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Is Diabetes prevention down to a simple decision?

Type 2 Diabetes is caused by poor choice and bad lifestyle

NOVEMBER is world diabetes awareness month and diabetes is now one of the most prevalent chronic medical conditions globally, is lifestyle and poor dietary choices to blame or are there other factors at play? South Africa and many other ‘3rd World’ African countries, have a substantially high level of diabetic ...

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Overweight women at higher risk of cancer

accordingt to research obesity increases the prevalence of cancer

A leading scientist has warned that women who struggle to lose the bulge are at greater risk of having cancer. Data revealed that the chance of getting potentially deadly forms of cancer also increased drastically as a person’s weight went up.Source: http://bit.ly/2bLG1Bs A study also revealed that on average, for ...

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South African’s: Africa’s no.1 in obesity

accordingt to research obesity increases the prevalence of cancer

SOUTH AFRICA has the highest percentage of overweight (obese) people in the sub-Saharan region in the continent, with up to 70 percent of women and a third of men being classified as overweight or obese. A 2015 Heart and Stroke Foundation SA study found that one in four girls and ...

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Obesity: “I finally beat skinny.”

accordingt to research obesity increases the prevalence of cancer

OBESITY is one of the most loathed human conditions but is also one of the fastest growing ones in the world. According to a report by the weekly newspaper the Mail and Guardian, there are more people becoming obese than there are malnourished. According to the same report at least ...

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To Banting or not to Banting?

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Diets fads come and go at such a rate. Is the Banting diet another fad or does it have some merit? The problem is that it is difficult to find truly independent information. It is always important to understand what the benefit is to the person who is sharing the ...

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Sugar, carbs, obesity and the choices we make

accordingt to research obesity increases the prevalence of cancer

It seems that the world is changing at an ever increasing rate – and not for the overall good of humanity. Stresses that come from financial insecurity and extra living costs forcing both adults in the household to work, have created the need for faster and more convenient ways to ...

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