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Herbal Remedy Promising Against Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, September 07, 2006
The purified plant extract berberine, can reduce weight and improve glucose control.

Reduce Appetite And Obesity By Disabling A Carbohydrate Trigger
Posted: Thursday, September 07, 2006
The absence of ChREBP (carbohydrate response element binding protein), which converts excess carbs into fatty acids for storage, keeps you from becoming fat and reduces insulin resistance related to type 2 diabetes.

High-Intensity Physical Activity Reduces Cardiovascular Risk in Children
Posted: Thursday, September 07, 2006
Improved cardiovascular fitness (CVF) and body fatness during childhood and adolescence has been associated with a healthier cardiovascular profile not only during these years but also later in life.

Weight Loss Should be the Primary Intervention for Risk of Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2006
In a randomized trial with 1079 participants, for over 3 years it was found that for every 2 pounds of weight loss there was a 16% reduction in risk.

What You Can Expect by Increasing Your Physical Activity!
Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2006
Physical activity effects every cell in your body. Increasing physical activity improves our everyday quality of life by increasing our muscular strength, and muscular endurance.

ADA Releases First Food Guidelines Tailored to Individuals
Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2006
The recommendations emphasize the importance of sustained, moderate weight loss for people who are overweight or obese and increased physical activity for all people at risk for or living with diabetes.

Physical Activity Shrinks Abdominal Fat Cells
Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Physical activity may be especially helpful in reducing the size of fat cells around the waistline -- more so than diet alone. That's important, because fat specifically in the abdomen has been linked to the risk of heart disease and diabetes.


Night Eating Can Increase Diabetic Complications
Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2006
Night eating is common in diabetic patients and is associated with increased complications.

Obese Have Higher Cardiac Risk, but Better Treatment Outcomes
Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2006
Obese individuals are at increased risk for developing an acute coronary syndrome (ACS), but because they are treated more aggressively than their lean counterparts, their outcomes are actually better.

Pedometer Counts Confirm TV Watchers Stay Put
Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2006
It may seem axiomatic, but a pedometer-based study has provided empirical confirmation that adults who watch more television are less physically active.

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