Serious Consequences Of Obesity

Diabetes, Diet, Heart Health, Mental Wellness
The Most Horrific Consequences Of Obesity Obesity is a serious condition with many negative effects in the whole body. The excess weight puts your organs under more pressure and it may cause them to work less efficiently. Over time, these conditions may significantly affect your quality of life and even cause death. According to the British organization More Life, the negative effects of diabetes can be classified into three categories: Physical Obesity may cause many serious related conditions, including: • Coronary heart disease. It refers to the buildup of plaque - fat and other waste material - in your arteries, which may cause blocking and hardening of the arteries. Over time, it may cause heart failure and arrhythmia. In turn, arrhythmia may be severe enough to cause your heart to…
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Type 2 Diabetes And High Risk Diets

Diabetes, Diet, Weight Loss
Is Your Diet High Risk for Type 2 Diabetes? Type 2 Diabetes is a disease or condition that affects millions of people around the world. Once the effects or symptoms of Type 2 diabetes take place it can be hard to reverse or cure, and while there are a number of risk factors associated which may be out of our control such as genetics, other risk factors are completely within our control, the primary ones being lifestyle choices such as diet, smoking and drinking, and exercise. Of the many lifestyle factors that can be a precursor to the onset of type 2 diabetes, diet is the one we interact most on a daily basis (perhaps with the exception of chronic smokers or drinkers), and is certainly the most shared risk…
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Can Weight Loss Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?

Diabetes, Fitness, Weight Loss
Is Weight Loss the Magic Pill to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes? Type 2 Diabetes is a common and chronic condition in America affecting millions of people. It is a condition that severely impact quality of life and has serious health ramifications and side effects. According to the National Diabetes Statistics Report for 2017, 30.3 million people in the U.S. (or 9.4% of the total population) suffer from some form of diabetes. In addition, it is estimated that Type 2 Diabetes accounts for over 90% of all cases of diabetes. It is caused by a variety of risk factors ranging from genetic pre-disposition to lifestyle factors such as eating habits, smoking, or lack of exercise. Curing or treating the condition once it has taken place can be more complex and tougher,…
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Blood Sugar Friendly Snacks

Diabetes, Diet, Heart Health, Nutrition
5 Great Snacks That Do Not Raise Blood Sugar Your blood sugar levels are directly related to the foods you eat. When you eat foods rich in carbohydrates (including sugar), your blood sugar may rise. If your blood sugar levels remain consistently high, you may put yourself at risk of health conditions like obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. One way to select foods that won't raise your blood sugar levels is by paying attention to their glycemic index, a ranking of foods based on their effects on your blood sugar levels. The higher the glycemic index (GI) ranking of one food, the more it affects your blood sugar levels. According to WebMD, GI rankings help you get a better idea of how your body will process the sugar in that…
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Consequences Of Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes, Heart Health
3 Serious Consequences Of Type 2 Diabetes Diabetes is a condition in which the body either doesn't make enough insulin - the hormone responsible for controlling blood sugar levels - or doesn't respond well to insulin. As a result, blood sugar levels rise, which, in turn, may have a broad range of negative effects on the body. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, about 30.3 million people have diabetes in the United States. While the condition can be managed with a combination of medication and lifestyle changes, if left untreated, it may have a negative impact on the person's health over time. Among the consequences of type 2 diabetes are: Diabetic heart disease One of the most common negative effects of type 2 diabetes…
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Preventable Obesity-Related Conditions

Diabetes, Diet, Weight gain, Weight Loss
3 Obesity-Related Conditions That Are Preventable Obesity is one of the most prevalent conditions in many countries. According to the Harvard School of Public Health, in the United States, only tobacco causes more deaths in adults each year, and the condition is starting to affect more and more children. About one in three adults in the United States and about 1 in 6 children have obesity. A person has obesity when his or her weight is at least 20% above their normal weight for their height. Its consequences span from health issues like heart disease to infertility to social and emotional effects from discrimination, lower quality of life and a higher risk of depression. Obesity affects the body in many ways, but the three most common effects of obesity are…
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Is Type 2 Diabetes A Lifestyle Disease?

Diabetes, Diet, Fitness
Many diseases arise as a combination of genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors. Physical activity, diet, stress levels, and sleep pattern are all lifestyle choices that may raise the likeliness of developing certain conditions in people who are genetically predisposed to them According to MedicineNet, the term 'lifestyle disease' refers to a condition related to the way a person lives. Some of the diseases included in that term are type 2 diabetes, obesity, heart disease, as well as any negative effects of smoking and drug abuse. Researchers are still studying how genetics and the environment contribute to these diseases, and exactly which genes or mutations carry the risk. But studies do show when the lifestyle associated with the onset of the illness change, the symptoms and even the disease itself may…
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Video – Exercises For People With Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes, Fitness, Video
The below video demonstrates a series of exercises that are beneficial to those people suffering from Type 2 Diabetes. One of the things it discusses is how exercise helps to reduce the amount of glucose in your blood stream which helps to control your overall blood sugar. Some of the exercises demonstrated are the squat, lunge twist, squat with side leg lifts, jumping jacks, over-extends and more. [KGVID width="640" height="480"]https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/jeannecs/diabetesworkout.mp4[/KGVID] Click Here for more Health, Fitness and Personal Development Videos Visit these top fitness related websites for information on a wide variety of topics. Get free workouts for any goal and experience level Jillian takes all the guesswork out of fitness and gives you all the tools you need to succeed with her new app. Workout videos for every fitness…
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Video – Healthy Diet For Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes, Diet, Nutrition, Video
The below video discusses how making smart food choices and proper nutrition is essential for managing diabetes, which includes balancing the right amount of carbohydrates, fat, protein, vitamins, and minerals along with how they effect blood sugar. It also reviews 11 super foods that will keep your blood sugar stable and provide your body with important nutrients it needs along with some study and research results. [KGVID width="640" height="480"]https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/jeannecs/healthydiet.mp4[/KGVID] Click Here for more Health, Fitness and Personal Development Videos Visit these top health related websites for information on a wide variety of health and wellness topics. National Institute of Health MedicineNet WEBMD Make sure to check out our health, fitness and personal development related free learning guides and quality digital products.
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Healthy Meals For Type 2 Diabetes – Infographic

Diabetes, Diet, Health, Infographics
The below infographic displays what a healthy meal should look like for people suffering with Type 2 Diabetes. The meal outline includes 50% vegetables, 25% lean protein, 25% starches/grains and a small portion of health fats. Click Here for more Health, Fitness and Personal Development Infographics Visit these top health related websites for information on a wide variety of health and wellness topics including type 2 diabetes. National Institute of Health MedicineNet WEBMD Make sure to check out our health, fitness and personal development related free learning guides and quality digital products.
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