There’s been a lot of news that low carb diets are bad for your heart because of the protein and fat content. However, that’s largely due to the way people misinterpret the mandate to reduce carbs and shift to proteins.
Protein does not mean steaks every night. There are many healthy sources of protein, and if you look at the low carb menus that the nutritionists prepare, these advocate the same kinds of foods that cardiologists would recommend to their patients.
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Physical exercise contributes to stimulating the secretion of substances called catecholamine amines, which cause breakdown of fat (lipolysis). Physical activity not only facilitates and accelerates weight loss.
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When confronted by a life-threatening disease, it is easy to feel sorry for yourself. “Get some exercise” is easier said than done, how about “cut down on your food intake”? The reality of all this is that you have to change your lifestyle, you have to be positive and you have to stay motivated.
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Obesity, diabetes, gout, thyroid disease – what connects these distant medical units? Why have they been mentioned in one breath? All are related to abnormalities of metabolism – metabolic defects and are termed metabolic diseases.
Constant, elevated blood glucose and life-threatening, rapid spikes in glucose levels – this is diabetes, often the dramatic consequence of excessive obesity and physical inactivity.
And the finale? Damage to kidneys, cardiovascular system, sight, leg amputation due to diabetic foot … Gout – metabolic disease leading to the formation of urinary crystals that damage the joints.
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If you thought being obese is being the target of fun, it only tells the part of the story about dangers and predicaments obesity exposes you to. Obesity is no more a simple result of the overeating-lead-to-overweight case.
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There has been a lot of talk in recent years about the importance of cutting out carbohydrates, or carbs, from a normal diet. I cannot tell you how many articles I have read and how many news clips I have watched about the benefits of a low-carb eating plan.
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In simple terms, carbohydrates are broken down by various enzymes into simple sugars then glucose so they can be absorbed into the blood. Digestive enzymes are like biological scissors – they chop long starch molecules into simpler ones.
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Broccoli, a close relation of the cauliflower, has long been a popular food in Europe. This vegetable has proved to be an effective anti-diabetic food. It is rich source of chromium, a trace mineral that seems to lower blood sugar.
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I was told in rapid succession that I was suffering from intermittent claudication (that’s blocked arteries in the legs), high blood pressure, Diabetes Type 2. and that I was overweight.
Not a lot of pleasure there! The intermittent claudication made it increasingly difficult to do much so that in effect I had become a prisoner to my house and garden. The exercise was out of the question, my legs simply couldn’t cope, but it was hoped that angioplasty to each leg would cure the problem. It didn’t.
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Although a “miracle” diabetes diet does not exist to cure the disease, if you have type 2 diabetes, there are dietary rules you can follow that will ensure you stay as healthy as possible. When it comes right down to it, proper nutrition is the only “diet” you need to follow. Many people are inexperienced with following a healthy diet, but once you get into the swing of things, eating properly will become part of your lifestyle.
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