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Metabolic Syndrome: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Treatment, and Prevention

Metabolic Syndrome is a group of five factors that increase the risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and stoke. The more factors you have, the higher your chances of developing metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome impacts up to one-third of American adults, according to the American Heart Association. Metabolic syndrome is one of the strongest predictors… Continue reading Metabolic Syndrome: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Treatment, and Prevention

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Obesity Can Lead To Higher Risk Of Migraine

A startling 42.4% of American adults are obese, defined as having a BMI of 30 or greater. Being overweight or obese can have serious health implications, including higher risk of high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and more. Studies also show that being overweight or obese is associated with higher prevalence of… Continue reading Obesity Can Lead To Higher Risk Of Migraine

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Longterm Studies Show Keto Diet Potentially Harmful to Body

Previously, we shared info on the popular Keto diet, the super low carb weight loss approach. Low carb diets are not new, popularized in the 1920s to treat epilepsy and diabetes, but the trend shifted to increasingly low amounts of carbs, morphing into the well-known Keto diet of today. The keto diet relies on ketone… Continue reading Longterm Studies Show Keto Diet Potentially Harmful to Body

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These 10 Foods Can Help Weight Loss

Too often, weight loss is approached by subtracting or restricting foods. But sometimes adding foods can actually improve weight loss. That’s the case with vegetables. Because they are high in water and fiber they help to satisfy hunger and give the feeling of fullness, especially when consumed before a meal. They're also packed with many beneficial nutrients… Continue reading These 10 Foods Can Help Weight Loss