Is Fruit Consumption Unhealthy?

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There are many diets and health advisors today who suggest limiting fruit consumption.  This is particularly true of the low-carb or paleo groups.  Usually this is because their general advice and recommendations are to limit or avoid simple carbohydrates, sugar or fructose.  However, we wonder if they have really put much thought into this advice? […]

Living Longer

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A study by researchers at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden found that by consuming fewer calories, aging can be slowed down and the development of age-related diseases like type 2 diabetes and cancer can be delayed. They found that caloric restriction slows down ageing by preventing an enzyme called peroxiredoxin from being inactivated.  Peroxiredoxin […]

The Silent Killer

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Diabetes is often known as a “silent” disease because many who have elevated blood sugar levels do not know it because they are not experiencing and unusual symptoms.  Many more have what is known as pre-diabetes. Chronic or unusually elevated blood sugar can cause many different health problems.  People often learn they have pre-diabetes or […]

Need Another Reason to Drink Water?

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Research from the French national research institute INSERM found that people who drink less than 17 ounces of water per day often develop abnormally high blood sugar.  When blood sugar levels are abnormally high but not high enough to be classified as diabetes, the condition is called “pre-diabetes”. The study involved 3,615 French adults that […]

Lifting Heavy Weights Is Not Required For Building Muscle

A study done at McMaster University which was reported in Science Daily showed that it is really not the amount of weight you lift but the fact that you achieve muscular fatigue.  It is muscular fatigue that is the critical point in building muscle and heavy weights are not required. People often think they need to belong […]