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(NaturalNews) Millions of Americans have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, resulting in excessive fatigue and even more serious consequences. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC): “Insufficient sleep is associated with a number of chronic diseases and conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and depression…it is also responsible for motor vehicle and […]

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(NaturalNews) Many athletes often grab a quick snack or sugary drink to get an extra energy and performance boost during a race or game, but researchers have found that simply swishing a beverage in your mouth that contains carbohydrates triggers the same response. And athletes do not even have to swallow it in order to […]

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(NaturalNews) Widespread use of the sweetener fructose may be directly responsible for some of the ongoing increase in rates of childhood diabetes and obesity, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of California-Davis and published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Fructose is a sugar that naturally occurs in low amounts in fruits and […]

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Post image for Increasing Soda Consumption Fuels Rise in Diabetes, Heart Disease

By Ed Edelson
HealthDay Reporter
March 5, 2010
FRIDAY, March 5 (HealthDay News) –Increasing consumption of sugary soft drinks contributed to 130,000 new cases of diabetes, 14,000 new cases of heart disease and 50,000 more life-years burdened with heart disease in the last decade, a new U.S. study finds.
“The finding suggests that any kind of policy that reduces […]

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