The nervous system can be thought of like a tree, with the spinal cord as the trunk and the peripheral nerves of the feet as the tiniest branches. And, just as those miniscule limbs are easily broken by the elements, so too can the small nerves in the feet be damaged
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Foods high in carbohydrates have been vilified by many popular fad diets, and they continue to get a lot of negative press. But your body needs carbs to function optimally—the key is eating the right kinds of carbs.
“In reality, carbs are the main source of fuel for your brain and
Controlling type 2 diabetes requires spot-checking blood sugar, including after you eat. “The highest blood sugars of the day tend to be after meals,” says Richard Siegel, MD, an endocrinologist and co-director of the Diabetes and Lipid Center at Tufts Medical Center. Blood sugar spikes—temporary high readings—after meals can be
The experience of fatigue and other low blood sugar symptoms 2 to 4 hours after a high-carb meal may be a warning sign that you have prediabetes. This phenomenon, despite how common it is, is not normal, nor is it healthy.
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Q. I recently started using a statin. I haven’t had muscle pains, but should I be concerned about the drug raising my blood sugar?
A. All medications and over-the-counter supplements have possible side effects, and the benefits of a treatment need to be weighed against the side effects. Statins not
It may seem challenging to follow a healthy diet when your grocery budget is limited, but finding nutritious foods that also stretch your dollars is easier than you think.
“Many people think eating healthy is unattainable on a budget, but with a few simple tips and strategies, they can definitely eat
Q. Is sea salt better than regular salt?
A. Sea salt and table salt have the same basic nutritional value, despite the fact that sea salt is often promoted as being healthier. Sea salt may contain various minerals, however the levels are nutritionally insignificant and influence only the taste and color
The typical American breakfast is a nutrition nightmare, zapping your energy and altering your appetite! Instead, use these healthy breakfast ideas for nutritious and delicious foods that will boost your energy levels and help curb cravings.
The statistics are alarming! As many as one in 33 children and one in 8 adolescents have clinical depression. Suicide is the third leading cause of death for ages 10 to 24. Clinical or major depression is the top cause of disability…