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
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Protein may be associated with body-builders, but seniors need sufficient amounts in their diet, too. Protein helps to slow declining muscle mass, regulate blood-sugar levels, speed up wound healing, and strengthen the immune system.
“Protein also is a building block for most body structures, such as skin, organs, and bones,” says
An astonishing 40% of US adults will develop diabetes in their lifetime.1 Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that results primarily from abdominal obesity, which leads to resistance to the hormone insulin. Poorly controlled type 2 diabetes is associated with a shockingly wide range of life-threatening complications, including