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How to live longer – the 35p snack you should eat every day to avoid type 2 diabetes

Eating a healthy, balanced diet – including at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day – could lower your risk of an early death, according to the NHS. You could also boost your lifespan by doing regular exercise. It’s the “miracle cure” we’ve all been waiting for, it said. Making some small diet… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: How do fructose-sweetened drinks affect risk?

A new review of existing studies published in The BMJ finds that sugary drinks that contain fructose raise the risk of type 2 diabetes more than other fructose-containing foods. New research finds that ‘nutrient-poor’ sweetened drinks have a harmful effect on metabolic health when they add excess energy. A range of recent studies has pointed… Read More »

Diabetes type 2 warning – the ‘problematic’ warning sign in your legs you shouldn’t ignore

Diabetes is a common condition that’s caused by the pancreas not producing enough of the hormone insulin. Without enough insulin, the body struggles to convert sugar in the blood into useable energy. Common diabetes symptoms include having cuts or wounds that take longer to heal than normal, having blurry vision, and passing more urine than… Read More »