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Nutritional Approach for Alzheimer’s disease

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Nutritional Approach for Alzheimer's diseaseIn today’s Boston Globe their is an article www.boston.com/dailydose entitled “Is Alzheimer’s Disease akin to type 3 Diabetes?” This article discusses research that has found that persuasive evidence linking diet to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Guess what- The researchers discovered that eating a diet in whole foods, low glycemic carbohydrates (low sugar, low processed foods, and little pasta, rice, potatoes, breads, baked goods, and other starchy foods), limiting excess fat, and limiting nitrates (cured meats such as hot dogs, salami, and sausages), and exercising, has shown to help reduce the incidence of alzheimer’s. Could it be that eating the way ZonePerfect Cooking Made Easy, by Gloria Bakst suggests will help you reduce not only diabetes, heart disease and obesity but also help with reducing the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease. If you want to preview some great low glycemic recipes that are tasty and flavorful go to http://www.chefgloriab.com/healthy-recipes.html. If you need help preparing meals Chef Gloria B will help. Contact her at Gloria@ChefGloriab.com or visit http://www.chefgloriab.com/personal-chef-service.html.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome & Type 2 Diabetes, Treatment

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Do you or anyone you know have PCOS, otherwise known as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome? Or do you have or know anyone who has Type 2 diabetes? You maybe surprised to learn that the treatments for both diseases are remarkably similar. Both can be managed with lifestyle changes. Both have the similar drug treatments recommended. If you or someone you know has this drugs aren’t necessary, if they make significant changes in their lifestyles through diet and exercise.

Getting 5 days of exercise for a minimum of 30 minutes is very important. The exercise needs to raise your heart rate to get maximum benefit. Walking, biking, running, swimming, dancing, single’s tennis, rowing, kayaking are some of the vigorous exercises that will help with changing your conditions.

The diet part is the other big piece of the picture. Eating a balance of lean protein (fish, soy, eggs, or egg whites, low fat diary products, white meat chicken & turkey, bison, or very lean cuts of beef) (approximately palm size and thickness), low glycemic, high fiber carbohydrates, and some monounsaturated fats at each meal will help change your conditions. Staying away from sugar and sweetened drinks will help you reach your health goals.

For a list of the top high fiber foods with recipes, go to http://www.chefgloriab.com/high-fiber-foods.html

If your looking to improve your health and confused about how to get healthy see www.balancednutritionallifestyles.com. We can help make it easy, simple, and delicious. Try some of our free recipes to help you get started with your new lifestyle. We can teach you how to make them or do it for you with our personal chef services.