Four Ways to Improve Your Sleeping Quality

Four Ways to Improve Your Sleeping Quality (Source) For a good night’s rest that leads to optimum functioning and alertness, the following best practices can help improve your sleeping quality. Too much stress and too little sleep is the fool-proof recipe for...

Milk Thistle a Natural Medicine

Milk Thistle a Natural Medicine (Source) Milk thistle – a natural medicine – is a flowering plant that is part of the daisy family. It gets its name from its bristly and prickly nature and the “milky” sap that oozes out of the plant. The leaves,...

White Muscle Helps Control Blood Glucose

White Muscle Helps Control Blood Glucose. Lift Weights to Lower Blood Sugar (Source) White muscle helps control blood glucose levels, and it increases with resistance training, age and diabetes, the researchers showed. Researchers in the Life Sciences Institute at the...

Respond Gracefully to Food Pushers

Health-e-Tip: How to Respond Gracefully to Food Pushers Almost everyone who follows a diet or lifestyle other than the typical western lifestyle is going to face food pushers at one time or another. Some food pushers can be put off easily by a “No, thank you,” or two....

Navigating Obstacles

Navigating Obstacles Don’t Capitulate. Navigate! No Turning Back… Navigating obstacles is critical to success. “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work...

Pre-Diabetes The Lie That’s Killing Us

Pre-Diabetes the Lie That’s Killing Us  Health-e-Solutions comment: Riva Greenberg speaks to patients and health care providers about flourishing with diabetes. Visit her website DiabetesStories.com. In this article she raises a valid question: why do we call...

Tight Control Restored Insulin Secretion at Diagnosis of Type 1

Tight Control Restored Insulin Secretion at Diagnosis of Type 1 (Source) New study focuses on isolated islets of Langerhans. They found that keeping blood sugars under tight control restored insulin secretion at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes, and this can extend the...

BMP7 Creates Insulin-Producing Cells

BMP7 Creates Insulin-Producing Cells (Source) BMP7 Creates Insulin-Producing Cells. This agent could make transplants more available in patients with type 1 diabetes, improve insulin resistance. In type 1 diabetes, the insulin-producing islets cells of the pancreas...

Higher Mercury Levels Increase Diabetes Risk

Higher Mercury Levels Increase Diabetes Risk (Source) A new study found that exposure to higher mercury levels in young adults increased their risks for type 2 diabetes later in life by 65 percent. The study, led by Indiana University School of Public...

Vitamin D Boosts Energy from the Inside Out

Vitamin D Boosts Energy from the Inside Out (Source) Researchers have proven vitamin D boosts energy at a cellular level in findings published by Newcastle University scientists. The hormone that is naturally manufactured in the body when we are exposed to sunlight is...

Walking versus Running: Which One is Best?

Walking versus Running: Which One is Best? (Source) If you want to keep your cholesterol, blood pressure and chances of developing diabetes lower, consider starting a walking program. Researchers now say the benefits for heart health from walking briskly are the same...

Are Type 2 Diabetes Clinical Trials Wasting Time and Money?

Are Type 2 Diabetes Clinical Trials Wasting Time and Money? (Source) Type 2 diabetes is often called a disease of lifestyle because it is associated with being overweight or obese, lack of physical exercise, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and poor diet, all...

How Vegetarians Get B12 from Foods

Health-e-Tip: How Vegetarians Get B12 from Foods (Source) Here we discuss how vegetarians get B12 from food. For most Americans, the risk of dietary deficiency of vitamin B12 is quite low. The median intake of vitamin B12 in the United States and Canada has been...

The Winning Difference

The Winning Difference Don’t Give Up! Do you know the winning difference? “The difference between winning and losing is most often not quitting.” ~ Walt Disney Until we have a #Type1DiabetesCure, it is our opinion that to #MasterDiabetes in the healthiest way possible...

Are Plant MicroRNAs The Future Of Healing With Food?

Are Plant MicroRNAs The Future Of Healing With Food? New research into plant microRNAs is exploding into scientific journals detailing exciting ways in which foods interact with the expression of our genes. Recently, there have been major developments in nutrigenomics...

Gut Microbes Alter Glucose Response, Highly Individual

Gut Microbes Alter Glucose Response, Highly Individual (Source) Which is more likely to raise blood sugar levels: sushi or ice cream? According to a Weizmann Institute of Science study reported in the November 2015 issue of the journal Cell, the answer varies from one...

6 Reasons to Eat More Potassium

6 Reasons to Eat More Potassium (Source) Eat more potassium! Potassium is a big deal, at least to the World Health Organization, which has recently stated that adults should consume more than 4 grams of this mineral daily. Other medical experts agree potassium is...

Laughing as Effective as Exercise, Statins

Laughing as Effective as Exercise, Statins (Source) Starting in the mid-1950s, Mad Magazine featured images of the goofy, fictional Alfred E. Neuman on all its covers. Mr. Neuman’s famous motto, “What? Me Worry?” gave generations of readers a good...

Caffeine Health Benefits and Health Risks

Caffeine Health Benefits and Health Risks (Source) Caffeine — it’s the world’s most popular drug. People drink it with alcohol to ramp up the effect. They drink it after alcohol to sober up. They take it to get rid of headaches, cure cancer, and...

Walnut Consumption May Reduce Diabetes Risk

Walnut Consumption May Reduce Diabetes Risk (Source) Walnut consumption just two or three times a week can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by almost a quarter, according to new research. A study of nearly 140,000 women in the U.S. showed that regular helpings of a...

Different Pepper Types What is the Difference?

Different Pepper Types, What is the Difference? (Source) Different pepper types, what is the difference bertween them? All peppers, including green chili peppers, belong to the Capsicum genus of foods, and this food group has been extensively studied with respect to...

12 Ways to De-Stress Outdoors

Health-e-Tip: 12 Ways to De-Stress Outdoors (Source) Imagine combining exercise with the powerful effects of getting back in touch with nature – that’s one potent anti-stress combo! We’ve put together 12 fun and easy ways to de-stress outdoors! When you live in...

Serving Others Works Both Ways

Serving Others Works Both Ways You’re Gonna Have to Serve Somebody Serving Others Works Both Ways: “You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want” ~ Zig Ziglar Health-e-Solutions comment: We tend to limit health to nutritional,...

Take the Road Less Travelled

Take the Road Less Travelled Health-e-Solutions comment: We received this kind message form a diabetes advocate, which we share with you to encourage you to consider the road less travelled; to #MasterDiabetesNaturally. This road places a priority on natural lifestyle...