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Health Complications of Diabetes

Health Complications of Diabetes

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According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 30 million people worldwide had diabetes in 1985; the global prevalence of the disease will rise to 380 million by 2030. Diabetes accounts for nearly 4 million deaths each year. That means nearly 11,000 people die every day (1 every 10 seconds) of diabetes or its complications. These statistics represent conservative estimates because up to half of the people who have the condition don’t even know that they are affected. What is Diabetes? Diabetes mellitus includes several different conditions that cause high blood sugar or hyperglycemia. Blood sugar is a measure of the concentration of glucose in your bloodstream. When you eat carbohydrates (starch and sugar), they break down during digestion into glucose which en...
Take a Culinary Tour of Royal Berkshire

Take a Culinary Tour of Royal Berkshire

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The county of Berkshire, often referred to as Royal Berkshire, lies to the south west of London and includes a long stretch of the River Thames. It is here that the culinary tourist can dine at the Waterside Inn, first opened by Michel and Albert Roux, on the banks of the Thames at Bray. It is also where tours of the Great Kitchen at Windsor Castle can be taken when the Queen is not in residence. Dine on Gourmet Food at the Roux Family’s Waterside Inn, Bray The old village of Bray in Berkshire, has been famous for centuries because of the ancient song, The Vicar of Bray, which tells of a mid-sixteenth century cleric who manages to hang onto his living regardless of the religious preference for Protestantism or Catholicism of successive reigning monarchs. It has more recently beco...
Natural Protein As The Basis Of Healthy Nutrition

Natural Protein As The Basis Of Healthy Nutrition

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Yoga has become a part of many people’s life. It’s not just a lifestyle, but also a philosophy and a way to keep one’s body toned. You can often hear yoga is one of the most fashionable forms of exercise, as well as it is possible to change your body shape with the help of given practice. However, yoga is not just a physical practice that, obviously, has a good effect on a person’s life, but also a healthy way of living. Natural Protein And Its Benefits If you are into Buddhist philosophy, are interested in yoga and its forms, including Hatha, Karma and Bhakti yoga, you will definitely wonder which diet you should choose in order to keep your mind and body pure, active, and healthy. Most of the Yogis quit eating meat, since the philosophy salutes nonviolence in all its forms. So ...
How to Get Fit, Stay Healthy, Live Happy

How to Get Fit, Stay Healthy, Live Happy

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Eat 5 Portions of Fruit and Vegetables a Day Fruit and vegetables are good for you, we all know that, but eating 5 portions of different fruit and vegetables a day will significantly improve your health. The World Health Organization recommends increasing fruit and vegetable intake to help combat obesity, and evidence shows it also helps to lower the risk of cancer and coronary heart disease by 20%. Fruit and vegetables are tasty, nutritious, packed full of vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants and can help to fill you up. One portion is approximately 400g, equivalent to 1 apple, 3 heaped tablespoons of cooked sweet corn, a bowl of salad leaves or a glass of fresh fruit juice. Aim to get a variety of different fruit and vegetables into your diet each day, for instance by adding ch...
Health Benefits of Pineapple

Health Benefits of Pineapple

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The pineapple is rich in enzymes and nutrients which impart it with preventive, curative and anti-inflammatory properties. The pineapple is a popular fruit which first grew wild in the West Indies and South America. It was known to the American Indians as “na na”, meaning “fragrance.” The Spanish explorers called it “pina”, since it resembles a pine cone. It is rich in content and health benefits and has a number of uses. The pineapple contains sulfur containing enzymes and a natural healing enzyme called bromelain. According to The George Mateljan Foundation “Bromelain is a complex mixture of substances that can be extracted from the stem and core fruit of the pineapple” which “has a wide variety of health benefits”. Both the juice and the fruit have digestive enzymes and nat...
How eyesight can affect your health

How eyesight can affect your health

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Problems with eyesight can be a common issue - particularly as we start to get older. As they age, many people notice difficulty making out small print, or have problems distinguishing certain colors. That could be considered just a part of aging, however, eye problems should never be ignored. More than just a nuisance, problems with your vision can lead to serious problems with your health in several different ways. That's why it's so essential to make sure you're paying adequate attention to your eyesight. Poor eyesight interferes with daily life When left unchecked, eyesight problems can sometimes be more dangerous than you think. For instance, one moment you could be enjoying a nice game of Scrabble with your friends, and the next, the letters start to look fuzzy and you f...