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Americans aren’t aware of how much weight they’re gaining, which could end up making the country’s obesity epidemic even worse.   Many adults who took part in a survey between 2008-2009 thought they lost weight when they actually gained.   … Read more >

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A spice extract that gives color to curry may also have another, healthier benefit – lowering the risk of Type 2 diabetes.   A limited study of 240 adults examined the effect of curcumin, which is found in turmeric, on … Read more >

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Two U.S. Senators have proposed that the federal government get more involved in overseeing how to handle the diabetes epidemic.
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Which group do you think expends more energy in a day? A tribe of hunter-gatherers in Tanzania, or some office workers in Chicago or Dallas? The surprising answer is neither. Read more >

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The same 48% of Americans who admit to drinking at least one soda every day also consider themselves overweight. Read more >

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A compound associated with Alzheimer’s disease is also found in high amounts in people with diabetes – evidence that researchers have been looking for as the link between the two diseases. Read more >

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Pycnogenol, an extract from a European coastal pine tree, already known for its value in quelling hot flashes and pain during menopause, has shown its value in heart disease as well. Read more >

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It’s been 13 years since the Food and Drug Administration allowed a weight-loss drug on the market in the U.S. Now in the space of a few days, the FDA has approved two, Belviq and Qsymia, both plastered with severe warnings and restrictions. Read more >

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Changing their diet and sticking with rigorous exercise helped diabetic and prediabetic contestants on “The Biggest Loser” get off of their medications in just weeks, according to a medical advisor for the TV show. A study of the show’s contestants … Read more >

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Following a low-carb diet won’t do damage to the kidneys, the opposite of what medical experts have feared for years. Read more >