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  2. Study Shows Low-Carb Diets May Help Put Diabetes in Remission Key Takeaways A new study suggests that eating fewer carbohydrates than what is recommended by the American Diabetes Association can improve outcomes for people with diabetes. The research also found that following a very low-carbohydrate diet did not offer as much benefit as sticking to a low-carbohydrate diet. Each person should talk to their healthcare provider about the pros and cons of limiting carbohydrates to help manage diabetes. A new study shows that people with diabetes who followed a low-carboh
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  4. Heart Disease Symptoms How to Spot Heart Disease Each kind of heart disease has its own symptoms, but many heart problems have similar ones. How you feel depends on the type you have and how severe it is. Learn to recognize your symptoms and what causes them. Call your doctor if you begin to have new ones or if they get more frequent or severe. Coronary Artery Disease The most common symptom is chest pain called angina. You may feel discomfort, heaviness, pressure, aching, burning, fullness, squeezing, or a painful feeling in your chest. Sometimes you can mistake
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  6. Science-Backed Changes to Make to Help You Live to 100 The chance that you’ll be able to place the 100th candle on your birthday cake is mostly in your control. For real. Here’s how to stack the odds in your favour. Any time local newscasters interview the latest neighbourhood centenarian, they always ask the same question: What's your secret to living such a long life? The answers, however, are all over the map. Is it the daily glass of red? The after-dinner walks? The gals and gossip from Sunday bingo? The truth is, you can't boil the key to longevity down to one magic soundbite to
  7. Go vegan …have a heart

  8. Hello Ricky The board has sure changed since the old days. Most the foundation members have moved on or passed …it used to be a lively place, with lots of posts and interaction among members as you stated. It was a truly fun place to hangout indeed. It is good to hear from you after such a long time although it’s not very good news. After all you are a foundation member of the board, being onboard since its formation by the late Jerry Harris in 2004. I must acknowledge your contribution in making the board a success. It’s sad to hear about your battle with your health. I
  9. Sorry I haven't posted much. If it weren't for Kalip there wouldn't be much on here. Thank you Kalip for all you do. I have been a member since day one and it used to be very active but people have moved on or passed on. It was a fun place to hangout. Well it seems like it is getting closer to my time. It started back at first of year when I started having side effects with one of my meds I had taking several years. The med was Ozempic for my diabetes. I started losing weight and was very nauseous and throwing up every morning. after dropping 30 lbs. Dr finally figure out the cause.
  10. Diet High in Fat, Fried Foods Linked to Sudden Cardiac Death A large study shows that eating a diet high in fat, fried foods, processed meats, and sugary drinks is linked to a higher risk of sudden cardiac death, a common cause of death in the U.S. The research, published June 30 in the Journal of the American Heart Association, examined the dietary patterns of more than 21,000 people 45 years old and older. The research took place over 18 years in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study. In the study, the dietary patterns were named fo
  11. Almond Walnut Crusted Tofu (vegan, gluten free, grain free, oil free) DESCRIPTION A delicious way to enjoy tofu–Almond Walnut Crusted Tofu! This crunchy, flavourful tofu recipe is vegan, gluten free, grain free and oil free. INGREDIENTS · 1 package extra firm tofu (425 grams) · 1/4 cup rice flour, arrowroot starch (or corn-starch) · 1/4 cup soymilk (or other non-dairy milk) · 1 tbsp gluten free soy sauce · 2/3 cups roasted almonds · 1/3 cups roasted walnuts · 1 tsp garlic powder ·
  12. Benefits of Walking Walking: Trim your waistline, improve your health Ready to reap the benefits of walking? Here's how to get started — and stay motivated. Can you really walk your way to fitness? You bet! Get started today. Know the benefits Physical activity doesn't need to be complicated. Something as simple as a daily brisk walk can help you live a healthier life. For example, regular brisk walking can help you: Ø Maintain a healthy weight and lose body fat Ø Prevent or manage various conditions, including heart disease, stroke, high
  13. Roasted Root Veggie Breakfast Tacos Ingredients 1 small sweet potato, cubed (.5cm – 1.5 cm pieces) 1 medium carrot, peeled and sliced (.5 cm rounds) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon salt Zest of 1/2 lime 1 cup canned black beans (mashed) 2 (15cm) corn tortillas Preparation Preheat oven to 176 °C and line a small baking sheet with parchment paper. In a small bowl, mix the sweet potatoes and carrots with olive oil, cumin, coriander, salt, and lime zest. Transfer to
