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Lower the risk of diabetes by eating berries


(NaturalHealth365) Around one in ten persons in the United States now has diabetes, and many more have elevated blood sugar levels and prediabetes symptoms. However, eating more berries and receiving the benefits of their health-promoting anthocyanins and flavonoids is proving to be a powerful step toward avoiding this disease. Anthocyanins are the colorful pigments found in plant components such as ... Read More »

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High blood sugar linked to brain shrinkage


(NaturalHealth365) Research has established a direct correlation between a decline in the size of the hippocampus – the memory center of the brain – and overall brain health.  Elevated blood sugar levels have been shown to have a direct relationship with brain shrinkage and resultant problems with memory, learning and cognition. A report by German researchers published in the journal ... Read More »

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Stop diabetes – Discover the underlying causes and solutions


(NaturalHealth365) The chronic blood sugar imbalances generated by diabetes – a disease which affects 29.1 million Americans – can trigger serious and even life-threatening conditions, such as blindness, neuropathy, kidney damage, heart disease, stroke and cancer. Western medicine, with its woefully inadequate nutritional advice and toxic drug ‘therapies’ fail to properly address the situation. But, integrative medicine offers a better ... Read More »

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Blood sugar spikes increase heart attack risk


(NaturalHealth365) Temporary rises in blood sugar after meals are normal. But researchers are finding that blood sugar “spikes,” in which glucose levels rise dramatically and stay elevated for several hours, are linked to increased risk of serious disease – and can raise your chances of a heart attack. The good news: reducing your blood sugar levels after meals can help ... Read More »

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Prevent diabetes with simple changes to cooking methods


(NaturalHealth365) It turns out that food preparation and cooking methods play a major role in how healthy food is for you. Foods that are minimally processed or cooked help to prevent diabetes and lower glucose, control weight and promote longevity. By contrast, studies have shown that foods cooked or processed at high temperatures cause the release of harmful advanced glycation ... Read More »

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Balance your blood sugar without toxic drugs


(NaturalHealth365) With over 29 million Americans currently suffering from diabetes – and a staggering 86 million with blood sugar high enough to be classed as “prediabetes” – this health issue has reached epidemic proportions.  Even the slow-to-respond CDC states that 15 to 30 percent of those with prediabetes will go on to develop type 2 diabetes within 5 years, unless ... Read More »

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Elevated insulin levels trigger more aggressive and metastatic cancers


(NaturalHealth365) Elevated insulin and diabetes are more common than ever in the United States. In fact, according to 2012 data, over 29 million Americans – nearly 10 percent of the population – are afflicted with diabetes. Prediabetes symptoms including elevated insulin levels affected a staggering 86 million Americans in 2012, and this number is higher today.  On top of that, ... Read More »

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Type 2 diabetes triggered by common food processing technique


(NaturalHealth365) Recent Australian studies have yielded startling information about diabetes and its causes. Some of the most common food processing techniques have been found to correlate with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes. The food processing techniques in question tend to use direct heat as a primary treatment source. Studies led by researchers from Monash University and the University ... Read More »

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High blood sugar can have damaging effects on the brain


(NaturalHealth365) Diabetes and high blood sugar is at epidemic proportions in the U.S. According to the CDC, around 29 million Americans – 9.3 percent of the population – have diabetes, which is characterized by high blood sugar. Excess blood sugar can lead to a host of health issues including heart and kidney disease as well as eye issues (including blindness) ... Read More »

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Gut bacteria linked to the development of type 2 diabetes


(NaturalHealth365) The intestinal environment plays a larger role in bodily function and health than just digesting food. Immunity begins in the gut and any decreases in health-promoting microbes can negatively impact the body’s immune system and therefore, the body’s ability to ward off disease. But research now shows that gut bacteria can also provide clues as to whether or not ... Read More »

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Prevent diabetes: Mulberry leaf stops blood sugar spikes

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(NaturalHealth365) An alarming 80 percent of American adults have blood glucose levels that are out of the safe and healthy range. The longer one waits to address blood sugar issues, the higher the odds of becoming diabetic. Diabetes can in turn lead to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer, kidney failure and blindness. The effects of consuming even ... Read More »

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Oregano and rosemary lower blood sugar and prevent diabetes


(NaturalHealth365) Diabetes, which currently affects more than 8 percent of the American population, is increasing at an unprecedented rate. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the incidence of this disease skyrocketed over the last three decades, rising 176 percent in the years 1980 through 2011. Now, more than ever, a need for safe and effective treatment exists, and researchers ... Read More »

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