diabetes

White Or Brown Rice?

It's fairly common knowledge that brown rice is healthier to eat than white rice, even though brown rice has more calories. On average brown rice has 248 calories per cup compared to white rice's 204 calories. But brown rice has more fiber, roughly 3.2 grams per cup compared to 0.6 grams in white...
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Eating Alone May Be Dangerous For Your Health

Next time you see someone eating alone you may want to pull up a chair and sit with them. A new report shows that eating alone may put people at an increased risk for heart disease and diabetes. The study found the risks are greater in men than women but in short, people eating alone two to three...
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Smart Tattoo Ink Changes Color To Alert You Of Health

Tattoos are spiritual, fashionable and now a potential lifesaver! Researchers at Harvard and MIT have created "smart ink" technology that can alter its color based on your body's health. In essence, it's a mood ring for your health. The ink works by interacting with the body’s chemistry, changing...
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Study Says The New Stereotype of Americans Is Being Overweight

How does the rest of the world view Americans? As overweight. Researchers from the University of Washington analyzed 10 studies where a total of 1,000 college students were shown pictures of people of different races and asked to gauge their country of residence. It found that the pictures of...
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The Dangers Of Too Much Sleep

Too much of anything can be bad and that goes for sleep too. While most Americans do not get enough sleep, there are the lucky few that get more than enough shut eye. But it isn't a rosy picture with a new report stating that getting too much sleep can increase your chances of having nightmares...
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Climate Controlled Living May Be Harmful For Those With Diabetes

An interesting new study has been released that links room temperature with type 2 diabetes. It suggest that our modern living environment of constant temperatures negatively affect our body’s sensitivity to insulin. With central heating and air conditioning units more common than ever in homes,...
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Climate Controlled Living May Be Harmful For Those With Diabetes

An interesting new study has been released that links room temperature with type 2 diabetes. It suggest that our modern living environment of constant temperatures negatively affect our body’s sensitivity to insulin. With central heating and air conditioning units more common than ever in homes,...
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A Small Change To Your Diet Coudl Cut Your Risk Of heart Disease Almost In Half

We often talk about how small changes in your life can pay big dividends. Experts say that small changes, like avoiding processed meat, could save billions of dollars in healthcare costs and help achieve crucial environmental protection goals. Many times we're told to eat healthier but that is...
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Sitting All Day Can Speed Up The Aging Process By Eight Years

Want to slow down the aging process? Stand up and do it more often. Women who sit more than ten hours a day can speed up the aging process up as much as 8 years because of premature ageing of cells in your body. That can lead to increased risk of cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Scientists...
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Rotten Eggs May Benefit Those with Heart Disease Caused By Diabetes

Rotten eggs may have finally found some respect as researchers say the gas given off by rotten eggs could stop heart disease in people with diabetes. Scientist have found that hydrogen sulphide, the stink of rotten eggs and kid's stink bombs, seems to repair damage done to cells caused by prolonged...
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