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Daytime Sleepiness Linked to Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

Do you tend to experience daytime sleepiness or require afternoon naps? If so, you may be at a higher risk of developing metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is characterized by increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels. And it greatly increases your risk of...

13 Reasons Everyone Should Give Up This Drink Immediately

13 reasons to avoid soda and other sugary drinks.

This Antioxidant Duo Fights Inflammation and Insulin Resistance

These powerful antioxidant compounds have been shown to lower levels of systemic inflammation and improve the flow of insulin in response to digested sugars.

Yogurt May Decrease Your Risk for Diabetes

Recent research suggests that people who eat yogurt at least four times per week are less likely to develop diabetes.

Flavonoids From These Foods May Ward Off Diabetes

Consuming high levels of flavonoids, found in foods such as chocolate, tea, berries and wine, may help protect against type II diabetes.

Confirmed: Drinking Fruit Juice Raises Diabetes Risk

Recent research debunks the popular belief that drinking fruit juices is healthy. These sugar-laden drinks can actually increase your risk of diabetes.

The 2 Hormones That Cause Weight Gain — and How You Can Balance Them

Obesity is an incredibly complex disorder and your hormones have a lot to do with it.

Everything You Need to Know About “Resistant Starch”

Resistant starch has been linked to improved insulin sensitivity, reduced appetite and various benefits for digestion. Should you give it a try?

How Processed Meats Raise Diabetes Risk by Nearly 50%

Recent research demonstrates a strong correlation between red and processed meat consumption and the risk of developing type II diabetes.

Belly Fat is Even More Dangerous Than We Thought

Researchers conclude that overweight and obesity is a direct cause of cardiovascular disease and cancer.