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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:...
 
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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 other vascular events by 43 percent, ... Statins & Diabetes, Soda & Heart Disease
 
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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...
 
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Vitamin K has long been known to play an important role in the production of molecules involved in normal blood clotting. More recently, evidence has shown that Vitamin K is involved in the production of osteocalcin, a protein needed for proper bone formation. Osteocalcin has been shown to: •...