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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 Messick2 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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