Tagged: insulin

oxidative stress and breathing

Deep Breathing Reduces Oxidative Stress

Medical researchers from Italy’s University of Camerino have found that diaphragmatic breathing – breathing from the diaphragm – reduces oxidative stress, and helps normalize insulin and blood sugar levels. The researchers tested sixteen amateur cyclists, eight of which used diaphragmatic breathing in a...

Mediterranean diet prevents metabolic disease

Med Diet Prevents Metabolic Syndrome

A study from Italy shows that the Mediterranean diet significantly improves metabolism, glycemia, insulin levels, C-reactive protein levels and body mass index. All of these factors present the issues related to metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is symptomized by cardiovascular disease, being overweight and...

HFCS

Hi Fruct Corn Syrup Raises Triglycerides

A new study from the Department of Internal Medicine at Eberhard-Karls University in Germany has confirmed that high fructose corn syrup significantly raises triglyceride levels. The research was performed on twenty healthy volunteers with an average age of 30 years old. They were...