overweight

Most people eat foods high in sugar and fat. Research has shown that only sugar and fat make up about 800 of our daily calories. That’s almost half, and it’s too much. Most of our “bad” calories and extra weight come from grain-based desserts, bread, fried meats, sweet drinks, and alcohol. We take a healthy…

Cellulitis is the infection of the subcutaneous tissue. The subcutaneous tissue is the tissue that underlies the skin. This infection has a tendency to spread especially through the lymphatic system. Cellulitis is a common condition that affects several numbers of people throughout the world each year. It is also a common reason for hospital admission….

Cellulitis is the infection of the subcutaneous tissue. The subcutaneous tissue is the tissue that underlies the skin. This infection has a tendency to spread especially through the lymphatic system. Cellulitis is a common condition that affects several numbers of people throughout the world each year. It is also a common reason for hospital admission….

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a group of signs and symptoms that result from compression of the median nerve. The median nerve originates from the brachial plexus and runs down the arm, forearm and enters the hand through the carpal tunnel. The median nerve provides sensation to your thumb, index finger, middle finger and part of…

What is insulin? Insulin is a hormone that is secreted by the Beta cells of the pancreas, a gland located just behind the stomach. This hormone is responsible for the control of blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that is found in many carbohydrates. When you have a meal, the digestive enzymes…

Diabetes mellitus is a state of chronic hyperglycemia that results from either an insulin deficiency, insulin resistance or both. There are several risk factors that have been identified. Presence of any of these risk factors increases the likelihood of a person to develop diabetes mellitus. The risk factors include: Family history Diabetes is a disease…

Diabetes Mellitus is a metabolic disease that is associated with high blood sugar as a result of insulin deficiency, insulin resistance or both. Chronic high blood sugar levels may result in long-term damage, dysfunction, and failure of organs such as the kidneys, heart, blood vessels, nerves, and eyes. The normal function of insulin in our…

diabetes and exercise

All over the globe, type 2 diabetes affects several people. Projection stated that in the next coming years, the number of people who will suffer from this disease can be doubled or tripled. Even though medications already exist, the most effective and best way to treat and prevent it is through proper diet and work…

stroke

Among the deadly diseases that affect most people of today is a stroke. People who are high risk to develop this condition are those who are obese, diabetic and hypertensive. Not everyone could be aware that they already have the condition because it is mostly asymptomatic or no symptoms can be felt until suddenly, a…

New study shows choline and betaine can actually improve insulin resistance, especially in women.

Insulin resistance (IR) improves when choline and betaine consumption are increased. This is especially true in women, according to a study made by CODING (Complex Diseases in the Newfoundland population: Environment and Genetics). IR is when insulin does not use up and take in glucose to be converted as energy. The condition is a precursor…

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