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Allium Vegetable Consumption and Health: An Umbrella Review of Meta-Analyses of Multiple Health Outcomes

Increasing the frequency of consumption of allium vegetables, especially garlic, may not only improve the diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular disease risk profile, but also positively influence the overall health of an individual.

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Whole Grain Intake in Relation to Body Weight: From Epidemiological Evidence to Clinical Trials

Eating whole grains regularly can help an individual to attain and maintain a healthy body weight.

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Statin use increased new-onset diabetes in hypercholesterolemic individuals: Data from the Korean National Health Insurance Service-National Health Screening Cohort database (NHIS-HEALS).

Regular usage of statin medications may facilitate the onset of diabetes in individuals with elevated levels of cholesterol.

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The Metabolic Effects of Oats Intake in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Strict adherence to a high oats diet may help to maintain healthy blood levels of glucose and lipids in patient with type 2 diabetes.

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Fruits and Vegetables Lower Chronic Disease Risk

Fruits and Vegetables Prevent Chronic Disease
The US National Center for Health Statistics defined chronic disease, also known as non-communicable disease, as any disease that lasts for 3 months or longer. They comprise a cluster of diseases that include diabetes, cancer, stroke, respiratory diseases, and cardiovascular disorders. Chronic diseases kill nearly 40 million people every year,...
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Vegetarian diet, change in dietary patterns, and diabetes risk: a prospective study.

​Adherence to a vegetarian dietary pattern may help cut down the risk of diabetes in Asian population.

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Beat Type 2 Diabetes With These 3 Foods

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According to a 2017 report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 30.3 million Americans are living with diabetes. Diabetes is a chronic, life-threatening disease that affects the body's ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin, resulting in abnormal metabolism of sugars and elevated blood glucos...
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Statins Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Statins Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Is your cholesterol on the high side? Then, there is a great chance that your physician will want to place you on statins. “Statins”, known scientifically as HMG CoA inhibitors, are a class of drugs that reduce the concentration of cholesterol in the blood. Some examples of typical statins include Simvastatin (Zocor), Pitavastatin (Livalo), Rosuvastatin...
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Consumption of nuts and legumes and risk of incident ischemic heart disease, stroke, and diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Diabetes and ischaemic heart disease are less likely to occur in individuals who regularly consumed legumes and nuts.

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Eat Fruit to Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk?

Eat Fruit to Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk?
It is no secret that consistent consumption of fruits comes with many health benefits, including slowing down of the aging process, and keeping the body in healthy shape. But if you think maintenance of good health and delaying of the aging process are the only health benefits associated with regular intake of fruits, then you...
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Does Insulin Make You Fat?

Does Insulin Make You Fat?
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Have you heard the one where the question is asked, "Do these clothes make me look fat?" And the reply is; "No... the fat makes you look fat." It is often promoted, by many doctors, nutritionists and other professionals that insulin is responsible for loading fat into our cells. For the past 29...
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Chris Dove
If consuming too much refined carbohydrate causes an overload of insulin that ultimately drives the glucose level too low which ca... Read More
Monday, February 27 2017 13:26
Ken Thomas
Chris, Excellent question! Actually, that is the subject of a blog that I am currently working on. But, to answer your question ... Read More
Monday, February 27 2017 16:08
Sean Carney
Very Interesting Ken. And, Thanks Chris for asking such interesting questions.
Monday, February 27 2017 16:22
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Dietary fiber and incidence of type 2 diabetes in eight European countries: the EPIC-InterAct Study and a meta-analysis of prospective studies.

Consistent consumption of diets rich in fibers, particular vegetable and cereal fibers, may cut down type 2 diabetes risk.

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