Both diabetes and obesity (hence diabesity) share the same underlying causes (genetic makeup and unhealthy lifestyle) and this require the same treatment. They are 100% preventable and, in some cases, entirely reversible. The risk of diabetes escalates with the degree of excess weight. Therefore, the prevention of weight gain in people with diabetes as well as impaired glucose tolerance...
Protein an important part of our food group. It is present in every cell, tissue and organ in our bodies. These protein are constantly being broken down and replaced. Some are essential and some are nonessential. Complete protein sources provide all the essential proteins. Sources include....
Abdominal fat is considered an independent risk factor for heart disease. Losing the fat from abdomen sometimes can be difficult. If you want to flatten your stomach, then proper nutrition is the most important step towards incredible results. Here are few pointers before you go ahead and watch the presentation online to lose abdominal fat. First
We have heard it all the times that drinking protein right after strength training helps prevent muscle loss and promotes muscle gain. The recent study published in the Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise journal states that drinking low fat milk after strength training exercise helps promote muscle gain, fat mass loss and a
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Heart diseases occur when the heart blood vessels (also called coronary arteries) becomes narrow due to fat deposits also called plaques. The plaques also attract blood components, which stick to the artery wall lining (called atherosclerosis). This process
Today, there are more and more people switching their diet to vegetarianism.Â Is this a smart choice?Â Many argue that a vegetarian diet does not allow one to get essential elements in their diet, such as protein and calcium.Â However, if one pays close attention to making sure he or she is eating the right
There are a number of essential vitamins that the body needs to function properly and it is possible to take these in the form of a vitamin supplement. The majority of people do not have a balanced diet and they may be lacking in certain vitamins which means that they require a vitamin supplement to
You can improve exercise by using daily Pedometer to monitor steps. According to an article published in Journal of Family Medicine, Pedometer use can help one lose weight without dieting and improve their blood pressure.
Over the past decade, Omega-3 fatty acids have gained widespread attention in both medical community as well as in lay press for their health benefits. Omega-3 fatty acids are one of the two types of polyunsaturated fats. The other type is omega-6 fatty acids. The main dietary source of omega-3 fatty acids are soybean and
In April 2006 issue of Health Magazine, there was an article on assessing your eating style . It was interesting to know how people eat.Â You can read the complete article (see below), but here are some of the tips in summary: Before you eat, ask: “Do I feel hungry?”. If yes, then eat. But,