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  • Diet rich in walnuts can help fight type 2 diabetes

    Diabetes-Healthy-WalnutsA new study conducted by researchers at Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center in Connecticut found that adding walnuts to a diet can help adults curb type 2 diabetes and heart disease. According to the study authors, walnuts contain certain nutrients and antioxidants that can counter the effects of cell damage, also known as endothelial dysfunction.

  • Skin drug could help treat type 1 diabetes

    Diabetes-Psoriasis-DrugA new study has shown that a drug used to treat a skin condition called psoriasis could help people with type 1 diabetes manage their blood sugar levels. The study was published in the most recent issue of The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.

  • Effects of stress and negative thoughts on your health

    While some forms of acute or short-term stress may stimulate your body and improve some aspects of health, ongoing and chronic stress may have dangerous health repercussions. Negative thinking causes changes in neurotransmitters and hormones, and impacts the health of the heart, immune system, brain, endocrine system, and digestion, as well as a person's overall risk of mortality.…

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  • Restricting Food Choices Does Not Help People Lose Weight

    Limiting the variety of junk food choices available to dieters does not improve their weight loss. This finding, reported by Hollie A. Raynor and colleagues from the University of Tennessee, in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, has important implications for people trying to lose weight.…

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  • Green Tea and Weight Loss

    If you are looking for a single magic bullet to improve the way you look and feel, it would have to be green tea. Green tea is a dense source of antioxidants known as catechins, which have been proven to be bioactive in the body following ingestion.…

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