  14. How Healthy Are the New Plant-Based 'Fake Meats'? More and more Americans are seeking out healthier, greener and more ethical alternatives to meat, but are plant-based alternatives like the Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat truly nutritious substitutes? The answer is yes, according to new research funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health. It found the imitation meats to be a good source of fibre, folate and iron while containing less saturated fat than ground beef. But the researchers said they also have less protein, zinc and vitamin B12 — and lots of salt. "Switching f
  15. Healing Foods to Eat After Surgery or Injury Power foods allow for proper repairing and maintaining of tissues, cells and bones. When you experience any type of injury to your body or have a medical procedure — from minimally invasive to major surgery — consuming the right foods can put you on a faster path to getting your body back in functioning order. The Cleveland Clinic suggests that diet needs increase when your body fights wounds and infections. When your body is on the mend from an ailment, you should elevate your caloric intake. This includes upping your daily amount of vita
  16. FDA Approves 'Game Changer' Drug for Weight Loss The FDA has approved a drug to help in weight loss among overweight or obese adults. The drug, semaglutide, "induces weight loss by reducing hunger, increasing feelings of fullness, and thereby helping people eat less and reduce their calorie intake," according to a company statement. Novo Nordisk plans to launch the drug, given the brand name Wegovy, later this month in the United States. The weight loss drug is currently under review by the European Medicines Agency. Several experts said they this drug has the potenti
  17. What Every Man Needs to Know About Strokes Strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in men (and the third most common cause of death in women), yet most guys can't name one stroke symptom. Here's how to recognise and prevent them. Why Should I Care About Strokes? If you're like most middle-aged guys, you probably don't spend much time worrying about having a stroke. After all, strokes are a risk we associate with later in life -- something to fret about after we retire and are fitted with our first pair of dentures. But maybe we should be a little more concerned.
  18. Male anger is minimal. It'll go away quicker. Female anger is longer and will usually carry on. When I'm angry, it sticks longer.
  19. Men and Anger Management What Is Anger? Anger is a very powerful emotion that can stem from feelings of frustration, hurt, annoyance, or disappointment. It is a normal human emotion that can range from slight irritation to strong rage. What Are the Dangers of Suppressed Anger? Suppressed anger can be an underlying cause of anxiety and depression. Anger that is not appropriately expressed can disrupt relationships, affect thinking and behaviour patterns, and create a variety of physical problems. Chronic (long-term) anger has been linked to health issues such as high blood p
  20. Well, things have changed since the s6 came out. Developing for this phone is almost impossible because the snapdragon version bootloader is locked down and exynos one is a closed source.
  21. I think there is this tendency to blame genetics as a catch all for many things in life. Some people genuinely do have a genetic predisposition to high cholesterol, and I mean a defect in genetic function so that cholesterol builds to abnormally high levels. But even these people can dramatically lower their cholesterol levels on a plant based, very very little to NO oil diet. Just because you don't directly consume a lot of cholesterol, that doesn't mean everything else you eat is 'safe' to stuff your faces with. Processed oils of any kind is bad and can raise your cholesterol levels. Ju
  22. That's not Samsung that I knew when I had Galaxy S2.
  23. It's possible, or maybe even expected, for a bioactive substance to be harmful at a certain dose and beneficial at another. Toxicologists sometimes talk about "monotonic" response (more = better) versus "diatonic" response (more = better until more=worse). Both green tea and coffee would be expected to have diatonic responses, and the primary difference might very well be the tipping point where good becomes bad.
  24. Algae proteins partially restore man's sight The vision of a completely blind man has been partially restored using light-sensing proteins first found in algae. The man was treated with a type of therapy called optogenetics, which uses the proteins to control cells at the back of his eye. He first knew it was working when he realised, he could see the painted stripes of a pedestrian crossing. He can now grab and count objects on a table, Nature Medicine reports. The man, whose identity has not been revealed, lives in Brittany, France, and was treated in Paris. He
  25. You can always install an heart rate monitor from the playstore which uses the camera to get your pulse. But it might not be as accurate as the built in S health and as far as I know, samsung isn't very developer friendly so there might never be a third party app which will be able to use the built in monitor.
  26. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9GQ4RPhKyY This Dr's video is really helpful and educating too!
  27. I will say that coffee usually gives me some weird side effects, but maybe I'll start drinking it in small amounts and build up an immunity. Could be helpful!
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