The holidays are now passed and the regret of too much unhealthy food indulgence is fully setting in.  You wish you hadn’t had that 3rd helping of Grandma Deb’s Sensational Double-Layer Pumpkin Pie but, you just couldn’t resist.  And then there’s the other things: the turkey, the sugar cookies, the fudge, the mashed potatoes and…well […]


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(NaturalNews) Big Pharma has been doggedly searching for drugs that target a group of nuclear receptor proteins in the human body known by the long title of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs, for short). The reason? PPARs regulate the expression of genes that are involved in fat and carbohydrate metabolism, among other functions — so the […]


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By Aaron Melius
Health Technology Network
Diabetes has fast become one of the most widely diagnosed conditions in the US.  As of 2007, the American Diabetes Association through the National Diabetes Fact Sheet reported the 23.6 million children and adults in the US have diabetes.  That’s a stunning 7.8% of the total population.  1.6 million new cases […]


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(NaturalNews) High-dose vitamin D supplements may help increase the body’s sensitivity to the blood sugar-regulating hormone insulin, thus reducing the risk of diabetes, researchers have found.
Insulin resistance (or insensitivity) occurs when the body’s tissues stop responding as strongly to the presence of insulin. As a consequence, the cells uptake less sugar from the bloodstream, producing the […]


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By Maria Cheng
(AP) – Running on empty may not be such a bad idea after all. Though many athletes eat before training, some scientists say that if you really want to get rid of more fat, you should skip the pre-workout snack.
Several studies suggest exercising while your body is low on food may be a […]


The study was designed by Dan Austin who manages the Congestive Heart Failure Unit.  It was completely funded by the High Desert Heart Institute under the direction and supervision of Dr. Siva Arunasalam, who is the Founder and Director of this institute.  Dr. Siva Arunasalam announced more preliminary results of the study, which are now public […]