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• Lose weight if you are overweight. Type 2 diabetes linked to obesity often disappears if the obesity is corrected. Even limited weight loss can lead to better blood glucose control. • Participate in regular physical activity. Regular physical activity improves fitness and quality of life and decreases the...
 
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People who are obese in middle age are known to be at increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and vascular dementia - the two most common causes of senility. Obesity is largely due to excessive calorie intake coupled with inactivity. Excessive calorie intake often results from the consumption...
 
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“Eating for diabetes management is a breeze with MyPlate”, according to Victoria Shanta Retelny, RD, LDN, author of The Essential Guide to Healthy Healing Foods, “as it offers an instant way to control portions – and balance your plate with whole, real foods.” So divide your plate into parts: non-starchy vegetables (at least 1 cup, ... MyPlate and Diabetes
 
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The FDA recently required statin drugs to carry a warning stat- ing they may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and developing impaired memory. A study that followed more than 2,500 adults found that drinking diet sodas daily may increase the risks for heart attack and stroke and...
 
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Take a look at the breakfasts and dinners below. Note how the second selection, which contains more natural, whole foods, weighs a lot more for the same amount of calories and contains more fiber. You get to eat more! Breakfast Bagel Breakfast: Food: Fiber g: Calories: 1 bagel (4...