A Common Over-The-Counter Supplement May Also Increase Longevity

Glucosamine is used by many to rebuild cartilage in worn-out or damaged joints. Two years ago, a BioMed Pharmacother (March 2018) study reported that glucosamine lowered the risk of cardiovascular death by over 20%. Glucosamine is an anti-inflammatory and has … Continue reading

Are Carbohydrates Really Responsible for Obesity?

Scientists have argued over the years about what causes people to gain weight. The simplistic theory is that if you burn more calories (exercise) than you take in (eat foods), you will lose weight and vice versa. Others argue that … Continue reading

Can This Simple Supplement Help You Lose Weight?

If you have a deficiency in serotonin, weight loss can be achieved by increasing your serotonin levels. Serotonin is produced in your brain by tryptophan, an amino acid. Tryptophan comes from food. Many forms of depression and anxiety are associated … Continue reading

A Far Better Way to Treat Diabetes

Diabetes affects about one-tenth of all Americans. Roughly 95% of diabetic people have Type II; the remainder has Type I. A novel method is being evaluated to treat the problem’s cause rather than using insulin to adjust the symptoms. Diabetes … Continue reading

Want to Know About Type 1.5 or Type 3, or Type 4 Diabetes?

I have heard of Type I and Type II diabetes, but I came across an article today talking about Type 1.5. I know that scientists have been calling Alzheimer’s disease Type III disease for a while. Type 4 diabetes was … Continue reading

How to Slow Down Aging

Several years ago, I researched aging and longevity. What causes people to age? That was the question I wanted to be answered. I found two primary causes that slow down the aging process. I discovered several factors that can speed … Continue reading

New Surgery May End Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes (diabetes mellitus) is a disease that impairs the insulin response. Our bodies normally use glucose for an energy source. Insulin responds to the levels of blood glucose. When insulin levels are not controlled, levels of glucose increase in the … Continue reading

Control Blood Sugar and Extend Your Life

Blood sugar levels rise in response to the carbohydrates and sugars we eat. Insulin is secreted by the pancreas to control glucose levels. Glucose is stored as glycogen and used to fuel our bodies. Excess glucose is converted to triglycerides … Continue reading

What Forces Fat into a Fat Cell?

Foods provide nutrients and energy. Carbohydrates are broken down into glucose and sent to the bloodstream. Glucose causes a rise in blood glucose levels. Increased blood glucose levels signal the pancreas to produce insulin. Insulin is the hormone that forces … Continue reading

Natural Options to Treat Headaches

A headache is something that more than 90% of us experience in our lives. There are four primary types of headaches – tension, migraine, cluster, and occipital. This article will discuss the most common type – tension headaches. Each of … Continue reading