Published 7:31 am, Monday, June 11, 2018 Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Mike Golic's Tips to Stay Healthy This Summer With Your Diabetes Support Team 1 / 1 Back to Gallery (BPT) - Summertime often brings fun family vacations and outings with friends, but with change in routine, it can also be more difficult to keep your health on track. An online survey conducted among 508 US adults aged 18+ with type 2 diabetes in February 2018 found more than half of adults with type 2 diabetes believe it is difficult to maintain a healthy diet and get the recommended levels of exercise (52% and 59%, respectively). Former professional football player and national sports talk show host Mike Golic follows these tips for staying healthy with the help of his diabetes support team: Work with your support team to stay on track. Part of Mike’s diabetes management plan includes designating people like his wife Chris as his team’s … [Read more...] about Mike Golic’s Tips to Stay Healthy This Summer With Your Diabetes Support Team
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Saturday, June 09, 2018 by: Carol Anderson Tags: achieving goals, food choice, getting back on-track, healthy eating, healthy habits, healthy lifestyle, healthy living, Motivation, reaching goals (Natural News) Admittedly, many among us dream of pursuing a healthier lifestyle, but only a few are actually willing to go for it. Meanwhile, there are those who have tried and then encountered a setback and no longer have an idea how to get back on track. When it comes to going on a health journey, there really is no shortcut, but we can always count on inspirational stories and helpful tips from experts to guide and motivate us. (h/t to AllinaHealth.org) Falling off the wagon, and getting back Getting derailed can serve as our starting point and then we can use these tips to make sure that we move forward towards achieving a healthier eating habit. Look back on what you’ve done so far – To start off, reflect on your journey before you were derailed. … [Read more...] about 6 Simple tips to help you get back on track to healthy eating
By Maria Conley, RDN Published 10:45 p.m. UTC Jun 4, 2018 Seemingly every day, a new headline suggests inflammation is the root cause of disease. And while some inflammation is necessary – and healthy – most Americans are battling chronic inflammation, which isn’t healthy. If you get injured or sick, your immune system launches an inflammatory response for protection. Trouble is, over time, unresolved inflammation can wreak havoc on your body, and even contribute to chronic diseases such as heart disease, autoimmune disorders, asthma or diabetes. What causes inflammation? Poor diet, environmental toxins and stress contribute to inflammatory processes. And since we live in a convenience food culture that prioritizes bacon, sugar and chips over blueberries and spinach, it’s no surprise that Americans are suffering. Our dietary decisions lead to inflammation, weight gain and pain. I think of it like a fire. You can help squelch that fire by improving your … [Read more...] about Inflammation and your diet: What’s the connection?
Published 11:56 am, Thursday, February 22, 2018 Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Tips to put the health back into healthy food trends 1 / 1 Back to Gallery (BPT) - With new so-called “healthy” food trends popping up all the time, it’s hard to keep track of what’s good for your health and what’s just a fad. Luckily, research continually shows consumers which fads to ditch and which kitchen staples stand the test of time and should remain in our diets. For example, did you know that coconut oil, a recent consumer favorite in health and beauty circles, has been found to increase cholesterol? If you are looking for simple changes that have a significant impact on nutritional health, consider clearing some unhealthy eating habits from your diet. Here are a few health fads that aren’t as nutritious as you may have heard, and helpful swaps that can benefit your health. Cooking with coconut oil Over … [Read more...] about Tips to put the health back into healthy food trends
Friday, June 01, 2018 by: Edsel Cook Tags: crops, Diets, discarded food, environment, Fertilizers, food, food science, food waste, fruit and vegetable waste, healthy diets, pesticides, reduce food waste, uneaten food, wasted food (Natural News) Picking a healthy diet is good for the human body, but it might also be bad for the environment. Researchers from Vermont warned that healthy eaters are responsible for 39 percent of all food waste in the U.S., according to a LiveScience article. In their recently published study, the research team discovered that healthier diets were linked to larger amounts of wasted food. They reported that fruits and vegetables comprised 39 percent of daily food waste. Dairy (17 percent) and meat (14 percent) were two of the other foods that often end up uneaten and thrown away. (Related: Stretching your grocery budget AND helping the environment: Tips for reducing food waste at home.) “Eating healthy is important and brings many … [Read more...] about 39 percent of the total food waste in the U.S. caused by healthy eaters