Tag Archives: Food

10 Signs and Symptoms of Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is an illness caused by consuming foods or drinks that contain harmful bacteria, viruses or parasites. It’s extremely common, affecting an estimated 9.4 million Americans each year (1, 2). While many foods contain potentially harmful organisms, they are usually destroyed during cooking. However, if you don’t practice good hygiene and proper food storage… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: Three tasty food swaps to make to avoid dangerous blood sugar levels

Type 2 diabetes is a lifelong condition in which the level of sugar in the blood is too high. It can be dangerous, because if not controlled properly, diabetes can cause serious complications with the heart, eyes, kidneys and nerves. As well as taking medication to treat the condition, type 2 diabetes can be controlled… Read More »