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Losing weight can reverse diabetes without drugs

Losing weight can reverse diabetes without drugs

The other half were taken off drugs and put on a strict diet of no more than 853 calories a day for three months, eating only diet shakes or soups. After this first intense stage, other food was reintroduced into their daily diets and they were supported in their weight loss efforts by health professionals, … Continue reading Losing weight can reverse diabetes without drugs

The 3 Biggest Nutritional Dieting Myths

The 3 Biggest Nutritional Dieting Myths

When it comes to healthy eating tips and dieting, it's hard to keep up with the latest fads and result-promising crazes that trend in the wellness world on a daily basis. Since there's no lack of “expert advice” to help you achieve your health goal, it has become more and more difficult to determine which is … Continue reading The 3 Biggest Nutritional Dieting Myths

Is It Time to Update the Algorithm for Diabetes Treatment?

Is It Time to Update the Algorithm for Diabetes Treatment?

The sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors (SGLT-2) are the newest class of anti-diabetic medications on the market. These agents cause weight loss and lower blood pressure, which are two important factors in promoting cardiovascular health. The major study (EMPA-REG OUTCOME) focused on … Continue reading Is It Time to Update the Algorithm for Diabetes Treatment?

Fitness advice: Personal trainer Harry Thomas tackles the myths surrounding the least important …

Fitness advice: Personal trainer Harry Thomas tackles the myths surrounding the least important …

There are lots of other factors, but the one constant is that if you over-eat, you will gain weight. Conversely, eating less than you burn is the constant factor in weight-loss. Breakfast is very subjective, but the key thing to remember is that if you want and enjoy it, continue eating it. If you don't, then you … Continue reading Fitness advice: Personal trainer Harry Thomas tackles the myths surrounding the least important …

Victoria's Gift of Good Food program, a holiday offering for the whole year

Victoria's Gift of Good Food program, a holiday offering for the whole year

When you hear stories of kids that not only learn about fruits and vegetables, but get excited about them and how to make them and are eating them consistently through the whole year, that's the best, she says. We've had stories of weight loss and confidence boosting, they do better in school and they … Continue reading Victoria's Gift of Good Food program, a holiday offering for the whole year

Low-salt, heart-healthy dash diet as effective as drugs for some adults with high blood pressure

Low-salt, heart-healthy dash diet as effective as drugs for some adults with high blood pressure

A study of more than 400 adults with prehypertension, or stage 1 high blood pressure, found that combining a low-salt diet with the heart-healthy DASH diet substantially lowers systolic blood pressure — the top number in a blood pressure test — especially in people with higher baseline systolic readings. Continue reading Low-salt, heart-healthy dash diet as effective as drugs for some adults with high blood pressure

Ep 122: Q&A! – Ketone Supplements, Dieting on a Budget, Nutrition Before a Meet/Comp, Intra …

Ep 122: Q&A! – Ketone Supplements, Dieting on a Budget, Nutrition Before a Meet/Comp, Intra …

In Todays Q & A Episode: – Are Ketone Supplements Worth Investing In? All Hype or Legit Supp? – How To Maintain A Good Diet On A Budget. Continue reading Ep 122: Q&A! – Ketone Supplements, Dieting on a Budget, Nutrition Before a Meet/Comp, Intra …

Dieting, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mortality by BMJ talk medicine

Dieting, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mortality by BMJ talk medicine

We know that adults with obesity have an increased risk of premature mortality, cardiovascular disease, some cancers, type 2 diabetes, and many other diseases. However, the effect of dieting on 3 of those outcomes (cancer, cvd, and mortality) is surprisingly little studied. However a new systematic … Continue reading Dieting, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mortality by BMJ talk medicine