Tag: sugar

My New Favorite Body Scrub Leaves My Skin Smooth, Not Oily

We all have our beauty-product pet peeves. OK, I have, like, a dozen. Among them are brands that claim their products are chemical-free (literally impossible), waterproof mascara that is somehow less waterproof than non-waterproof mascara (I'm not naming names here, but I could), and body scrubs that are basically just tubs of oil with a

Survey suggests elderly patients with diabetes may favor more aggressive blood sugar control

Survey results of a national sample of elderly people with type 2 diabetes suggest that many long-time patients downplay medical and social factors that underpin professional recommendations for fewer medications and less aggressive treatment of high blood sugar. The survey study, conducted by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers, concludes that many older adults with diabetes, when

Insomnia makes you crave sugar

Lack of sleep can cause a sweet tooth: Scientists discover insomnia can make you crave sugar Insomnia may activate a brain region that ‘turns on’ when we eat sweet food Poor sleep might make us ‘stress eat’ due to the release of cortisol Study found no difference in how sleep affects cravings between the sexes 

Diabetes: Healthy diet can lead to a positive sense of life

A healthy diet has a positive influence on the blood pressure and blood fat values More and more people in Germany are diagnosed with Diabetes. After diagnosis, Sufferers are often treated quickly medically. However, in many cases, the disease without medication. Important here is, above all, a healthy diet is. Diabetes without medication According to

The skinny on new sugar calorie counts

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is getting serious about added sugars. Acting on the health recommendation that calories from added sugars shouldn’t exceed 10 percent of your daily total calories, new nutrition labels will break down a food’s sugar content so you can read how much added sugar it contains. The line for “sugars”

9 foods to help lower blood sugar at home

One way to control blood sugar is to eat a healthful diet. Generally, foods and drinks that the body absorbs slowly are best because they do not cause spikes and dips in blood sugar. The glycemic index (GI) measures the effects of specific foods on blood sugar levels. People looking to control their levels should

Scientists discover a way to reduce sugar content in cakes by 40%

Scientists discover a way to reduce sugar content in cakes by 40% Sweet solution! Scientists discover a way to reduce sugar content in cakes by 40% – without affecting the taste as confectioners plan to alter recipes Experts at Israeli food technology firm DouxMatok were behind the discovery Confectioners have hinted they will alter recipes

The Different Sugars And How To Find Them In Food Labels

An increasingly faster pace of life is what defines the modern human of today. Our need for convenience means we’re often eating on the go, at our desks or in front of bright screens. We are jumping on public transport or driving everywhere because we want to get to places quicker. Constant exposure and promotion

This Type Of Diet Might Be Making Your Acne Worse

You’ve heard of people cutting out sugar to make their skin look better. And you may have even heard the term “gluten face” used to describe puffy, inflamed, or red skin. But can certain foods actually make your complexion worse? It’s the subject of a lot of debate in the scientific and wellness community. So, we sat down