September 5, 2013

apples and blueberriesThe advantages of consuming a diet rich in organic fruits and vegetables are very well known. These natural foods are packed with natural vitamins, minerals, flavonoids and antioxidants, as well as other essential nutrients important for our health and able to help us prevent many serious diseases. There are plenty of fruits and vegetables which can be a great natural solution to lower diabetes risks and assist us in managing our insulin levels more effectively. According to the findings of an international research group from the United States, the United Kingdom and Singapore, using blueberries, apples, raisins and grapes can help us decrease diabetes risk to a great extent. The report about the study was published in August 2013 in British Medical Journal. Read the rest of this entry »

Diabetes RiskA lot of modern people suffer from negative effects of sedentary lifestyle and a lack of daily physical activities. Those who spend 8-10 hours sitting at their tables or working stations are at very high risks of developing such serious health conditions as obesity, heart disease and other cardiovascular problems, type 2 diabetes, varicose veins and other vascular conditions, serious diseases linked to poor bone and spine health, and many many others. Many specialists would agree to the fact that sedentary lifestyle of modern people, along with chronic stresses, are the two most harmful factors which impose our health to very serious danger. Fortunately, more and more people understand the potential threat of being motionless all day, and they start working on their individual recovery program, which involves walking and doing some exercises, avoiding using elevators or public transportation, visiting gyms and getting involved in some regular outdoor physical exercises, etc. Read the rest of this entry »

June 14, 2013

diabetes riskIn recent times, diabetes has become one of the most common diseases, and people of all ages suffer from this very serious health condition. There are 2 types of diabetes: type 1 known also as juvenile diabetes, and type 2 diabetes which is more common in adult people. Those who suffer from this disease have problems with producing insulin in their body, that is why most of them have to use insulin injections to support their body function. Insulin resistance that our body can develop on a certain point of our life is considered to be among the most common causes of type 2 diabetes, and the problems with the immune system function usually results in developing type 1 diabetes. If you want to know more what is diabetes and what is the specifics of this disease, check out this article. Read the rest of this entry »

April 5, 2013

Benefits Of WalnutsWalnuts are well known food for brain, and the benefits of walnuts as the best natural brain function booster were confirmed by numerous studies and researchers. Scientists recommend us consuming 2-3 walnuts a day in order to provide our body with natural fatty acids, essential nutrients for balanced metabolism and especially fat metabolism. By eating small amounts of walnuts on a regular basis we can prevent serious cardiovascular diseases including heart disease and heart attack. Finally, according to the findings published in 2011 by an expert group Marshall University, walnuts can play a role of a natural protection against breast cancer in modern women. Detailed information on that study can be found in this article. There are numerous other benefits of walnuts which make this food highly valued and loved around the world, but still researchers go on studying this miraculous gift of our Mother nature and discover new therapeutic properties of this type of nuts. Read the rest of this entry »