Exercise can delay the development of Type 1 diabetes

When a person has Type 1 diabetes, they are unable to produce insulin, which the body needs to manage blood sugar. But according to a study led by researchers from the University of Birmingham, individuals with this lifelong condition can delay its progression through regular exercise during the first few months of diagnosis. If left untreated, Type 1 diabetes can make your … Continue reading Exercise can delay the development of Type 1 diabetes

Study confirms a very low-carb diet can help manage Type 1 diabetes

Adhering to a very low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet can help improve blood sugar control in people with Type 1 diabetes, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics. This finding was based on the results of an observational trial on children with Type 1 diabetes who follow a low-carb diet. In the study led by Belinda Lennerz … Continue reading Study confirms a very low-carb diet can help manage Type 1 diabetes

Scientists look at the role of antioxidants in lessening the occurrence of Type 1 diabetes in young women

Scientists from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University are gearing for an upcoming study that will explore the role of antioxidants in maintaining vascular health, as well as reducing the risk of cardiovascular risk in women with Type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes, of course, is a chronic condition wherein the pancreas produces little to no insulin. Insulin is … Continue reading Scientists look at the role of antioxidants in lessening the occurrence of Type 1 diabetes in young women

Is type 1 diabetes reversible? Study finds many people begin to produce insulin years after diagnosis

The future of people who have type 1 diabetes looks hopeful as a recently published study said that around one-third of people who suffer from the condition produce insulin, as measured by C-peptide, a byproduct of insulin creation. The research shows that it impacts people up to 40 years from their initial diagnosis, according to researchers … Continue reading Is type 1 diabetes reversible? Study finds many people begin to produce insulin years after diagnosis

Reverse type 1 diabetes with a raw food diet

Is it possible to reverse type 1 diabetes (T1D, previously known as insulin-dependent diabetes or IDDM) simply by enjoying a raw food diet? According to Dr. Kirt Tyson, a naturopathic doctor who practices in Arizona, eating a diet that primarily consists of raw foods can dramatically reduce blood sugar levels in type 1 diabetics, perhaps … Continue reading Reverse type 1 diabetes with a raw food diet

Intermittent fasting found to boost health, lower diabetes risk

A recent study revealed that intermittent fasting can help with heart health, improve blood chemistry and reduce the risk of diabetes. The study, published in Nutrition Research, looked at the benefits of time-restricted feeding – in particular, the 16:8 intermittent fasting method – in healthy college men. “What we are doing is time-restricted feeding. It is a way … Continue reading Intermittent fasting found to boost health, lower diabetes risk

Exercising regularly is key to reversing Type 2 diabetes

Exercise forms an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. Health experts recommend exercising regularly to maintain a healthy weight, ward off diseases and boost longevity, among other things. For people with Type 2 diabetes, working out on the regular becomes even more urgent. Studies show that exercising regularly helps lower blood sugar, avoid diabetes complications and more. Why is exercise … Continue reading Exercising regularly is key to reversing Type 2 diabetes

13 Medicinal herbs for your survival garden

Growing your own medicine is an effective way to stay healthy during SHTF. When the disaster strikes and everyone is left to their own devices, you get to have peace of mind knowing that you have a survival garden filled with various healing herbs. What’s more, you don’t have to worry about pesticides and other toxins because you … Continue reading 13 Medicinal herbs for your survival garden

Vitamin B6 found to reduce the severity of COVID-19

A recent review published in the journal Frontiers in Nutrition suggests that taking vitamin B6 may reduce the severity of COVID-19. According to Asian researchers, vitamin B6 can reduce cardiovascular disease complications, diabetes complications, cytokine storms and blood clots, all of which are linked to worse COVID-19 outcomes. Reducing disease severity with vitamin B6 Most studies so far focused on … Continue reading Vitamin B6 found to reduce the severity of COVID-19