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Simple ways to follow a low-glycemic eating plan for better health

Adopting a diet that mainly consists of foods ranking low on the Glycemic Index (GI) can help you have a consistent energy level, feel calmer, improve cholesterol levels and lose weight. So, why aren’t more people following a low-glycemic diet and reaping these health advantages? Some say a low-GI diet is hard to follow. Others consider it an eating plan only for people living with diabetes. According to Dr. Nishath Hakim, these are myths. “As an integrative health physician, I have consistently seen how easily my patients learn to incorporate low-GI foods into their meal plans and how happy (and relieved) they are with their results,” says Hakim. Want to commit to a low-GI lifestyle? Here are some easy tips to help you see results: * Not sure...

Youthful Aging

With few exceptions, people age at a similar rate until they reach their late twenties or mid-thirties.  Then most people reach a turning point – a transition from “growing” into “aging.”  In general, each biologic function begins to decrease in the transition.  There is enormous variation among individuals, as they age, in the rate of decline of biologic function.  Biologic age is an estimate of an individual’s level of biologic functioning compared to others at different chronological ages.  The individual who makes unhealthy choices may actually function and be aging biologically at the same level as someone 15-20 years older.  The question is how can you be one of those people who function and age biologically at a level equivalent to someone who is many...