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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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The Hidden Danger of Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Diabetes, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

Mainstream medicine’s top weapons against inflammation are glucocorticoid drugs. They include cortisone and prednisone. 

These drugs are also called steroids. But they aren’t the kind that give you muscle. Instead, they change your metabolism to tamp down inflammation.

Doctors prescribe them for a wide variety of conditions. They include autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, colitis, psoriasis, and eczema.

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One Fruit Extract Boosts Insulin Sensitivity

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

Avocados have become the darling of the natural health world. For good reason. They’re loaded with heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, fiber, antioxidants, and potassium.

The avocado is a unique fruit, in that it boosts your body’s absorption of fat-soluble nutrients…including vitamins A, K, D, and E. If you add avocado oil to a salad or salsa, it will actually make the food you’re eating more nutritious.

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A Drink a Day Helps Diabetics

In All Health Watch, Diabetes, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

The number of Americans dying from diabetes is skyrocketing. Diabetes deaths in the U.S. have increased 71% since 1990.[1] 

You might be surprised to learn that high blood sugar is not what typically kills diabetics.

Heart attacks take the lives of about 60% of people with diabetes. Strokes kill another 25%.[2]

That’s why a new study is so important.

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