Sadness and anger are associated with higher levels of inflammation and may be a signal of poor health

Sadness and anger are associated with higher levels of inflammation and may be a signal of poor health

Negative mood—such as sadness and anger—is associated with higher levels of inflammation and may be a signal of poor health, report researchers. The investigators found that negative mood measured multiple times a day over time is associated with higher levels of inflammatory biomarkers. This extends prior research showing that clinical...

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Some Americans with type 2 diabetes test blood sugar more often than they need to

Some Americans with type 2 diabetes test blood sugar more often than they need to

For more than 29 million Americans with type 2 diabetes, testing their blood sugar is just part of daily life. But a new study suggests that some of them test more often than they need to. Fourteen percent of people with type 2 diabetes who don’t require insulin are buying...

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Why should not we give (barely) sugar to our children?

Why should not we give (barely) sugar to our children?

1. Because its value as a nutrient is zero. It has no proteins, no fiber, no vitamins, no minerals, no fats. It does not contribute “nothing good”, except “empty calories”. 2. Because it is not necessary for the brain and muscles to work. The “necessary sugar”, which is called glucose,...

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