Tag: obesity and diabetes

Newsbites: Sugary Drinks; Calorie Counts; Energy Drinks; Veggies

Calculating Human Toll of Sugary Drinks
Consumption of sugary drinks may lead to an estimated 184,000 adult deaths each year worldwide, according to research recently published in the journal Circulation. “Many countries in the world have a significant number of deaths occurring from a single dietary factor—sugar-sweetened beverages,” says Dariush Mozaffarian,

4. Spices and Herbs

Flavor Your Plate
If you’d like to add a bit of pizazz to healthy, nutrient-dense whole foods such as vegetables and legumes, be creative and sprinkle on some spices and herbs. These seasonings generally cost only pennies per serving and can help you cut back on the fat, sugar, and salt

Health Repercussions from Climate Change: What We Can Do

Climate change not only damages the natural environment, but also leads to negative repercussions for your health, according to a review of data published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Sept. 22, 2014.
Researchers from the University of Wisconsin (UW) predicted that if current weather trends continue, health problems

Diagnosis and Management of Diabetes Can Reduce Toll on Brain

An estimated 25.8 million Americans have type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus, (diabetes), and 7 million of them remain undiagnosed, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

These statistics are alarming not only because of the serious threats to physical health associated with diabetes—including heart disease, stroke,

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