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Archive for November, 2001

The Health Benefits of Olive Oil

Tuesday, November 27th, 2001 Posted in News & Articles | No Comments »

Why should you use olive oil? Well there are several reasons. Substituting olive oil, a monounsaturated fat, for saturated fats or polyunsaturated fats can: Reduce blood pressure Inhibit the growth of some cancers Benefit people at risk for or with diabetes Lessen ...

Diabetic Ketoacidosis: An Overview

Sunday, November 4th, 2001 Posted in News & Articles | No Comments »

Diabetic ketoacidosis is when you have acids, called ketones that build up in your blood supply, which signals that your diabetes is not under control. Ketones are found in your urine when you are not getting enough insulin into your ...

America is Suffering from an Obesity Epidemic

Thursday, November 1st, 2001 Posted in Foods & Eating | No Comments »

66 million Americans are clinically obese. That means that they have more than 30% fat by body weight, when a 'normal' body should have less than 25%. Obesity has reached epidemic proportions over the past twenty years. Obesity used to be ...