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For over two centuries, people have used vinegar for its health benefits. It’s long been celebrated for its - antimicrobial properties - , with claims it can combat skin infections, fight ear and throat infections, and disinfect around the home. Now, enthusiasts are using apple cider vinegar to help with diabetes and aid in weight loss. But how safe and effective is it, really? - Apple cider vinegar...
In 2017, it was reported that - over 100 million - Americans were living with diabetes or prediabetes. Diabetes is a disorder of the human metabolism and is separated into three main types: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. The - 5% - of Americans with type 1 diabetes are generally born with the disease, and it’s diagnosed when the body doesn’t produce enough insulin to help transport glucose...
Stuck at a weight plateau? Try adding -intermittent fasting- to your routine. The use of time-restricted eating (also called intermittent fasting) is gaining popularity for a variety of health reasons, and if you are stuck at a weight and want to lose some more, intermittent fasting might be the help you need. Here’s how it works: In the most basic sense, intermittent fasting means to alternate cycles...
You're likely familiar with the consequences of a terrible night's sleep. You're cranky, feeling awful, and coasting on mammoth cups of coffee along with some high-sugar impact dessert masquerading as breakfast. "It's going to be one of those days," you reluctantly say late morning, assuaging your frustration with your coworker's homemade brownies. That miserable, out-of-whack feeling isn't just in...
Are you beyond frustrated to see your belly fat just refusing to go away? - Have you worked hard to get rid of that extra flab but with little success? - The problem with belly fat is it is easy to put on but really hard to lose. The pesky, visceral lump of fat around your lower tummy is disconcerting in many ways. The excess fat is responsible for secreting stress hormones like cortisol and inflammatory...
If you gain weight, despite all the things you take, check your hormonal background, writes Cure Joy. Maybe it's all in it !? This problem can slow down your - metabolism. Also check if you have an imbalance in the levels of estrogen and testosterone. Because of this, the body can store glucose in the form of fat. In addition, a high level of cortisol or leptin may lead to overeating. Avoid refined...
Can you relate to any of the following? - I follow all the rules, but I still can't lose the weight. I'm just getting old and my metabolism is slow. It's genetic. There's nothing I can do. Maybe I need to accept that I'm fat, and give up my skinny clothes. Nutrition strategies that work for others don't seem to apply to me. I lose 5 pounds, and then I gain 7! - I hear these comments frequently from...