January 12, 2012

DiabetesThere are over 1 million people on earth affected by type 2 diabetes, and the sad fact is: a great deal of them do not even known that they are suffering from this health condition. Certainly, if type 2 diabetes is not properly controlled or treated, the risks of having a heart attack, go blind or even lose a leg are increased. Improperly treated type 2 diabetes is a reason why every year about 24 thousand people in the UK lose their lives. Such options as medications and a healthy diet are the most effective ways to manage diabetes, and also it is very important to master a proper weight management techniques. Read the rest of this entry »

November 21, 2011

Type 2 diabetesPrediabetes is a known health condition linked to slightly higher blood pressure and slightly impaired insulin sensitivity, but still this condition can not be qualified as diabetes. Prediabetes is a very common condition among the modern people over 25-30, and according to the estimations of the specialists, it usually takes about 10 years for prediabetes turn into type 2 diabetes. The symptoms and signs of upcoming diabetes include increased fatigue, thirst, frequent urination, blurred vision and others. If you are over 45, inactive and your BMI is over 25, if you have a family history of type 2 diabetes, elevated blood sugar and high blood pressure, you should be very careful and monitor your health condition very closely. Read the rest of this entry »

October 7, 2011

Type 2 DiabetesIn the modern world, a great deal of people, men and women, are suffering from such problem as extra weight which is strictly linked to many negative factors, including highly elevated risks of developing a great deal of very dangerous diseases and ailments. It is a known fact that people with a high BMI are way more prone to developing such disease as type 2 diabetes, which is becoming more and more common nowadays. However, a study has shown that men can be more likely to develop this disease than women, due to certain biological specifics of their body. Read the rest of this entry »

regular intake of orange juiceMore and more of disappointing facts are found out about our favorite orange juice, which we used to consider one of the healthiest and the most useful fruit juices. Just recently the scientists warned us that drinking orange juice on a regular basis can seriously affect our dental health and damage our tooth enamel. More to that: according to the results of the latest research by the specialists from Harvard Medical School, regular intake of orange juice (even one glass a day) is inked to increased level of sugar in the blood and increased risk of having type 2 diabetes in women. Read the rest of this entry »

Chamomile Tea

Author: Carla Fiscina
February 23, 2009

TeaMany people enjoy drinking Chamomile tea, and so do I. Some years ago I discovered that drinking a cup of Chamomile tea every morning or before going to bed helped me to improve my problematic digestive system. Also, inhaling the vapors of Chamomile infusion before the bedtime helped me to fall asleep much faster. Chamomile teas are made from fresh organic flowers of Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) and can be purchased in almost every grocery or health food store in our country. Specialists estimated that the world’s population consumes about 1 million cups of Chamomile tea every day – wow! This tea has a unique soothing soft taste and very beautiful fragrance, resembling the smell of fresh apples. Besides, I have to mention that Chamomile tea is one of the safest herbal remedies, which can be used to treat children and adults. The most important restriction is possible allergy to Chamomile flowers. Read the rest of this entry »