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Sweetener from the agave plant may help with diabetes.

Agavin May Help Diabetics and Promote Weight Loss

April 10, 2014 by Angelo Ziaziaris

Is a sweetener that actually lowers blood sugar levels too good to be true? New  research… shows that agavin, a sweetener derived from the agave

Key obesity gene discovered.

Fat Gene Discovered

April 3, 2014 by Angelo Ziaziaris

Could excess body fat be attributed to genetics? A gene named IRX3 may be to blame for body fat. A study… conducted using mice has

High glucose levels linked to cognitive decline.

Food for Thought: High Glucose Levels Related to Cognitive Decline

March 27, 2014 by Angelo Ziaziaris

Your brain needs glucose, blood sugar, for fuel in order to function. However, when levels of glucose in the blood reach high levels it can…

Exercise guidelines for a healthy heart.

Exercise for a Healthy Heart

March 20, 2014 by Angelo Ziaziaris

The National Heart Foundation of Australia has endorsed the Australian National Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines…, which focus on minimizing inactivity due to

Following a vegetarian diet can cut heart disease risk.

Following a Vegetarian Diet Can Cut Heart Disease Risk

March 13, 2014 by Angelo Ziaziaris

Researches from England’s Oxford University studied 45,000… adults for 11.5 years, and concluded that vegetarians were 32% less likely to be hospitalized or die from


Heart Healthy Fats to Add into Your Diet

March 6, 2014 by Angelo Ziaziaris

Trying to start a heart healthy diet this year? Instead of cutting out all fat from your diet, try to incorporate certain fats that have…

Nanoparticles are new heart attack treatment

Discovery of Nanoparticles is a New Heart Attack Treatment

February 26, 2014 by Angelo Ziaziaris

Imagine how thin a human hair is, then try to picture something 200 times smaller, and that is the size of a nanoparticle. Recently discovered,…

New drug has potential to prevent stroke.

Newly Discovered Drug has the Potential to Prevent Stroke

February 20, 2014 by Angelo Ziaziaris

Australian scientists in Melbourne have discovered a drug that prevents stroke through mimicking actions of oestrogen, and would allow for sex-specific treatment in the future.…

tai chi

New Study: Tai Chi Exercise Program has Diabetic Health Benefits

February 12, 2014 by Angelo Ziaziaris

What if simple, controlled movements could help lower your blood sugar and blood pressure? Dr. Xin Liu from the University of Queensland directed a study…


Easy Ways to Keep Your Diet on Track While on Holidays

February 6, 2014 by Cole Millen

When traveling, dieting can often seem challenging. Luckily, there are easy ways to maintain a healthy diet while vacationing. As you read this article, you’ll…

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