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Diabetic Wound Care Around the Clock and American Diabetes Month

Diabetic Wound Care Around the Clock

Diabetic wound care around the clock is a topic of great relevance right now. November has come around and it is American Diabetes Month! The national diabetes month is a very important month for spreading awareness, to people of all ages.   Your Part in the Picture Yes, we are all involved. Adults, mention it…

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Prescribing Food as Medicine

Can you imagine your doctor writing a prescription just for you prescribing food rather than medicine and personalizing it according to your DNA? Nutrigenomics is an area of research that aims to give people the correct foods and diet suitable for them according to their genetic makeup. A study published in the Journal of Nutrition…

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Got a Sweet Tooth? You May Pay Sugar Tax

The epidemic of metabolic illnesses like diabetes and obesity that are leading causes of premature deaths and disabilities all over the world has led to governments toying with the idea of applying a sugar tax on foods and beverages with high sugar content. They are also applying front-of-package (FOP) nutrition labelling. These measures will encourage…

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Excess Fat around the Waist can Predict Heart Disease even In Healthy Men

A Brazilian study published October 31, 2018, in the Nature journal found that physically active men who are not overweight, but who have excess abdominal fat around the waist are more likely to develop heart disease. For years researchers have been warning that men and women who have excess abdominal fat around their waists are…

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Handcrafts are Beneficial for Seniors

Handcrafts Handcrafts like knitting, sewing and crocheting are just as popular today as they have been for thousands of years. In fact, there are good reasons why hand crafts have survived in today’s digital world. Scientific studies show that engaging in hand crafts present positive health benefits for seniors. Knitting Therapy A very popular handcraft…

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The Parkinson Pandemic and April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Every April, the Parkinson’s Foundation seeks to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease (PD) during Parkinson’s Awareness Month. World Parkinson’s Day is observed on April 11, during which time Parkinson’s organizations seek to raise donations to fund the ongoing research to find a cure, prevention or better treatment strategies for people suffering from Parkinson’s disease.The Parkinson’s…

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Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil and Nuts can Help Prevent Heart Disease

February is National Heart Month to raise awareness of heart disease in the United States, which is the number one cause of death. More and more doctors are recommending following a heart-healthy lifestyle to prevent heart disease. This includes consuming a Mediterranean kind of diet. During the 1950s it was noted that people living in…

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