Neuropathy ( Nerve Damage ) & Diabetes

Nerve damage from diabetes is called diabetic neuropathy (new-ROP-uh-thee). About half of all people with diabetes have some form of nerve damage. It is more common in those who have had the disease for a number of years and can lead to many kinds of problems. Continue reading “Neuropathy ( Nerve Damage ) & Diabetes”

Is A Vegan Diet Right For You?

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It’s time we let you in on a little secret: going vegan is actually a piece of cake

Whatever brought you as far as this page, you’ve already taken the all-important first step on your vegan journey. Here are some tried and tested tips to help this exciting process go smoothly. Continue reading “Is A Vegan Diet Right For You?”

Signs Of Malnutrition

What Are the Signs & Symptoms of Malnutrition

by CASEY HOLLEY  Last Updated: Aug 16, 2013

Malnutrition occurs when a person’s diet and/or dietary supplements fail to provide the nutrients necessary for health, growth and normal body function. Malnutrition can affect every system in the body, depending upon the cause of the malnutrition. In mild to moderate cases of malnutrition, no symptoms or signs may be evident; however, as the condition persists, the signs and symptoms will become more pronounced. Continue reading “Signs Of Malnutrition”

What Cause Nighttime Leg Cramps

Magnesium: An Invisible Deficiency That Could Be Harming Your Health

Magnesium is a mineral used by every organ in your body, especially your heart, muscles, and kidneys. If you suffer from unexplained fatigue or weakness, abnormal heart rhythms or even muscle spasms and eye twitches, low levels of magnesium could be to blame.

If you’ve recently had a blood test, you might assume it would show a magnesium deficiency. But only 1 percent of magnesium in your body is distributed in your blood, making a simple sample of magnesium from a serum magnesium blood test not very useful. Continue reading “What Cause Nighttime Leg Cramps”