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Normalize High Blood Pressure With Plant Foods

Plant Based Super Foods In Heart Dishes

Keeping blood pressure within the healthy range is vital to maintaining excellent cardiovascular health. High blood pressure also known as hypertension increases the risk of heart disease and stroke, both of which are the leading causes of death in the United States. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that about 75 mil...

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Dairy Elevates Ovarian Cancer Risk

Ovarian Cancer Diagram

​The American Cancer Society estimates that over 20,000 new cases of ovarian cancer will be diagnosed in the United States in 2017 and about 14,000 women are expected to die from this disease in the same year. Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths among women, killing more women than any other type of cancer that affects the fe...

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Western Diets Promote Alzheimer’s Disease

Old Man With Damaged Brain

The number of Americans who are suffering from Alzheimer's disease is increasing at an alarming rate. Every 66 seconds, someone in the United States develop Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's disease is a neurological disorder in which the death of brain cells causes memory loss and cognitive decline. This neurodegenerative disease destroys...

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Egging on Fatal Prostate Cancer Risk?

Sad Cracked Egg on Counter

Lifestyle and dietary factors play key roles in the cause of prostate cancer. A dozen of the nation's top oncologists teamed up to review the relationship between prostate cancer risk and today's popular foods. Not surprisingly, eggs didn't get the approving nod of these cancer experts. A surge in the risk of developing and aggravating prostate can...

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Decrease Kidney Failure Risk with Whole Plant Foods

Kidneys And Skeleton

The dietary and other lifestyle choices we make have an effect on almost every aspect of our health. Kidney health is no exception. The findings of the 2010 Global Burden of Disease Study revealed that Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is the 27th leading cause of deaths in the world. In the United States, chronic kidney disease is the 9th leading ...

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3 Steps to Making Type-1 Diabetes a Health Advantage!

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Type-1 Diabetes can be a debilitating disease - OR, it can be used as a tool for elevating health and vitality. In my experimental studies of Type-1 diabetes, striving to survive it, I eventually discovered something quite remarkable. Using Type-1 Diabetes as a tool means that I didn't just survive the disease; I actu...

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Insulin Resistance Insulin Sensitivity

Insulin Resistance Insulin Sensitivity

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As a Type-1 Diabetic and due to the manner in which I learned to manage it, Insulin Resistance became a passionate topic for me as it is a fundamental element of metabolic control. I learned that the lower the insulin resistance, the less insulin I had to inject and the better I felt....

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Ken's Type-1 Diabetes Journey: Control

Ken's Type-1 Diabetes Journey: Control

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My previous doctor(s) informed me that no matter how diligently I controlled my diabetes that I will still suffer diabetic complications. I believe this is said because the conventionally prescribed A1C levels of 6 to 7 percent, for Type-1 diabetics are damagingly high. Further evidence is that my energy levels are lower in...

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Ken’s Type-1 Diabetes Journey Part 6: Glycemic Index and Attention Span

Ken’s Type-1 Diabetes Journey Part 6: Glycemic Index and Attention Span

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As a Type-1 diabetic, the study of insulin and metabolism has been a subject of obsessive interest for the last 26 years. From personal experience I have found that maintaining normal blood sugar involves more than simply injecting insulin. It turns out that it is not entirely a simple matter of matching insulin...

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Alzheimer's!!!

Alzheimer's!!!

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I was watching NASA TV the other day and a story on Alzheimer's research was playing. The story was about the benefits of growing cell cultures in micro-gravity. The goal is to study and learn the biological mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease in order to develop a drug for treatment. It was expressed that...

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Ken’s Type-1 Diabetes Journey: Control Part 2 - When Things Go Amiss

Ken’s Type-1 Diabetes Journey: Control Part 2 - When Things Go Amiss

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By far, the most valuable knowledge I learned at the beginning of my Type-1 diabetes journey is that my blood-sugar is directly controlled by me. The inability to make my own insulin means that my metabolic system is “open-loop”. Open loop means the automatic control mechanism, insulin production, is broken thus requiring manual...

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Diabetes! What is it? What’s the risk? What can I do?

Diabetes!  What is it?  What’s the risk?  What can I do?

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The percentage of diabetes cases are skyrocketing in the US and many parts of the world. How do you know if you are at risk? Is it genetic? Is it lifestyle? Is it preventable? A clear understanding, even if simplified, is your best defense against becoming diabetic and becoming non-diabetic if you already...

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