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Sugar is Addictive

Might you be battling a sugar addiction?

Share In a study, rats fed on sugar rich foods were later exposed to drugs (cocaine and opiates).  These rats showed distinct behavior patterns of dependency. Rats on a regular diet showed no such behavior patterns. Scientists have increasingly come upon neuro-chemical and behavioural evidence that prove that sugar is addictive; and like all addiction BAD, leading to weight gain, …

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Diabetes and Video Games

ShareDiabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. The fad of video games has corrupted the youth. Kids, especially teenagers are addicted onto these games at the cost of outdoor play. By forgoing their exercise, sleep, physical activity and sitting on the couch playing video games leads to obesity which in turn puts these kids at …

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Diabetic Mothers-To-Be, Beware Of Weight Gain. Gestational Complications.

Gestational Diabetes

Share Studies indicate that lack of control over blood sugar could result in birth defects in the fetus. Pre-term delivery, over-weight, large birth weight, low blood sugar in babies and preeclampsia are not unknown where the mother has no or improper control over her blood sugar. DO YOUR BABIES A FAVOUR; CONTROL YOUR SUGAR AND WEIGHT DURING PREGNANCY. Obesity is …

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Three Centuries Of Darwinism. Homeless and Hungry.

homeless and hungry

Share The incidence of diabetes amongst homelessness is high and research indicates that this rate is higher than amongst the general population.  According to a study conducted by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC) the life expectancy of a homeless person is about 45-49 years. It has also been reported by the NHCHC that difficulties related to …

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Diabetes And Retired Military Veterans

diabetes and retired military

ShareMilitary veterans are referred to those people who have served or are serving in the armed forces. Those veterans that have had direct exposure to acts of military conflict may also be referred to as war veterans (although not all military conflicts or areas in which armed combat takes place, are necessarily referred to as wars). Being in the armed …

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