The Cure for Type 2 Diabetes Rests in the Power of the Patient

A recent study has shown that Type 2 diabetes can be cured in just 4 months with diet and exercise. Imagine that - no drugs needed, all the power is in the hands of the patient! Simply by counting calories and exercising, one can get their insulin under control. And don't forget about avoiding sugars … Continue reading The Cure for Type 2 Diabetes Rests in the Power of the Patient

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Check This Out: Ability to stand without support is a reliable longevity predictor

Can you get off the floor without using your hands? If not it may be time to start working on it. Scientists have found that our ability to get up off the floor without using our hands for support was a good enough indicator of overall health to predict our longevity over the next 6 … Continue reading Check This Out: Ability to stand without support is a reliable longevity predictor

Not moving enough is almost as bad as smoking, study says.

A 45-year study out of Sweden has found that a life long habit of low levels of aerobic exercise predicts death risk. In terms of lifestyle factors that contribute to a shortened lifespan, lack of exercise is second only to smoking. Considering that aerobic exercise essentially trains your heart and lungs, improves the circulation of oxygen and … Continue reading Not moving enough is almost as bad as smoking, study says.

Don’t believe weight loss is all calories?

This nutrition professor set out to prove pure calorie counting is what matters most in weight loss. And he did - by losing 27 pounds on a strict diet of Twinkies and junk food. Simply by creating a caloric deficit, the professor created the right conditions to result in the shedding of body fat. The truth is, … Continue reading Don’t believe weight loss is all calories?

Another case of profits over public health.

For years we've been told we should reduce our fat intake, and that there is nothing to worry about when it comes to sugar. As we are beginning to see now, this couldn't be farther from the truth. Personally I am not a proponent of ketogenic or high-fat-low-carb diets, but sugar is a terrible culprit … Continue reading Another case of profits over public health.