American Diabetes Association Alert Day is intended to raise awareness of diabetes and prediabetes. Though diabetes is a serious condition and can lead to serious medical issues, it can be managed with appropriate medical care and lifestyle changes. Prediabetes, if diagnosed and treated early, can be reversed – preventing type 2 diabetes.
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Question: A middle-aged adult gains how many pounds on average during the holiday season?
If you’ve been around high school seniors or college freshman, you know there is one topic that often comes up - the freshman fifteen. As someone who is starting college this fall semester, the freshman fifteen is something I’ve heard about constantly, whether it be from anxiety-ridden friends discussing their concern or well-intentioned family members giving (not always wanted) advice.
Question: Which nutrient in the foods you eat is a bigger threat to your heart health: added sugar or saturated fat?
For many people, exercising seems difficult and exhausting — even a chore. To be honest, I agree. Exercising is difficult and it can be exhausting. But it’s an important part of my lifestyle, and I like the results I get from exercising: good health, a fit body, and the feeling I have done something good for myself and accomplished a goal.
There’s nothing quite like Jersey Fresh! If you live in or are visiting New Jersey, you probably know we live up to our name of being the Garden State. From community farmers’ markets, to roadside stands to colorfully abundant supermarket produce shelves, summer produce is tantalizing tempting – in a terrific way.
Ever wonder why men don’t seem to live as long as women?
Ever wonder about all the hype surrounding the Mediterranean Diet? Often called the “Gold Standard,” the pyramid of foods that make up this diet incorporates everything health experts recommend for heart health.
True or False? Too much sitting is linked to diabetes, heart disease, cancer and a shorter life span. But a daily exercise routine offsets those risks.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. If you want to cut back on your alcohol consumption, these tips from the National institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism can help you limit your alcohol consumption.