The Key Foods that Fuel the Brain

The Key Foods that Fuel the Brain

In 1/10,000 of a sec, the brain can respond to input and generate an action. Although it accounts for only about 3% of our body weight, it uses 30% of the blood your heart pumps and burns 300 calories daily. Plus, it takes your whole brain to make sense of what is being said. While […]

Easily Monitor Blood Glucose With One Drop

Easily Monitor Blood Glucose With One Drop

One Drop’s machine learning algorithms are powered by more than 2.2 billion data points, collected from over 1.2 million One Drop users. As One Drop’s data pool grows, so does the strength and accuracy of the forecasts. Currently, the machine learning algorithms accurately predict blood glucose levels up to 24 hours into the future, with […]

Coffee May Well Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Coffee May Well Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Coffee May Well Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes A meta-analysis of 30 studies involving more than 10 years of research suggests coffee consumption may cut the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by as much as 29% While the results suggest caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee have favorable metabolic effects, Type 2 diabetes risk […]

How Sugar Fuels Cancer Growth

How Sugar Fuels Cancer Growth

How Sugar Fuels Cancer Growth Belgian scientists have reported a breakthrough in understanding how sugar fuels cancer. The findings, reported in the journal Nature Communications, help unravel what has been a scientific mystery to medical researchers; precisely how sugar makes tumors grow faster. The new understanding could help lead to new ways to combat cancer, through […]

The Biology of the Brain, How Bad Habits Like Sugar Addiction Happen

The Biology of the Brain, How Bad Habits Like Sugar Addiction Happen

The Biology of the Brain, How Bad Habits Like Sugar Addiction Happen An article published by CNN Health is a reminder us that the connection between the brain’s nucleus accumbens and prefrontal cortex drives intentional actions, such as deciding whether we will take another bite of chocolate cake, or not. The prefrontal cortex also activates […]

Tomato Lovers Rejoice, They Are Heart Healthy

Tomato Lovers Rejoice, They Are Heart Healthy

Tomato Lovers Rejoice, They Are Heart Healthy New research shows a compound derived from tomatoes, a staple of Italian cuisine is good for the Heart. The study, published in the journal Food & Nutrition Research, found that taking the carotenoid-rich tomato extract supplement known as Cardiomato reduced low density lipoprotein (LDL or “bad”) cholesterol associated […]

Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, It is Killing Them

Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, It is Killing Them

Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, I is Killing Them Americans have a “sweet tooth” and it’s killing them. The over consumption of sugar has been linked to a variety of chronic health problems such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease. It is almost impossible for Americans to avoid sweet stuff because their food […]

An Ounce of Prevention, Avoid Diabetes

An Ounce of Prevention, Avoid Diabetes

An Ounce of Prevention, Avoid Diabetes In Y 2012, over 90-M people had diabetes or pre-diabetes, and 1 out of every 2 people with the condition do not know they have it. Lifestyle choices are the best strategies to controlling blood sugar, reducing your risk of diabetes and preventing secondary health problems from the condition. […]