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Combat Insulin Resistance

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Insulin resistance, a precursor to type 2 diabetes, can lead to weight gain and high blood pressure levels. It’s a complex of factors that results from eating too many refined sugars and carbohydrates (white bread, white rice, cook?ies, etc.). These foods…

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7 Reasons Why Exercise Is More Powerful than a Drug

…as walking, can reduce breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women. 7. Lower your blood sugar by improving your use of insulin and preventing insulin resistance and diabetes. Now it’s your turn: What is your favorite type of exercise? You May Also Be Interested In: * Why Yoga is Powerful “Medicine”…

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The VAP Test and HDL Cholesterol

…for men if your numbers are not where they should be, try these five tips to increase HDL cholesterol levels: * Ask your doctor to test for insulin resistance if you determine that your HDL cholesterol level is low * Follow a good cardiovascular nutrition plan to help you reduce weight * Exercise *…

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Walking Club Check-In: 10 Reasons to Walk!

…aerobic exercise is a quicker mood elevator than antidepressants. 7. Your blood sugar will decrease, improving your use of insulin and preventing insulin resistance or diabetes. 8. You'll age more gracefully. When flexibility, bone mass, and muscle tone improve, you look and act younger. Lack of mobility…

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When It Comes to Cholesterol, Ignore the Fear

…cardiovascular problems. * Abnormally high inflammatory markers (homocysteine, fibrinogen, or C-reactive protein). * Other heart risk factors, such as insulin resistance or high blood pressure. Meanwhile, no one ever talks about the ways in which cholesterol is essential for good health. Every day, your body uses…

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Are You In Sugar Shock?

…swings and cardiovascular problems. And that’s just what’s happening to non-diabetics. People with type-2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and insulin resistance get heart disease at an alarming rate. That’s because they have problems with sugar metabolism. And sugar is useless in the body anyhow—it’s…

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Prevent Blood Clots by Reducing Fibrogen

…triglyceride levels. I also put her on my PAMM diet, my cardiovascular nutrition plan that includes much lower levels of carbohydrates (to combat her insulin resistance), plus healthy fats and garlic. I also recommended that she exer?cise to help her lose weight. If these measures failed to support these critical…

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The Real Risk Factors for Heart Disease

…with a glucose molecule. This measures the average amount of sugar in your blood over the past 2-3 months and can be used to help diagnose insulin resistance. Healthy zone: When considered as a whole, these heart risk factors can be used to more accurately determine your overall risk and to identify…

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Sugar is a Major Cause of Heart Disease

…worse is that excessive sugar consumption can also cause weight gain. Weight gain, combined with sustained high insulin levels, can lead to insulin resistance and diabetes—which further increases your risk of cardiovascular disease. How To Avoid Heart Disease Caused by Sugar * Beware of high fructose…

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Diabetes and Heart Disease

…why I encourage everyone to make regular blood sugar testing a part of your heart health regimen to head off diabetes and heart disease. * Insulin resistance can damage the heart. The reason is that when your body becomes resistant to insulin, it increases inflammation in your entire body, including…

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Low-Carb Diets Can Help You Achieve a Healthy Weight

Many of today’s fad diets revolve around modifying insulin resistance by consuming low-carbohydrate, higher-protein foods and also advocate eating foods high in saturated and monosaturated fats and dairy products. Although I advocate this form of eating, if you do not choose organic this type of diet…

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