Diabetes, also known as diabetes mellitus, is the name of a group of diseases in which the body is unable to properly utilize blood sugar (glucose) for energy. There are three primary forms of diabetes—type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes—and, in each case, the body is unable
Studies show a ketogenic diet can slow and even reverse symptoms of memory loss and cognitive impairment throughout all the dementia stages. You might be asking, “What is a ketogenic diet?” A ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, and low-carbohydrate diet that produces ketones – compounds the body can use
We still need more research on coconut oil for memory loss, but studies show that the type of fats in coconut oil (medium chain triglycerides) help those with Alzheimer’s carry out activities of daily living for a longer time.
Although some people use exercise to help reduce risk of disease, it also can be an important way to help you manage a chronic disease, including preserving your independence and ability to do other activities you enjoy. Although starting a new physical activity regimen may be intimidating at first,
The news is out! Coconut oil is hailed as the next super food in a jar, promising everything from weight loss to protection against Alzheimer’s disease. While coconut oil has been used as part of the traditional diet in some Asian countries for years, the evidence to support the list
Diabetic shock emergencies occur either when your blood glucose level becomes dangerously low (hypoglycemia) or when it becomes dangerously high (hyperglycemia).
Hypoglycemia, or low blood glucose, can occur in diabetics for a variety of reasons. It can be the result of simply having skipped a meal or having exercised too
The Ketogenic, Atkins, and South Beach diets. These diets are all examples of the trendy low-carbohydrate, high-protein eating plans that claim you’ll lose lots of weight in little time. If you are eating less than 20 grams of carbohydrate a day, you’re following a ketogenic diet. Carbs are the body’s
It’s easy to think of your digestive system and your cardiovascular system as two distinct parts of your body with little influence on each other. But of course, what you eat can impact your weight, your blood pressure (especially if your diet is salty) and your cholesterol. Healthy circulation is
Research Demonstrates the Link Between Your Gut and Heart
Two Cleveland Clinic studies investigate the role of gut bacteria and how bariatric surgery may raise the risk of diabetic ketoacidosis.
It’s easy to think of your digestive system and your cardiovascular system as two distinct parts of your body with little
The ketogenic diet benefits conditions ranging from epilepsy to Alzheimer’s disease. To follow the diet, use this ketogenic diet food list.