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1,000 Steps Does This to Your Body

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular, Weight Loss by Ambar Jones0 Comments

Professor Neil Alexander of the University of Leeds was a world-renowned pioneer in the study of biomechanics. This is the science of how living things move.

He noted that humans are the only mammals who walk on two legs (some apes do it for short periods of time).[1] [2] [3]

“Walking,” he said, “is the exercise man is naturally meant to do.”

The earliest doctors recognized this.

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5 Best Ways to Lower Inflammation

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cancer, Cognitive Health, Diabetes, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

What’s the biggest health scourge America faces today? 

Heart disease is a good answer. It kills more Americans than anything else. 

Cancer comes in a close second. 

Alzheimer’s is another good guess, especially since there is nothing doctors can do to stop it or even slow it down. 

Diabetes is also terrible and has reached epidemic proportions. Nearly half of American adults now have prediabetes or full-blown diabetes. 

The truth is, there’s one health condition that is far worse than any of these.

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One Food Helps You Make Up for a Lifetime of Health Mistakes

In All Health Watch, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Diabetes, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

Health regrets? Most of us have a few. 

Maybe you were a smoker. Maybe you didn’t exercise enough or eat right. 

And now that you’re older, it’s catching up to you. 

Not only is your body out of shape, your mind is not as sharp as it used to be. 

New research shows that one food can help seniors overcome a lifetime of health sins to delay brain aging.

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Need to Control Blood Sugar? There’s a Drink for That

In All Health Watch, Diabetes, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

Nearly half of American adults have prediabetes or full-blown diabetes.[1]

Millions of them take drugs to keep their blood sugar stable. But given the choice, it’s a good bet most would prefer not to have to take medications. 

A new study shows there may be a highly effective natural solution.

The research comes from the University of British Columbia. Investigators had obese subjects at risk for type 2 diabetes drink a ketone beverage in the morning.

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The Antidote to a Failed New Year’s Diet

In All Health Watch, Diabetes, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Weight Loss by Garry Messick0 Comments

As we head into the New Year, many of us have made resolutions to eat healthier. 

Perhaps we want to lose weight. Or we want to lower our blood pressure or cholesterol. 

But staying on a healthy diet is easier said than done. Perhaps you’ve already fallen off the wagon. If so, you’re not alone.

One study found that 95% of people fail to stay on their diets long enough to make a difference to their health.

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Drinking One Type of Coffee Cuts Diabetes Risk by 60%

In All Health Watch, Diabetes, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Coffee used to be a guilty pleasure. That’s because for decades, doctors told us it caused heart problems. 

This goes back to a 1946 study. Researchers at Johns Hopkins found that people who drank lots of coffee had a 300% higher risk of heart disease.[1] 

It turns out the research was nonsense. The scientists didn’t control for smoking.

Back in the day, many people drank coffee while smoking cigarettes.

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