Walking Off Type 2 Diabetes November 8, 2013

New research from George Washington University shows that taking a short 15-minute stroll after a meal is a great way to lower your blood sugar and keep it under control. It’s All About Timing — For Seniors, Especially The study participants were at least 60-years-old and at high risk for developing Type 2 diabetes because […]

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Breakfast: The Most Important Diabetes Meal November 8, 2013

Your high school gym teacher and just about everyone else all seem to agree: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But this is especially true if you have diabetes or are at risk of developing it. Skipping Breakfast: A Shortcut to Diabetes Problems A 16-year Harvard study published in the American Journal […]

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How Purple Potatoes Lower Blood Pressure November 8, 2013

Have you been avoiding potatoes, yet secretly longing for them? Perhaps you’ve been steering clear of them because you’ve heard that potatoes jack up your blood sugar, which causes all kinds of health problems, including higher blood pressure. But Purple Potatoes Are Different A new study shows that purple potatoes may actually reduce blood pressure […]

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Berries for Better Blood Pressure November 8, 2013

A bowl of sweet, fresh berries is “good medicine” for your blood pressure, according to recent research. These new findings add to the long list of health benefits that berries provide, including better eyesight and a stronger immune system. [...]

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Exercise To Prevent Strokes November 8, 2013

A little extra motivation never hurts when it comes to working up a sweat — especially when it’s in the form of preventing a deadly or disabling stroke. A recent study published in the medical journal  Stroke reveals that working out regularly makes you far more likely to keep a stroke at bay. But, the […]

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Cool Off Arthritis Inflammation With Turmeric November 8, 2013

As someone who used to live with stabbing bone-on-bone arthritis pain, I’m thrilled to see that  a number of new studies are singing the praises of  turmeric when it comes to relieving joint pain and inflammation. Turmeric, as you may know, is a golden-yellow  spice from Asia and the key ingredient in curry.  A mainstay […]

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Eat Broccoli to Improve Your Arthritis November 8, 2013

Broccoli is one mean green when it comes to battling osteoarthritis! You definitely want it on your team. Unfortunately, too many cooks prepare it improperly, which decreases its power as an arthritis superfood. [...]

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How Yoga Relieves Arthritis Pain November 8, 2013

The next time your poor arthritic joints are aching, strike a pose — a yoga pose, that is. Chances are, stretching might be just the thing you need to ease the pain. It seems crazy to move and stretch when you are in pain, doesn’t it? [...]

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