What Did You Have For Dinner?

If type 2 diabetes were an infectious disease, it is said we would be in the midst of an epidemic. This problematic disease is striking an ever-growing number of adults, and with the rising rates of childhood obesity, it has become more common in youth, especially among certain ethnic groups. The good news is that… Continue reading What Did You Have For Dinner?

Unraveling The Metabolic Syndrome

It could be said that heart disease and diabetes type 2 are conjoined at the hip by this one thing- the metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome can be defined as a cluster of conditions that increase one’s risk for heart disease and diabetes type 2. The cardinal signs involved include increased blood pressure, high blood sugar… Continue reading Unraveling The Metabolic Syndrome

The Culprits Behind Lifestyle Induced Inflammation

Inflammation is not entirely a bad thing. However, when it happens over extended periods it can trigger diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. A number of foods that we eat have been linked to chronic low-grade inflammation. Being aware of them and eliminating them from your diet can help to improve your health… Continue reading The Culprits Behind Lifestyle Induced Inflammation