August, 2016 | Lyfboat Blog

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WORST DIET CHOICES FOR DIABETICS

foods to avoid in diabetes

From an uncommon condition to a next-generation epidemic, diabetes has evolved in the past few decades to affect more than 400 million people around the world. Diabetes is not just a disease by itself, but it is also a major cause of a number of other conditions, including blindness, heart stroke, kidney failure and amputation.… Read More

The Best Diet to Lower Your Risk of Colon Cancer

colon cancer

Colon cancer is a cancer of the intestine in the colon or rectum. While colon cancer can be attributed to genetic disorders, most cases of colon cancer are due to lifestyle. Poor diet, physical inactivity, excessive alcohol, smoking and being overweight all increase the risk of developing bowel cancer.

The good news is that it … Read More

What you need to know about the Zika virus

Zika virus

Zika virus is a type of arbovirus which is transmitted through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito, particularly those from the tropical regions. Even though the Zika virus has been known since 1947, its outbreak became noticeable in 2015, much later than other viruses from the same family such as Chikungunya and dengue.

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