Sugar (Diabetic) Issues? (LINKS COLLAGE )

“On insulin shots the rest of your life? I don’t think so. Leave the doctors alone…it’s not only treatable but curable; but you have to be committed. ”

Scientists find Ayurvedic medicine can help treat Type 2 diabetes

Treating Type 2 diabetes with this traditional Thai herbal extract

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Powerful naturopathic solutions for diabetes

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TCM herb found to be effective at treating pancreatitis


New study on aspirin has contradictory results, finding both increased and decreased risks for use in diabetic patients



Portion control: Eat your fruit, don’t drink it; study finds consumption of fruit juice contributes to weight gain (LINK)

“Fruits are really meant to be eaten, not drunk. That’s the conclusion of a recently released study that found out drinking 100 percent fruit juice contributed to weight gain instead of weight loss. The Seattle-based researchers recommended people eat whole fruits if they want to really shed some pounds, reported a Newswisearticle…….”


Zinc deficiency: The top signs and symptoms explained (LINK)

“It is estimated that 17.3 percent of the global population suffer from a zinc deficiency. That may not seem like a large number until one considers the caution that comes with this conclusion: Health professionals themselves do not fully know the extent of the problem.

Zinc deficiency studies have largely been based on the prevalence of child stunting, estimates of dietary intakes, and the availability of zinc from the food supply, according to a 2015 study entitled, The Epidemiology of Global Micronutrient Deficiencies published in the Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism. Thus, the percentage of people who suffer from a lack of zinc may actually be higher. According to the paper, “deficiency in zinc is thought to be one of the primary causes of morbidity in developing countries and, yet, surprisingly little is known about the status of the world.”………..”


Blue Light From Cell Phones Are Making People Blind, Say Researchers (w OTHER LINKS)

Blue Light Is Making Us Blind, Say Researchers

Our addiction to screens isn’t just hurting our social lives or nature – it’s making us physically blind.

Molecules that we need to be able to see, called retinal, turn into cell killers when they interact with blue light, researchers have just discovered.

University of Toledo researchers made a shocking discovery that the “blue light” emanating from our smartphones and other screens is literally doing permanent damage to our vision. 



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The perfect morning or pre-workout smoothie (recipeS)

There’s a multitude of factors that can make it hard for people to get up and going in the morning. Late nights, poor sleep, early mornings, less daylight, and well, hating your job are just a few. It’s no surprise people reach for a coffee in the morning, especially in the cooler seasons, to get their day started. For some, it’s that one ray of light they get each day.

For fitness enthusiasts, whether it is first thing in the morning or after work, your energy usually isn’t booming and you certainly could use some extra energy to avoid mailing it in at the gym and just going through the motions.

Goods news – this smoothie has you both covered………”


Make your own healthier gluten-free sweet biscuits with soybean okara, rice bran, and broken rice

Researchers continue to develop food products using ingredients that will add additional nutritional values to the end product. In a study published in the journal Food Science and Technology, researchers developed gluten-free sweet biscuits with soybean okara, rice bran, and broken rice………”


Often called the “king of medicine,” the myrobalan can help overweight people improve their joint function (LINK)

“The myrobalan is known in history as “Buddha’s chosen herb,” primarily because of its multiple therapeutic uses. The tropical fruit, which is native to South Asia, has been an ingredient in both Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine. In a study published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, researchers have validated the usefulness of myrobalan in improving joint mobility in healthy overweight patients.

The results of the study are encouraging, especially to those who are looking to lose weight but are hesitant because of potential pain after their workout. This remains one of the main reasons why overweight people hesitate to begin training………..”



Prevent periodontal disease with the myrobalan, a native fruit of South Asia

“You don’t hear a lot of talk about periodontal disease, but it is actually more common than you may think. A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine discusses how the ethanol extracts of the myrobalan(Terminalia chebula) (EETC) can be used to remedy the problem.

Periodontal disease is a broad term referring to an infection in the structures surrounding your teeth. These include your gums, the alveolar bone, and the periodontal ligament. There are two stages of periodontal disease: gingivitis and the more severe periodontitis.

Gingivitis is referred to as the initial stage of periodontal disease. It mainly affects the gums, causing inflammation, swelling, redness, and bleeding in the margins around the teeth……….”




Researchers say that being exposed to cold temperatures for long periods could reduce the risk of obesity and Type 2 diabetes (LINK)

“Exposure to cold temperatures for long periods of time was found to reduce the risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the journal Nature Communications. This link between temperature and obesity and diabetes risks is believed to be influenced by the way temperature affects the role of fat cells in the body……..”

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