Research suggests a strong link between diabetes and heart disease. The conditions share many of the same risk factors, including obesity, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol.
The toll dementia or Alzheimer’s disease can take on a family is limitless. No one can predict how fast a loved one will go downhill or the care plans that are needed, and the emotional fallout can be huge.
A banana a day… keeps your gut health in check. So it’s not exactly a catchy rhyme or widespread saying, but it is true. When it comes to the benefits of eating bananas every day, it’s all in what the fruit does for your gut.
Every year, doctors are responsible for diagnosing Americans with chronic diseases: cancer, diabetes, hypertension, stroke, heart disease, respiratory diseases, arthritis, and obesity. To date, nearly half (approximately 45%, or 133 million) of Americans are currently living with at least one of these diseases, according to an International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health study.
Maintaining five healthy habits—eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking—at middle-age may increase years lived free of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer, according to a new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
While most of us know the basic do’s and don’ts of healthy eating, it can be difficult to follow a healthy diet when we’re busy, stressed, or just plain sick of salads and lean chicken.
Food is a growing focus for insurers as they look to improve the health of the people they cover and cut costs. Isn’t this just AWESOME?!