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Supplementation of Vitamin C and its Effects on Type 2 Diabetes

Vitamin C is a strong antioxidant that cannot be produced by the human body so it needs to be taken from food, mainly from fruits and vegetables. Therefore, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) is an absolutely essential nutrient for humans. [...]

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Glucomannan Supplement Causes Fat Loss in Overweight Adults

In a very recent randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, 83 overweight adults (66 women and 17 men) were recruited. Almost half of them received treatment (3 grams of glucomannan/300 mg calcium carbonate per day) and the rest of them received [...]

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Γλυκομαννάνη

Glucomannan

Glucomannan is a form of water soluble polysaccharide, a complex of fibers, deriving from the bulb of Konjac, which resembles the potato. It is used as a food supplement because it assists constipation problems, obesity, high cholesterol and diabetes. [...]

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Homemade food reduces the chance of Type 2 diabetes

If you eat more homemade meals you can significantly reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a research presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2015. People who were consuming about two homemade lunches or [...]

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Διαβήτης και άσκηση

Exercise and Diabetes

Regular exercise and physical activity is necessary to all of us, yet it is especially important for diabetic patients or people at increased risk of developing diabetes. Exercising regularly does not mean to run a marathon or lift an [...]

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Το διαβητικό πόδι

The Diabetic Foot

The diabetic foot is a complication (wounds – ulcers) that occurs often to people who suffer from diabetes. It may occur if  diabetes remains untreated for many years and mostly appears in Type 1 diabetics (diabetics depended from insulin). [...]

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Δίαιτα διαβήτη

Diabetic Diet

As it is known, diet plays a major role in the prevention and the treatment of diabetes. The nutrients we daily consume consist of 3 main categories of nutrients: carbohydrates, proteins and fats. The carbohydrates are contained in foods such as [...]

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Στέβια

Stevia

The glycosides of Stevia are substances with sweet taste deriving from the plant stevia rebaudiana Bertoni, used for many years now as a natural sweetener and a safer sugar substitute. The taste of Stevia is up to 100 times [...]

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Α-λιποϊκό Οξύ

A-Lipoic Acid

A-lipoic acid is a substance that resembles  vitamins and can be described generally as a powerful antioxidant. Although healthy young people can produce in their bodies enough lipoic acid in order to neutralize the negative oxidative effects of free [...]

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Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12

Although vitamin B12 does not seem to have any direct effect on the prevention or treatment of diabetes, however, the maintenance of normal levels is important for the health generally and even more to patients receiving anti-diabetic treatment (metformin). [...]

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