What Is The Difference Between Type One And Type 2 Diabetes? Type 1 Diabetes Type 1 diabetes results from the human immune system mistaking the body’s beta cells, which produce insulin, for foreign cells and causing their destruction leading to complete pancreatic failure. Insulin is a protein that allows the transport of sugar into cells to provide energy.…

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Do you know what homocysteine is? If you don’t, you’re not alone. Most people have never heard of it, but at this very moment, it could be damaging your health. Homocysteine is a natural substance made by the body when it breaks down protein. People who exercise excessively, consume a lot of animal protein, have…

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Drinking artificially sweetened beverages may be no more heart healthy than consuming soft drinks, syrups or fruit drinks, according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Findings from the French NutriNet-Santé cohort, launched in 2009, indicated that intake of sugary or artificially sweetened drinks at any volume may be associated with…

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Minerals come with fantastic health benefits such as maintaining strong bones, maintaining blood vessel health, promoting dental health, improving brain function, ensuring good blood circulation, improving your metabolism, and more. Minerals can do wonders to keep every organ active and promote wellness and good health. They maintain body functions that are essential to sustain life,…

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You can’t stand in a checkout line without seeing at least a few magazine headlines about how to look younger. While dreading some wrinkles and sagging skin isn’t uncommon, there’s so much more to aging well. Aging gracefully isn’t about trying to look like a 20-something; it’s about living your best life and having the…

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Iron deficiency is common among Americans. But certain groups are more at risk for it than others, like women, children, vegetarians, and people who give blood frequently. Not getting enough iron can set your body back. That is because iron helps create blood, transport oxygen, fight infections, and produces energy. How do you know if…

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If you’re like me, you probably worry about whether or not you’re doing enough for your brain health. After all, most of us have known someone whose family has been devastated by an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. That’s why many of us take supplements to keep our brain functioning optimally, play memory games, do crossword puzzles, and…

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Medicinal mushrooms are among the most potent botanicals known to man, but this is not news. Mushrooms have been used in Eastern societies for thousands of years to aid in treating all kinds of health issues. Today, a growing body of scientific research confirms the immune-boosting benefits of fungi, especially the Asian mushrooms, including maitake,…

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The first day of school is here and along with it comes new clothes and shoes, school supplies and unfortunately this year, new viruses. It has become a fact of life that when your child returns to school, they can’t avoid gatherings of lots of people together indoors day after day and not be exposed…

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It often seems like there’s no escaping from the stress of day to day living, and with the coronavirus pandemic, it’s only gotten worse for most of us. Unfortunately, stress does far more than affect your mental state. It can also damage your health. Here are five ways stress affects your body. Stress Makes You…

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