Are Blue Zones the Secret to Living Longer?

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When it comes to health goals, many of us automatically think of weight loss, or going vegan and gluten free. But what about focusing on longevity as the ultimate end goal? Certain places, like Eastern Asia, have embedded the value of longevity into their cultures for centuries. And it’s not surprising that there are some … Continue reading Are Blue Zones the Secret to Living Longer?

Diabetes Can Increase Your Risks from COVID-19. Here’s What You Can Do to Help Prevent Both.

We’re all doing our best to stay healthy right now. And while following the CDC guidelines is slowly starting to become second nature (in a dysopian kind of way at least), some of us need to take extra steps to protect ourselves from COVID-19. According to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the elevated blood … Continue reading Diabetes Can Increase Your Risks from COVID-19. Here’s What You Can Do to Help Prevent Both.

Diabetes and Dental Health: 12 Ways to Protect Your Smile

Did you know that there’s a very strong link between diabetes and gum disease? Diabetes affects many parts of the body, including the mouth and teeth. High blood sugar levels can create an environment in the mouth where bacteria and fungus can grow rampant and potentially affect the whole body if left untreated. It’s super important that everyone–and especially people with … Continue reading Diabetes and Dental Health: 12 Ways to Protect Your Smile

Clean Up Your Sleep Habits for Better Zzzs

Sleep was so simple when we were kids. Remember? Falling into a deep slumber was as easy as flipping a switch. But as adults, lots of things can get in the way of feeling well-rested. A good night’s sleep has been linked to better overall health, including a more robust immune system, clearer thinking and decision-making, faster recall and learning, … Continue reading Clean Up Your Sleep Habits for Better Zzzs

We’re Putting Free Diabetes Prevention Tools Into the Hands of Millions

Ready for a shocking statistic? More than half of California adults (55%), including one out of every three young adults, have either prediabetes — a condition that can lead to type 2 diabetes — or type 2 diabetes. That’s a whopping 15.5 million adults in the Golden State alone, according to a 2016 UCLA study. Countrywide, more than 86 million … Continue reading We’re Putting Free Diabetes Prevention Tools Into the Hands of Millions