Growing sugar consumption, larger portion size, chemicals and other factors are increasing childhood rates of diabetes – a lifelong punishment.
German researchers analyzed glucose-insulin metabolism in 36 healthy young adults whose mothers experienced stressful “negative life events” (divorce, infidelity, a breakup, death of a loved one, severe financial problems, a father in denial, being involved in a car crash etc) while pregnant.
Being stressed-out during pregnancy has been associated with a number of problems, like lower birth weight and premature birth.
But this research concluded that
Stress could give birth to children with diabetes in early adulthood.
· Engage in mindfulness living: Mindfulness is about focusing on the present moment, without judgment, to avoid stressing over the future.
· Try the Yoga Alliance to find experienced instructors in your area.
· Try handful of almonds, pistachios, walnuts; a cup of skim milk; or old-fashioned oatmeal to distress.
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