Blood Sugar Health

Weight May Influence Preference for Sweets

It’s normal for young people to prefer sweet foods. But as they reach adulthood, these preferences typically decline. However, in people with obesity, the drop-off may not be as sharp.
New research suggests there could be a reason for this phenomenon. It may be that the brain’s reward system operates differently in people who are obese…

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Vision Loss? Here’s How to Stay Safe at Home

Impaired vision is something everyone becomes concerned with as they age. It’s something that can steal your independence… no more driving or going out of the house alone.
However, there’s another problem with vision loss that may be of even greater concern. Poor eyesight greatly increases your risk of a fall.

Is Sugar Hiding in Your Food?

Consumption of added sugar has been linked to a host of health concerns. Studies have found that excess sugar consumption increases your risk of heart disease and elevated triglyceride and LDL cholesterol levels. In addition, high sugar consumption has been linked to low levels of “good” HDL cholesterol. What’s more, research has identified an association…

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