November Diabetes Awareness Month


  Exercise added to nutrition can minus type two diabetes, and result in healthy living altogether. Now that is a formula worth figuring out! Not only can this type of disease be prevented, but also can be eliminated. The month of November is Diabetes Awareness Month so I have found some interesting information to share with you regarding two types of diabetes.   Diabetes is a growing epidemic in the US, not only for men, but women as well. One of the most common and growing types of diabetes is Type two, which is mostly affected by nutrition and exercise. The positive part … [Read more...]

American Diabetes


Diabetes is a merciless condition affecting no less than 25 million people within the United States. The seventh leading cause of death in 2010, this illness triggers kidney failure, heart diseases and stroke, blindness and lower-limb amputations, hypertension, dental problems and many other health issues. Statistics show one in every 400 children has a form of diabetes, while in adults this percent is much higher: 11% of people aged between 20 and 65 and 26% of elders suffer from this ailment.   Both men and women are affected by this autoimmune disease, which manifests through excessive … [Read more...]

Can Organics Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes?


What ISN'T in organic food is just as important as what IS in organic food! Setting aside the debate for a moment of whether organic foods have higher levels of nutrition content, whether they do or not is not nearly as impactful on health as consuming the toxic chemicals, drugs, hormones, etc. used to grow conventional crops and factory-farmed livestock.  There is mounting evidence that exposure to these chemicals may actually have a CAUSAL relationship to diabetes. In a Finnish study released in August 2011, exposure to Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP's) demonstrated up to double … [Read more...]

American Diabetes Month

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November is American Diabetes Month.  The timing could not be more perfect considering the month begins as Halloween candy consumption time!  We hope to motivate you to take small preventive steps for your family.  Like many health issues, the 3 main ways to prevent any of the 3 types of diabetes are healthy eating, exercise, and maintaining an appropriate weight.  Although there could be some genetic predisposition to the disease, our focus is on simple practical changes you can implement today to prevent diabetes and other health issues. If you or someone you know has already been … [Read more...]