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Are You a Type 2 Diabetic? Protect Your Heart

Are You a Type 2 Diabetic? Protect Your Heart

If you’re a type 2 diabetic, you face a greater risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, and stroke. And, a type 2 diabetic has a 70 percent greater likelihood of dying from cardiovascular disease versus a non-diabetic, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

But recent evidence suggests that

Foods That Help Diabetes

When you have type 2 diabetes, what you eat matters. Too much carbohydrate can make your blood sugar spike, and too little can provoke a potentially coma-inducing drop. But might there be individual foods you can add to your diet that could help control those spikes and dips? EN separates

Maintain Adequate Vitamin B12 Levels for Healthy Aging

As women get older, consuming—and absorbing—enough vitamin B12 becomes even more vital for optimal health.
“Vitamin B12, like the other B vitamins, is important for maintaining a healthy metabolism. It also is required for red blood cell formation and improves the function of the brain and nerves,” says Georgia A Giannopoulos,

Ask the Doctor: Cactus juice

Q. Is cactus juice a nutritious beverage?

A. The nopal, or “prickly pear,” cactus is the source of most cactus juices now available in the U.S. The juice comes from the cactus “fruit,” which is actually the cactus flower. The fruit, which is oval and pinkish-red, is called a prickly pear,

Ask the EN Experts: Fenugreek and Health

Q. Are there any health benefits for fenugreek?

A. Many of the ingredients we use to flavor our foods may impart healthful properties. Fenugreek, a plant used in Middle Eastern and Indian cookery, is one such ingredient. Fenugreek is found as a component of commercially available curry

Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Managing Type 2 Diabetes

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

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