One of the biggest challenges many people face when they find out they have diabetes is figuring out what they can eat and when. Fortunately, healthy eating when you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes (or prediabetes) isn’t substantially different from how we all should eat. Diabetes-friendly meals feature
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When you have a chronic health condition or are at increased risk of a chronic disease, such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, or celiac disease, it’s natural to focus on foods you should limit or avoid. However, you’ll likely find eating more enjoyable if you shift your attention to substituting
MCI to Dementia
Progressing from MCI to dementia means the difference between forgetting names, dates, or what you intended to buy at the supermarket, and having significant trouble functioning in your day-to-day life. The progression of MCI to dementia can alter many aspects of who you are, including your memory, personality
A harbinger of spring, the name asparagus (asparagaceae) comes from an old Greek word meaning “stalk or shoot.” The plant is a member of the lily family, which originated in the eastern Mediterranean where it still grows wild. Asparagus was used in traditional medicine to treat all manner of
Among people with diabetes, women have a greater risk than men of developing vascular dementia, according to an analysis of 14 studies with more than 2.3 million participants.
Vascular dementia is a decline in cognitive function caused by reduced blood flow to the brain. Having diabetes was associated with a higher
Keeping a food journal is inexpensive and easy—and it can help you attain several health goals, such as losing weight, managing diabetes or hypertension, and identifying the source of intestinal symptoms.
“Keeping a food journal is a pretty standard recommendation dietitians have been making for ages. One of the reasons it
Full of antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, and minerals, cactus is packed with important nutrients, and one of the unexpected cactus benefits is blood sugar control.
Being aware of your state of health is essential to practicing natural medicine; it allows you to take early action to avoid disease and injury.