Jordan Butler

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    Non Insulin Victoza for Type 2 Diabetes

    Diabetes is a body malfunction where your pancreas does not produce the required amount of insulin. Resultantly, it fails to cope with your blood sugar levels. Lately, diabetes type 2 has become a very common disease. According to the American Diabetes Association, almost 25.9 percent of people who are 65 years and above are suffering from it. When the body fails to produce the optimal amount of insulin from within, insulin is injected into the body. To date, this is the most accepted and commonly...
  • Common Probiotics

    Probiotics are live cultures of bacteria that work to maintain the balance of good and bad bacteria in your gut. Probiotics are found in certain foods, but can also be taken as over-the-counter concentrated supplements. There are several different strains and types of probiotics, with different health benefits as well. Here are some of the most common. Lactobacillus This is the most common type of probiotic strain, with over 50 different species. Lactobacilli are naturally found in the digestive, urinary, and genital systems in...
  • Dairy Substitutes

    If you’re lactose intolerant, you know that it can be difficult to find foods that don’t contain lactose but still taste great and are nutritional. Fortunately, there are plenty of alternatives for most dairy products out there. Here are five to try if you’re looking to diversify your diet.  Milk Alternatives The National Academy of Sciences recommends that you should be getting at least 1,000 mg of calcium every day, but this can be difficult to accomplish if you are lactose intolerant. Unfortunately, other milk...
  • Lactose Intolerance Struggles

    Unless you’re a part of the super elite lactose intolerant club (or vegan), then you have no idea just how much of a pain in the ass it can be to avoid dairy. Even the tiniest amount can send our bodies into a miserable tailspin for the rest of the day. Just in case you don’t believe that being lactose intolerant is a truly miserable experience, here’s a little peek at what I go through every day. People think you’re being dramatic. I wish I...
  • Stages of Alzheimer’s

    Alzheimer’s disease is a cognitive condition in which the brain’s nerve cells begin to die. This disease is most commonly associated with memory loss, but it also leads to problems with judgment and basic, day-to-day functions. Alzheimer’s does not develop quickly—instead patients begin to deteriorate slowly over a number of years. In order to accurately track the development of the disease and provide the best treatment, medical professionals have divided the progress of Alzheimer’s into seven distinct stages. Here is a look at the...