Tagged as Blood Sugar

Sugar can be downright divine. Just thinking about all the sinful, sticky, gooey possibilities can get our mouths watering. Humans and animals alike are -programmed- to love the sweet stuff, but too much of it may trigger a nasty spiral that can be difficult to escape. Excessive sugar consumption can cause changes to the brain similar to those caused by drug addiction, leading to cravings, binges and...
July 1, 2020
Body art may soon serve a function far beyond any personal statement or aesthetic appeal. Research into smart tattoos could revolutionize basic medical diagnostics, with the possibility of replacing some blood tests with patches of chemical-reactive ink. “Smart tattoos,” made with high-tech, chemical-reactive ink, could someday replace some common diagnostics. Research has been underway for combining...
June 10, 2020
Most Americans eat -three meals per day-, breakfast, lunch and dinner, interspersed with small snacks. Breakfast is usually light (or, for some individuals, skipped altogether), followed by a heavier lunch and an even heavier dinner. Dinner can be as late as 8 pm, and many people even continue to snack after that. This system can be a huge problem for diabetics, which is why they follow a special diet....
May 19, 2020
We have all heard advice like this: “Go on a diet, exercise 3 times a week, don’t stress too much,” etc. But for some people those things are a lot easier said than done. Some people prefer to incorporate something easy into their daily routine because they know they can actually accomplish “easy.” They want to still be able to see and feel results, but they want to achieve that without having to make...
April 28, 2020