiCo and other big beverage companies are the unseen forces (and funders) behind ballot initiatives that would ban taxes on food sales. Source: Where ‘Yes! To Affordable Read more
Gluten-free fix? Treatment would let people with celiac eat gluten
The treatment, Nexvax2, is currently in a phase 2 clinical trial in Australia. Source: Gluten-free fix? Treatment would let people with celiac eat Read more
Why Food Dominated 2017 – Words That Matter – Medium
A founding father of the modern food movement reflects on 2017 and predicts what’s next. Source: Why Food Dominated 2017 – Words That Matter – Read more
Lessons Worth Sharing
Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from Read more
What causes heartburn? – Rusha Modi
Humans have been battling heartburn for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. But recently the incidence has risen, making it a common complaint worldwide. What causes this problem, and how Read more
Big studies give mixed news on fish oil, vitamin D
Taking fish oil or vitamin D? Big studies give long-awaited answers on who does and does not benefit from these popular nutrients. Source: Big studies give mixed news on fish oil, vitamin Read more
VITAL Study: Supplements of Omega-3s or Vitamin D Do Not Reduce CVD or Cancers
In the VITAL study, investigators found that supplementation with omega-3s and vitamin D did not meet the primary endpoint of significantly reducing major cardiovascular events or total Read more
New Physical Activity Guidelines Urge Americans: Move More, Sit Less
After 10 years, the government has updated its physical activity advice. The new message? Every little bit of movement helps you stay healthy and is better than sitting on your couch. Read more
Egg Substitute 101 | Top 31 Substitutes For Eggs | Egg Replacements
The 31 best egg substitutes for baking are egg replacer (Ener-G), flaxseed meal, silken tofu, baking powder, applesauce, vinegar, yogurt, buttermilk, and many more with exact measurements. Read more
Holiday Bright Spots: Food Tips for People with Diabetes
Effective tips for surviving food-focused gatherings, defeating stress, cooking smart, sneaking in exercise, and optimizing sleep. Plus, clever recipes and great book recommendations! Read more
My Life Check – Life’s Simple 7
My Life Check was designed by the American Heart Association to help you learn the state of your heart and what you can do to live a better life. Source: My Life Check – Life’s Read more
Yellow eyelid blobs hint at hidden heart disease
We’ve all seen a few people, like maybe grandpa or grandma, with those little patches of yellowish plaques around the upper and lower eyelids. New research shows these may actually be a Read more
Early weight loss not always indicative of future success
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Weight-loss programs can provide significant benefits, particularly in avoiding weight regain, for those who are consistently engaged long term, according to data Read more
Does depression cause obesity or does obesity cause depression?
Depression and obesity are known to be linked, but science has found the relationship between them hard to unpick. A new study uses genetic data to find answers. Source: Does depression Read more
Even a 2-Minute Walk Counts in New Physical Activity Guidelines
Take the stairs up to your office. Park a little further away from the grocery store. Walk your dog around the block. Carry out the trash. Source: Even a 2-Minute Walk Counts in New Read more