Diabetes is a chronic health condition, meaning that it is something that many people will struggle with over the course of several years—potentially even for the majority of their lives. Your functional medicine doctor can help you develop a plan for managing and overcoming your diabetes.
Increasing evidence points to a connection between a common processed food ingredient and the rise in chronic diseases. Anyone concerned with living a healthy lifestyle and following an anti-aging therapy program should avoid consuming this substance. This ingredient is artificial sugar, including high fructose corn syrup. Increased consumption of this ingredient is associated with increased health concerns, including a greater risk of developing diseases like:
Watch out big tobacco—there is another highly-addictive drug on the streets trailing closely behind you, and this one has detrimental health effects that are similar to yours with a slightly sweeter disposition to boot! It’s found in more than 45,000 food products and available for purchase virtually anywhere. That’s right—millions of Americans are rapidly becoming addicted to sugar and some experts believe this fatal attraction could be just as damaging as smoking cigarettes.
You probably already know that maintaining a healthy weight can reduce your risk for serious disease. But how much weight do you have to lose to see an improvement in your health? New research shows that even small amounts of weight loss may reduce your risks.