Plant-based or vegan diet may be best for keeping type 2 diabetes in check

Plant-based or vegan diet may be best for keeping type 2 diabetes in check

It is linked to improved well-being, quality of life, weight loss and lower blood glucose. This diet is associated with improved psychological well-being, a reduction in some of the known risk factors for type 2 diabetes, and possibly some of those linked to cardiovascular disease, one of the main causes of early death in people with the condition, the findings indicate. The International Diabetes Federation estimates that 642 million people will be living with diabetes by 2040. In the UK around 4.5 million people have been diagnosed with it; in…

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Bay Leaf – Importance and Health Benefits

Bay Leaf - Importance and Health Benefits

Bay leaves (Laurus nobilis) come from the ancient tree Laurus nobilis, and it’s often used in cooking because of its distinctive savory flavor. Bay leaf (Laurus nobilis) has antimicrobial, anti-fungal and antioxidant properties. It can be used to help fight cancer, improve insulin function, improve cholesterol levels, prevent candida, treat dandruff, improve skin infections and support wound healing. Bay leaves (Laurus nobilis) have been shown to improve insulin function in vitro but the effects on people have not been determined. The objective of this study was to determine if bay…

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