A Quick Workout Routine For Better Blood-Sugar Control

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The 30–Minute Fitness Blitz Think you don’t have time to work out? You do. It’s the intensity of your workout that’s key. A short–burst, high–intensity workout boosts your metabolism and tones muscles. Get moving with this 30–minute “quickie” routine that includes cardio and resistance training. If you’re new to exercise, a man over 45 or […]

Barley Could Be The Key To Losing Weight And Warding Off Heart Disease And Diabetes

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Is BARLEY the latest superfood? Grain reduces appetite and blood sugar levels – ‘helping prevent obesity, diabetes and heart disease’ Barley found to rapidly improve people’s health – in just three days Reduced blood sugar levels and in turn, the risk of diabetes, experts say Cereal also reduces a person’s appetite and risk of cardiovascular […]

Smartphone Application Referred As An Artificial Pancreas

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Researchers at the University of Virginia will head a $12.7 million project studying so-called “artificial pancreas” technology, in this case a smartphone application that wirelessly reads a sensor measuring a person’s glucose level and that tells an insulin pump to deliver the correct dose of insulin. Such technology, under development by several companies, is referred […]

Sweet Potatoes are a Low-Glycemic Index (GI) Food

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As healthy food goes, it’s hard to beat the sweet potato. Packed with important vitamins like A, C and B6, sweet potatoes have good antioxidant properties. They’re also an excellent source of dietary fiber, potassium and iron. Now, recent research in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has confirmed that sweet potatoes are a […]

Skipping Breakfast Impairs the Insulin Response

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  Diabetes patients who skip breakfast and fast until noon may have major blood sugar spikes throughout the day, new research warns. According to a new study conducted by Tel Aviv University researchers, skipping breakfast and being on an empty stomach till noon triggers major blood sugar spikes and impairs the insulin responses of Type-2 […]