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High Blood Pressure and High Blood Sugar = Dangerous

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Having persistently high blood glucose levels raises your risk of Hypertension (high blood pressure) and therefore also increases your risk of developing heart disease or having a stroke. About 80% of people with Type 2 diabetes have high blood pressure (about 25% for type 1). If you have diabetes and high blood pressure together, you are at a greater risk of serious health problems. When high ...
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Are We Eating Ourselves Dumb?

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A diet high in saturated fat and sugar causes reduced memory and cognitive function. That means people who eat the typical American diet are at risk for reduced learning, and a reduced ability to store and use what they do learn.1 Next time you’re in the check-out line at the grocery store take a look at what people are buying. Most of the time you’ll see carts filled with breads, snack foo...
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10 Best Tips for Permanent Weight Loss

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Are you a yo-yo diet junkie? Have you tried every weight loss program out there with high hopes only to be let down? Permanent weight loss requires healthy lifestyle changes that you can stick with. It's a slower process that requires a different mindset. Many people give up too soon because they are focused on immediate results. Reversing Weight Gain If you think of weight loss as a process of ...
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Sugar Coated Depression

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Mood and blood sugar have a tight relationship. What happens when you get hungry? Most people get cranky or irritable when they go without food and this is not because of a lack of taste or an empty stomach; it’s because of a lack of glucose, the simple sugar that is released from carb foods during digestion. Glucose is your brain’s fuel and is essential to sustaining life.   So why, then, ...
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Blood Sugar on Tea and Coffee

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There is a lot of information and debate on the healthful or unhealthful effects of drinking tea and coffee. Research has been done and continues to be done, even comparing the two against each other. Neither have been found to completely prevent or cure blood glucose problems such as Type 1 and 2 diabetes. However, tea and coffee can be a beneficial addition to glucose management and weight loss ...
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