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(NaturalHealth365) According to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates, in the U.S. alone, over 34 million people live with diabetes, and another 88 million with prediabetes. Add the two numbers together, and you end up with a “public health crisis.”
(Natural News) Type 2 diabetes is a life-threatening illness, but it’s one that you can largely prevent through lifestyle choices. At the Nutrition 2019 conference held in Baltimore earlier this year, several interesting studies were presented that show just how much what we eat – and the way that we eat it – can impact our risk one way or another.
For example, when you think of foods that can affect your diabetes risk, there’s one that comes to mind almost universally: sugar. While it’s true that consuming a lot of sugar can raise your risk, a new study has shown that diet can be just as important when it comes to lowering your risk, especially if you eat a lot of plant-based foods. →
(NaturalHealth365) There’s something about a cool slice of watermelon that’s a fixture of summertime. Watermelon harvest peaks in July, and it’s one of the most common offerings at backyard barbecues and parties through the warmer months. Low in calories and packed with nutrients, it’s a snack or dessert that’s really good for you – as you’ll soon see.
(NaturalHealth365) The use of refined sugar has skyrocketed in America – and its overconsumption has placed an enormous burden on the immune system. Yet, the news you’re about to read is never mentioned in the lamestream media.
Historically speaking, in the early 1800s, the average American’s sugar consumption hovered at a modest few pounds over the course of an entire year. But, now, yearly sugar intake has soared to 155 pounds! There’s no doubt: this increase is directly connected to horrible health outcomes.