How to Lower Your Insurance Premiums If You Have Diabetes

How to Lower Your Insurance Premiums If You Have Diabetes

Diabetes is a highly treatable, but potentially deadly, disease if left untreated or undiagnosed. According to the American Diabetes Association, both the death rate from heart disease and risk for stroke are two to four times higher for people with diabetes. It is the leading cause of kidney failure and new cases of blindness and is the reason for more than 60 percent of lower limb amputations.

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Fruits and vegetables lower life insurance premiums

Fruits and vegetables lower life insurance premiums

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that many Americans are still coming up short when it comes to getting their recommended daily servings of fruits and vegetables.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 32.5 percent of adults get two or more servings of fruit per day, while 26.3 percent report that they consumer vegetables at least three times per day.

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How Does Chocolate Keep a Heart Healthy?

How Does Chocolate Keep a Heart Healthy?

People who are prone to stress and high blood pressure may turn out to be more prone to health problems in the long term, as well as higher health and life insurance premiums.

However, medical professionals have been highlighting the health benefits that some simple and enjoyable foods tend to offer – including chocolate. An announcement from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston notes that chocolate contains flavonoids, which act as antioxidants that can help maintain cardiac health.

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How will my child’s weight affect life insurance?

How will my child’s weight affect life insurance?

Obesity among America’s youth is a growing epidemic with long-term ramifications for both the health and financial futures of those affected.

An estimated 17 percent of children and adolescents ages 2 to 19 are considered obese, according to the 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the last year for which statistics are available. That is about triple the rate from just one generation ago.

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