Tag: heart disease

Diabetes, Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition

Cut Out Soda, Cut Your Risk of Diabetes

Americans consume nearly 130 pounds of added sugars per person every year. This includes both sugar and high fructose corn syrup. These sugars lead to obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension and heart disease and can be found in sweetened drinks, syrup, honey, breads, and yogurts. Since the 1970’s sugar consumption has decreased 40%, this is slightly misleading since […]

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Cardio, Diabetes, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Others, Substance Abuse

Men: Be aware of these chronic diseases

Although the gap has definitely decreased, men still live an average of five years less than women. And although both men and women are affected by chronic illness, men tend to smoke and drink more than women increasing their risk of many diseases. To top it off, men are also much less diligent about getting […]

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Cardio, Diabetes, Fitness, Nutrition

prediabetesDo You Have Prediabetes?

Prediabetes means an indication that you are on the path to developing diabetes. Having prediabetes means that your blood sugar level is higher than normal, but still below the threshold for having full blown type 2 diabetes. When someone is diagnosed with prediabetes, it is important take action because otherwise it will develop into type […]

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Family, Fatherhood, Growing Up, Health, Lifestyle, Masculinity, Parenting, Well-being

Are New Fathers Fatter?

“It’s not about me anymore, is it Doc?” I hear this all the time from men I helped to become new Dads. New responsibility, new priorities, new love. Maybe that’s why having children has been called one of few “vertical moves” in life. While fatherhood changes many a life, it’s also no bed of roses. […]

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Education, Growing Up, Health, Masculinity, Testicular

Size Really Does Matter… A Lot!

Ask a woman how many irregular periods she’ll have before she gets concerned or gets medical help. The answer is two, or maybe three at most. That fast. Do men have a similar barometer of health? Honestly, what besides pain or a threat-to-life brings young men to medical care? Answer: Not much. A Hard Example Nothing […]

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