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blood sugar levels, and nine men with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes, each of the men was given a sugary solution to drink and then had their testosterone levels tested. Regardless of whether they had diabetes or not, blood levels of testosterone dropped by as much as 25 percent and remained low even…

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Is Fast Food Causing ADHD?

…with suspected ADHD should be screened and treated appropriately for blood sugar handling problems, which are very often the root of the problem. A proper diet of low-fat, high-fiber and high-protein foods, the elimination of sugar and other refined carbohydrates, and a supplement pro-gram to strengthen…

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The Health Benefits of Chia

…require. Considering chia’s high fiber content, its positive effects on blood sugar are not surprising. Additional Health Benefits of Chia In addition to having a high omega-3 content, chia is a good source of protein and calcium, low in sodium, lower in net carbs than other grains, and an excellent source…

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7 Best Anti-aging Herbs: Ginseng

blood flow to the muscle in times of low oxygen. Second, the Chinese have found that ginseng has antioxidants that combat free radical injury to the heart muscle. * Healthy Blood Flow: Ginseng reduces the stickiness of blood platelets, which allows for increased blood flow and lowers the chances of blood

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Health Benefits of Fiber for Diabetes

It seems that the health benefits of fiber are never-ending. Research has shown that diet rich in the highest fiber foods lowers blood sugar levels as effectively as the use of prescribed oral hypoglycemic drugs. Individuals with type 2 diabetes generally eat less fiber than the general population. And…

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Addiction to Alcohol Recovery, Part IV: Detox Your Body

…different. Further tests, such as blood work, hair analysis, kinesiological exams, symptom surveys, and even acupuncture evaluations, can help home in on additional problems that may need to be addressed. Future planning should focus on the fundamentals of good health. A clean low-carbohydrate diet, a good overall…

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Recovering from An Alcohol Addiction: Part I - Nutrition

…Keep a lid on the pot to avoid having to add water (but add water if and when necessary). A slow cooker works well since the temperature is generally low enough that the lid will keep in the steam and it won’t require much attention. However, I’ve found that slow cookers generally take about 1/3 longer…

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Detoxify the Body for Bone Health

…wastes are acidic, as well. The most common example is carbon dioxide; the simple act of breathing helps regulate your blood pH by getting rid of acidic CO2. Sweat is acidic as well, as low-pH body toxins leave through your skin. Many promoters of body detox regimens tout the value of removing environmental…

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Why Health Nuts Eat Nuts

…all help lower cholesterol and other harmful blood fats. Nuts Do Not Contribute to Weight Gain There's a growing number of individuals who don't want to take cholesterol-lowering medication, but at the same time have a difficult time sticking to a low-fat diet. Nuts provide an effective alternative…

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