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UCLA Study Estimates Nearly Half of All Adults in California Have This Deadly Metabolic Timebomb

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates more than 1 in 3 Americans (all ages) have prediabetes. While those statistics are sufficiently alarming on their own, certain states have even higher prevalence of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.… Read More UCLA Study Estimates Nearly Half of All Adults in California Have This Deadly Metabolic Timebomb

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CLASS I RECALL of R Kitchen Ready-to-Eat Chicken

Hans Kissle Company, LLC., a Haverhill, Mass. establishment, is recalling approximately 6,348 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products due to a potential process defect, resulting in the potential survival of bacterial pathogens in the products, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The microwavable ready-to-eat chicken bowl items were produced on various dates from Dec. 1, 2016 through Jan. 16, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: (1) 16-oz. (1-lb.) lidded bowls containing Roche brand “R Kitchen Sweet & Sour Chicken.” AND (2) 16-oz. (1-lb.) lidded bowls containing Roche brand “R Kitchen General Tso’s Chicken.”… Read More CLASS I RECALL of R Kitchen Ready-to-Eat Chicken

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The Majority of Adults in California Now Have Prediabetes or Diabetes

Nearly half of California adults, including one out of every three young adults, have either prediabetes — a precursor to type 2 diabetes — or undiagnosed diabetes, according to a UCLA study released today. The research provides the first analysis and breakdown of California prediabetes rates by county, age and ethnicity, and offers alarming insights into the future of the nation’s diabetes epidemic.… Read More The Majority of Adults in California Now Have Prediabetes or Diabetes

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NH Health Department Says 60,000 Adults Have Prediabetes, but Number May be Much Higher

According to the survey results, prediabetes was twice as common in overweight adults and more common among older adults in the New Hampshire. Prevalence of prediabetes was 50% higher in non-whites than in whites, higher among persons with the lowest household incomes, and higher among adults who reported more days of poor mental health each month.… Read More NH Health Department Says 60,000 Adults Have Prediabetes, but Number May be Much Higher

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What is the difference between a serving and a portion?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Nutrition Facts label appears on most packaged foods (see Figure 1). It tells you how many calories and servings are in a box or can. The serving size varies from product to product.

A portion is how much food you choose to eat at one time, whether in a restaurant, from a package, or at home. Sometimes the serving size and portion size match; sometimes they do not.… Read More What is the difference between a serving and a portion?

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Diet Myth Busters: Fast foods are always an unhealthy choice. You should not eat them when dieting.

Truth: Many fast foods are unhealthy and over indulging in them will likely cause you to gain weight. However, you can eat fast food on occasion and simply choose menu options with care. Whether your are eating out, on-the-run, or at home the basic rules are the same: choose healthy foods that are nutrient rich, low in calories, and small in portion size.… Read More Diet Myth Busters: Fast foods are always an unhealthy choice. You should not eat them when dieting.

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Health Benefits of Losing Weight – Do it for the Right Reason (You)

Instead of thinking “if I was only skinny I would be happier” or “people would like me more” focus on what losing weight can really do for you and for your health. Here are just a few wonderful ways that losing weight can help improve the quality of your life that has nothing to do with what people see on the outside.… Read More Health Benefits of Losing Weight – Do it for the Right Reason (You)