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Diabetes Care

People who have diabetes, whether it is the most common type 2 diabetes, type 1 diabetes, or gestational diabetes, need current, well-researched information on all aspects of the disease. Emaxhealth has expert reporters who provide articles on the latest research as well as important lifestyle guidelines regarding all forms of diabetes.

3 dessert recipes, free of artificial sweeteners, to avoid weight gain and diabetes

dessert recipes to avoid weight gain and diabetes

The CDC estimates that 1/3 of adult Americans are obese and over 29 million Americans have diabetes. But you don’t have to miss out, if you like a sweet treat, because there are alternatives to artificial sweeteners, which recently have been linked to weight gain, obesity, and diabetes. So, here are 3 desert recipes free of artificial sweeteners.

How to Stop Stress Eating; Feeding Your Body and Not Your Emotions

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Everyone eats for comfort now and then. Maybe it is when you’ve had a stressful day at work, or at home with the children. Maybe it’s after an upsetting argument with your significant other. Perhaps you’re most likely to stress eat on the days when you are particularly hormonal. Whatever the case, emotional eating can quickly derail your health goals, or even cause you to gain weight.

Get the Benefits of Turmeric with this Delicious Turmeric Latte Recipe

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You have likely heard the buzz about turmeric. This cousin of ginger, common in Indian cooking may be the most effective nutritional supplement you can add to your diet. Keep reading for my recipe for a delicious turmeric latte that you will want to drink every day.

Recognize These Symptoms of High Blood Sugar

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In the United States alone, more than 29 million people are living with diabetes, and 86 million are living with prediabetes, a serious health condition that increases a person’s risk of type 2 diabetes and other chronic diseases. Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas is no longer able to make insulin, or when the body cannot make good use of the insulin it produces. Insulin is a hormone produced in the pancreas that acts like a key to let glucose from the food we eat pass from the blood stream into the cells in the body to produce energy. All carbohydrate foods are broken down into glucose in the blood. Insulin helps glucose get into the cells.

Study Finds New Hope: Broccoli Extract Could Treat Type 2 Diabetes

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Diabetes is an ever-growing health crisis. Worldwide, over 300 million people suffer from Type 2 (formerly called “adult onset”) diabetes, and those numbers continue to rise. Researchers in Sweden have identified a compound in your mom’s favorite crunchy green vegetable that may change how we treat diabetes.

Moringa Oleifera plant is anti- diabetic and anti- obesity, according to multiple animal studies

 Moringa Oleifera plant is anti- diabetic and anti- obesity, according to multiple animal studies

This one plant called Moringa Oleifera plant, also known, as drumstick tree or horseradish tree has been scientifically proven to have anti-diabetic and anti-obesity capabilities. Keep reading to know more about what scientists observed!

How Colder Temperatures Improve Glucose Metabolism For Diabetics

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New research as found that exposure to mildly cold or warm environments that are higher or lower than room temperature — about 70 degrees F — speeds metabolism, according to a new study out of the Netherlands “thereby targeting obesity and by counterbalancing excess energy intake,” The bonus takeaway was improved glucose metabolism in colder temperature for diabetics.

Simple trick for treating diabetes and weight loss that is as good as drugs and exercise

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Research now suggests just changing your indoor temperature setting could help regulate blood sugar and tackle major metabolic diseases. Scientists say the effect on treating type 2 diabetes is as beneficial as exercising and medication to control blood sugar and improve insulin sensitivity.

5 recipes that will help you manage and halt diabetic retinopathy (DR)

5 recipes that will help you manage and halt diabetic retinopathy (DR)

The idea that diabetic retinopathy can be managed or stopped on its tracks through nutrition, is good news. Since, blood vessels in the retina of DR sufferers become damaged overtime, and this may lead to blindness. The foods that will help you manage and halt diabetic retinopathy need to be rich in two carotenoids called: lutein and zeaxanthin, because they both act in the retina.

Nutritional therapy can halt the development of diabetic retinopathy, confirms eye expert

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Dr. Pawan Gupta, a vitreo – retina specialist, believes that nutritional therapy can halt the development of diabetic retinopathy, but its efficacy depends on how far along the disease has progressed. While he agrees that Nutritional therapy is beneficial to those suffering from diabetes. He said that: “ nutritional therapy has a role if the disease has not set in.” But, once diabetic retinopathy has set in “… the therapy has only an adjuvant role.”

How Turmeric Shows Great Promise as a Natural Remedy for the Prevention and Healing of Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

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The popular natural remedy and anti-inflammatory ingredient curcumin, found in turmeric, has been shown in studies to vastly improve, and in some cases prevent type 2 diabetes and it's associated symptoms, though further research has been lined-up.

Science Comes Clean About The Dangers Of High Protein Diets And Applauds Fruit

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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is thought to be the most common chronic liver disease in the Western world. Now, a European study confirms that high protein diets cause non-alcoholic fatty liver, type 2 diabetes and that fructose (natural sugar from fruit) is not the cause of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

The Myth Of The High Protein Diet And What It Really Means For Diabetics

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It is a little known fact that if you ate only protein, you would starve to death. Conversely, if you eat high amounts of protein, while keeping carbohydrates in your diet low, you’re still starving yourself, only at a much slower rate. A high protein is what many people who want slim down turn to, particularly diabetics, much to the detriment of their health. That being said, high protein should be among the foods to avoid for diabetes,

Chronic Dehydration Spells Trouble For Diabetics Who Follow A High Protein, Low Carb Diet

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Thickened blood spells trouble for diabetics who are chronically dehydrated due to their recommended dietary habits. It's important to find ways to bring foods into the diet that are hydrating in order to avoid vascular, heart, kidney and liver conditions that complicate the disease.

3 Super Easy Ways Diabetics Can Eat More Fruit

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Not surprisingly a vicious rumor has been spread that fruit is taboo for diabetics. This rumor has run rampant in the medical community because fruit has a tendency to raise blood sugar levels in diabetics for short periods of time. For this reason, diabetics needlessly suffer with a number of diet-related conditions that have come to be accepted as complications of the disease. Symptoms such as constipation, anxiety, GERD, indigestion, weight gain, kidney problems, eye issues and fatty liver have become part and parcel with being diabetic. Many, if not most of these accepted conditions are attributed to the physiological stress of eating the high protein, low carbohydrate diet suggested by many nutritionists and medical practitioners – but hey, the blood sugar is under control.

How To Get Past The Taste Of Dandelion Root and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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Dandelion herb benefits are innumerable. Many see dandelions as an unsightly addition to their front lawn without ever knowing how powerfully healing they can be for the liver, which is a major cause of type 2 diabetes and other diseases. Relatively little research has been done on this bitter herb that grows liberally in your garden, and yet has the power to heal you on so many levels. The time has come to bring dandelion herb benefits to light.

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