The Scary Condition Called Diabetes – A [Prevention Guide]

Diabetic Guide

I n recent years diabetes has become a prevalent problem, and some even go so far as to call it an epidemic. The number of people being diagnosed with this disease is rising worldwide. In the US alone there are an estimated 29.1 million people with diabetes.

Of these 8.1 million are cases of people who are un-diagnosed. Diabetes is the world’s eighth biggest killer, accounting for some 1.5 million deaths each year, according to Statista. A new report from the World Health Organization reveals that the number of cases worldwide has nearly quadrupled to 422 million in 2014 from 108 million in 1980.

According to statistics gathered by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 37% of adults over the age of 20 in the US had pre-diabetes in 2009-2012.

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The Ultimate Guide to 11 Of The Best Home Gym Equipment

11 Gym Equipment

A re you tired of going to the gym and waiting in line for the next available machine? Instead of paying month after month of gym memberships, you could invest some money in a home gym.

Many people are building their own home gyms these days, including good gym flooring for solid grip. They’re closer, cleaner, and can last you ages.

Studies show that if people who own home gyms remain consistent, they exercise more often than gym-goers. Researchers at UC Berkeley found that the majority of people with gym memberships pay monthly but aren’t going.

If you’re shy of commitment but want to get the ultimate body or at least fit, there’s no avoiding a gym that’s right inside your home.

ALSO: Recently we covered, in another post, the best elliptical trainers for home use that are currently available in the market. Worth a read!

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8 Quality Weight Loss Foods You Can Eat To Shed Pounds

8 Healthy Foods

Weight loss is caused by expending more calories than one takes in. This can be done by going to the gym every other day, but some people just can’t due to lack of time, health conditions, or other factors of every day life.

You may have been told that losing weight without exercise is impossible, but that’s simply not true.

Exercise isn’t the end all be all of losing excess bulge. Diet is largely important too. It’s possible but can definitely be hindered if a person continues to eat more than what their body is expending.

Exercise helps expend so without it, you will need to find filling, nutritious food that doesn’t have tons of calories.

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The Ultimate Guidebook on How to Eat Healthy in College

Eat Healthy in College

H ealthy eating has gained a reputation of being too expensive, for college students especially. But how do you eat healthy when you have a low budget?

Proper nutrition is vital for modern Americans. Obesity rates have risen in the United States and more than one-third of all young adults are overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Many of those among the overweight are often poor-income citizens, according to Kirsten A. Grimm, a public health professional.

Obesity causes young adults to be at risk for a slew of diseases like Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and gallbladder failure, reported by the CDC. These health problems can be tackled by applying proper nutrition to one’s lifestyle.

A good diet is not impossible for the average college kid. There are ways around the financial dilemma of healthy eating. The following guide can help college students make healthier eating choices from the dining courts, to off-campus residences and beyond.

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[Workout Question] Is Balanced Diet Really That Important?

Balanced Diet

 I hear it all too often from new bodybuilders. “I just have to eat a lot of protein and workout to get ripped, right?” I wish that were the case.

Having a well balanced diet to accompany any workout plan, whether the ultimate goal is to lose weight or to simply build muscle, is crucial to success.

To understand why a diet is so important, we have to look at the cascading effect of body building and how bad habits early on can eventually lead to problems down the road.

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