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Take Steps to Walk Away from Diabetes

Take Steps to Walk Away from Diabetes

Losing 5 to 7 percent of a person’s body weight through diet and exercise reduced his or her progression from prediabetes to type 2 diabetes by 58 percent, according to the landmark Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) trial. The study’s participants exercised 30 minutes a day on at least five days

Ask the Experts: Magnesium Supplements

Q. I recently read a magazine article which said that most older adults are deficient in magnesium. Should I be taking a supplement?

A. Magnesium deficiency is actually quite rare in healthy people, since the mineral is abundant in both plant and animal-based foods, and the kidneys limit its excretion if

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