diabetes

Could coffee be a secret weapon in fight against dementia?

Could coffee be a secret weapon in fight against dementia?

Not only am I a fan of my quiet cup of coffee, but I also believe in the health benefits of this popular beverage. Caffeine is already known to help prevent type 2 diabetes and improve blood [...]

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Drinking alcohol could be ageing your body’s cells

Drinking alcohol could be ageing your body’s cells

While it’s true that moderate alcohol drinking may have beneficial effects to the risks of heart disease and strokes amongst others, drinking alcohol does undoubtedly pose some risks to our [...]

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Black-eyed peas help protect against metabolic syndrome

Black-eyed peas help protect against metabolic syndrome

Black-eyed peas are a good source of protein, especially if you follow a vegetarian diet and they are also packed a good source of soluble fibre.

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One more very good reason to eat fruit daily

One more very good reason to eat fruit daily

Fruit is without doubt one of the most important food groups that we can eat. Whether it’s filling us with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals or giving us a natural energy boost, fruit should be [...]

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How your smartphone could help treat diabetes

How your smartphone could help treat diabetes

A new study, conducted by scientists at the East China Normal University in Shanghai, has put this ‘smart’ technology to use in helping to manage diabetes.

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Could metformin increase the risk of dementia?

Could metformin increase the risk of dementia?

Metformin is a drug used to combat type 2 diabetes drug and it is taken by millions of people around the world. This drug has been proven to be effective in controlling blood sugar. It has been [...]

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Epigenetics: Be careful of pseudoscientific babble

Epigenetics: Be careful of pseudoscientific babble

Epigenetics is certainly one of the hottest topics in the field of medicine. It's definitely an area that we here at The Healthier Life is very excited about because it opens up so many [...]

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