WEIGHT LOSS

EXERCISE TIPS AND WEIGHT LOSS

Implementing exercise in our weight loss program is very vital and produces significant results for many, but sadly many face challenges during and after some physical activities, and the results appear disappointing. Your Healthy Life seeks to coin out various exercise tips that will enable overweight individuals or those seeking to shed
DIABETES

BEST CARBOHYDRATES AND DIABETICS.

Carbohydrates, proteins, and fats are the most essential nutrients in every diet, with carbohydrates being the most important in terms of quantity because it is the primary source of energy in the body. Moreover, plasma glucose levels are determined by the levels of carbohydrates and insulin in the blood. Therefore, carbohydrate intake
DIABETES

BEST FRUITS AND DIABETICS

The prevalence and severity of diabetes and its resulting metabolic complications are rapidly increasing, hence a major challenge to health care providers. Fruits are widely used in the control of diabetes to prevent these complications. They contain many bioactive constituents such as minerals, vitamins, fibers, and phytochemicals which have proven to be
WEIGHT LOSS

EXERCISE AND CALORIE BURN.

Overweight and obese individuals’ main health goal is to shed off extra pounds and as many find it very difficult to control their diet, they make intensive exercise their last option. As some of these individuals still fail through physical activities while others barely know much time they need to spend on
DIABETES

Which Foods Should Diabetics Avoid?

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder that leads to persistently high levels of blood glucose(hyperglycemia). When not properly controlled, complications such as glaucoma, heart disease, kidney disease, and diabetic wounds may arise. Diabetes control involves the use of insulin and medications, eating healthy, and exercise. Thus eating wrong can lead to poor
DIABETES

COVID-19 AND DIABETICS.

Coronaviruses are widely distributed RNA viruses in humans and animals. Although most human coronavirus infections are mild, major outbreaks of two severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV) in 2002-2003 and Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in 2012, have caused deadly pneumonia (1). In December 2019, there was an outbreak in Wuhan
WEIGHT LOSS

DOES EXERCISE HELP IN WEIGHT LOSS?

Losing weight is a major concern for most people whose body mass index exceeds 25 and many find refuge on exercise as dieting becomes a thorn to their flesh. In this manuscript, we shall walk ourselves through some of the ways exercise helps us lose weight, if at all it does, and
ABOUT US

About Shu Golda.

Shu Golda Lum is a writer for “Your Healthy Life” website, a blog that educates on general health aspects. She earned a Master’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Buea in Cameroon and also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (Food Science and Nutrition). She is currently pursuing a Ph.D.
DIABETES

TYPE 2 DIABETES AND LIFESTYLES

Upon diagnosis of type 2 diabetes mellitus, lifestyle changes are usually recommended for patients. These changes help in the control of blood sugar to target levels, hence preventing diabetes-related complications (diabetes management). These lifestyle changes include: Dietary changes; increase intake of vegetables, high fiber foods, whole grains, and decrease or complete avoidance
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