A Soda Tax Could Prevent 26,000 Deaths Each Year

How Soda Impacts Your Body Infographic

A team of researchers have looked at the impact of a nationwide soda tax on sugary beverages. Each year, people in America consume 13.8 billion gallons of sports drinks, soda, sweet tea, fruit punch as well as other sweetened drinks, a mass intake of sugar that’s fueling increasing diabetes and obesity rates in the…

Soda Infographic

Soda Infographic

Not Just a Harmless Sip Most of us love to get a jolt of energy or sweet taste from a soda. However scientists have fully studied the health risks of such beverages and the results are frightening. Problems such as Asthma, Kidney Problems and even Heart Disease have been shown to be caused or…

Beating Diabetes Infographic

Consuming 3 to 4 cups of coffee each day could help in the prevention of type 2 diabetes. Regular and moderate coffee consumption has consistently been associated with a possible lower type 2 diabetes risk. 3 – 4 cups of coffee each day is linked to an estimated 25% reduced type 2 diabetes risk,…

Inhaled Corticosteroids Associated With 34% Increase in Diabetes Onset

Understanding Type 2 Diabetes Infographic

Inhaled corticosteroids are commonly made use of for treating asthma and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). These medications may however be related to the development and progression of diabetes. Researchers have discovered that inhaled corticosteroids were linked to a 34 percent increase in the rate of onset and progression of diabetes. On the highest…

Cord Blood Stem Cells Treatment Infographic

Cord Blood Stem Cell Treatments Infographic

Umbilical cord stem cells could be useful for treating rheumatoid arthritis. The umbilical cord has a non-controversial and inexhaustible supply of cord stem cells for therapy. Cord stem cells have huge potential in the ever expanding field of regenerative medicine. Experimental studies have already indicated that cord stem cells have potential for treating both…

Food Labeling Infographic

Food Labeling Infographic

Are you aware that if you buy a product sold as trans fat free, you could still be consuming a substantial amount of this unhealthy substance? Deceptive labeling practices could lead to medically significant consumption of harmful trans fat, in spite of what is stated on FDA approved labels. In fact, failure to identify…

Diabetes Around the World Infographic

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The risk of gestational diabetes can be determined up to 7 years before pregnancy based on assessing measures of body weight and blood sugar routinely. 580 ethnically diversified women participated in the study and women who experienced gestational diabetes while pregnant were compared to those who didn’t have gestational diabetes. It was found that…

Cholesterol Infographic

Cholesterol Infographic

Heart attack and stroke risk individuals with diabetes can be reduce by increasing HDL cholesterol levels. The medical records of more than 30,000 diabetes patients were examined and it was also found that individuals whose HDL cholesterol levels decreased had more strokes and heart attacks. Individuals with diabetes are more prone to heart disease…