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Syndrome X – A Fancy Name for Bad Diet

Syndrome X, or insulin resistance syndrome is a cluster of symptoms that increase risk of heart disease. These symptoms have nothing to do with high cholesterol yet have proven very significant in terms of predicting risk of heart attacks. First … Continue reading

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Insulin – Too much of this is a really bad thing!

Insulin is the hormone that regulates blood sugar levels within the body. Diabetes is the most well known condition involving insulin; however, insulin resistance is a more common condition affecting 25 to 30 percent of all Americans. Insulin resistance is … Continue reading

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Fat – Why we have it and what to do about it.

Fat – A great after Thanksgiving topic. Fat is that horrible stuff that hangs in all the wrong places on your body. I’m not even sure that there is a “right” place for the stuff. Americans in general have been … Continue reading

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Fat – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Fat, particularly the kind you eat, has a big effect on blood sugar levels. This translates to the fat around the middle. The wrong kind of fat actually blocks the messages sent to the pancreas to increase insulin production – … Continue reading

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