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Using Chocolate to Fight Diabetes and Weight Gain

As most chocoholics already know, dark chocolate can help lower insulin resistance, reduce blood pressure and even decrease appetite. Research published in the Journal of Agricultural & Food Chemistry showed that the antioxidants found in cocoa also prevent mice from gaining excess weight. Chocolate Inhibits Weight Gain and Diabetes The components in chocolate responsible for […]

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Understanding Diabetes

Types of Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Usually diagnosed in young children, Type 1 Diabetes occurs far less frequently that Type 2 Diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes occurs when the pancreas is incapable of producing insulin, the hormone responsible for controlling glucose in the blood. Only 5-10% of diabetics have Type 1 Diabetes. Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in […]

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Diabetes and Alcohol

Alcohol consumption can affect the body in several ways. For individuals who are suffering from diabetes, the complications usually increase with the consumption of alcoholic beverages. Diabetics have to control and keep blood sugar levels at a minimum. But alcohol does not assist in any manner to keep blood sugar levels under control. Alcohol consumption […]

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What are the Signs of Diabetes?

Diabetes mellitus consist of a group of disorders caused by increased levels of glucose in the blood. Glucose is a known source of energy necessary for performing daily activities. The levels of glucose in a healthy individual are regulated by insulin, which is a pancreatic hormone. Individuals suffering from diabetes on the other hand have […]

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Glutathione and Diabetes

How Diabetes Affects the Body Diabetes Mellitus, known simply as Diabetes is brought on by one of two things. Either the pancreas is not producing enough insulin, which is essential for the regulation of fat and carbohydrate metabolism. Or the body’s cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced, meaning the body is […]

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