There’s no disputing the fact that exercise is good for the human body. So it stands to reason that exercise would also benefit the body's largest organ: its skin. But does working up a sweat actually do anything good for your skin—or... Read more
Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a common complication of diabetes. In fact, the majority of people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes will experience hypoglycemia at one time or another—even if their diabetes is well controlled. Hypoglycemia c... Read more
Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the... Read more
If you have high blood pressure, the best piece of advice anyone can give you is to listen to your body. How you feel can and should dictate the frequency and intensity of your workouts. While it is possible—and preferable—to lose weight... Read more
Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the United States. But what exactly is heart disease? Also called cardiovascular disease or coronary heart disease, "heart disease" is a broad term that refers to a number of healt... Read more
Hi everyone. I'm a 58 year old, Canadian woman who is carrying and
extra 25 lb. and is for the first time in my life dealing with high blood pressure.
I have less than 2 mths. left to try and get it down before my Dr. puts me on meds. for it.
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I know whole wheat is best, but I find it has more fibre than I can handle so I've just been eating white bread. Is there such a thing as bread that has benefits of whole wheat but not the fibre?
Is rye bread a bread with low fibre?... Read more
I had a meeting with a dietician for pre diabeties. She told me to get in 15 net carbs a day. She said that 15g equals one net carb, so if i eat something with 30 grams of carbs that is 2 carb choices for the day leaving me 13 more. So i understand a... Read more
Cherries are als foods that lower blood sugar.Avocado contains fiber to help slow down blood sugar increases when added to a meal.Eat small slices of avocado through the day to balance blood sugar.Sweet Potatoes will digest slowly. Sweet Potatoes hav... Read more
For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat.... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness.
One of the most visible changes you may notice during the menopausal perio... Read more
Skincare ExpertsDr. David Bank, dermatologist in Mount Kisco, New YorkDr. Doris Day, dermatologist in New York CityDr. Howard Murad, dermatologist in Los Angeles and founder of Murad, Inc.Expert Tips1. Skip the bubbles. Foamy lather feels luxuri... Read more
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