An ongoing global epidemic.
- It is estimated that in 2025, diabetes will show an increase of 300 million sufferers, in developed countries.
Populations at high risk.
According to the centers of disease control and prevention, Washington DC has 19.7 percent obesity problem.
- In 2009, Afro Americans have 51 percent higher prevalence of obesity. Hispanics have 21 percent higher obesity prevalence. Obesity is linked to type II diabetes. Diabetes mellitus has been recognized as a clinical syndrome. An increase of Type II diabetes has been reported among U.S. children and adolescents of all ethnic groups as young as 10.
Type II diabetes.
It is a group of heterogeneous, autoimmune, hormonal and metabolic disorders. Somatic depression may be related to metabolic syndrome and visceral adiposity.
Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus.
NIDDM has links with a wide array of secondary disorders including weight gain, dyslipidemia, high cholesterol, obesity and more.
- A 50-year-old, with diabetes is expected to live 8.5 years fewer.
Fresh vegetables, fruits, seeds, spices, herbs and exercise to prevent and decrease type II diabetes.
Visit a professional prior adding supplements to your daily diet. Herbs contain natural chemicals and may interfere with other herbs, medications.
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An epidemic: type II diabetes.
On June 25th, 2011, a global study found that in 2008, 347 million people suffer from diabetes in the world and 36 million in the USA alone. The rise in diabetes and glucose levels is highest in North America. Correspondingly, diabetes Medicare spending cost $45 billion in 2009 .This figure is expected to rise up to $171 billion by 2034.
one in three American adults, have pre-diabetes.
Pre-diabetes is when the blood sugar or glucose is higher than normal, but not high enough to be considered diabetes.
- 79 million, or one in three American adults, have pre-diabetes, which puts them at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
Preventive measures such as losing just 7% of body weight or 15 pounds, if you weigh 200lbs, through regular physical activity and healthy eating can improve or eliminate risk of type II diabetes.
Walnut or Juglans cinerea
Supplementing diet with walnuts (12% of total daily energy intake equivalent) improves plasma lipid profile. Significant changes in serum concentrations of total cholesterol, triglycerides and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) have been observed.
Sprinkle walnuts on a bowl of oat meal or salad are a good addition to any daily diet.
- 25.00 g of walnuts provides 163.50 calories
Study shows that brown seaweed has anti-diabetic effects. On top of all that the compound improves insulin resistance and decreases blood glucose.
- Seaweeds contain marine carotenoids which have very strong antioxidant effects helping to get rid of free radicals.
C. intybus Cichorium intybus L
C. intybus Cichorium intybus L can be used as substitute for coffee. Adding low fat milk to it, it can be drunk hot during the day.
- Study demonstrates that the activities possessed by C. intybus are highly desirable for the treatment of NIDDM.
Inulins are polysaccharides and fibers, found in the roots of Cichorium intybus L.
- Study shows that individual consuming 17 g of inulin-type fructans per day will decrease hyperlipidemia.
“Love apple” skin extract lessen diabetes & more
Tomato: rising flavonoids intake, can significantly decrease the risk of “age related diseases” such as diabetes.
A main active component of tomato skin extract may be useful in the management of postprandial hyperglycemia in diabetes and related disorders.
- Naringenin chalcone, a polyphenol, demonstrates a significant reduction of blood glucose levels.
Tomatoes are low in calorie and contains high amount of vitamins, minerals, and trace minerals.
An alternative exercise.
What is Tai Chi?
Tai Chi is a gentle activity that deals with spiritual, mental and energy flow (qi or chi).
- T’ai Chi can be applied regularly and daily for patients with type 2 and overweight.
T’ai Chi improves BMI, lipid profile, C-reactive protein, and malondialdehyde. Periodic monitoring of blood glucose, blood pressure, heart rate, breathing, physical fitness, and symptoms of discomfort of patients who exercise helps prevent injury.