Tag Archives: blood sugar

Cinnamon beats Diabetes, Alzheimers, Ecoli, Depression

Cinnamon beats Diabetes, Alzheimers, Ecoli, Depression Full of calcium and fiber, cinnamon is one of the oldest known spices, is mentioned in the Bible and was used in ancient Egypt as medicine, beverage flavoring and an even as an embalming … Continue reading

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Runaway metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is like diabetes for beginners and nearly half of adults over 60 now have it. Metabolic syndrome begins with a hefty layer of belly fat and some moobs (if you’re a guy). Then the blood sugar rises, triglycerides … Continue reading

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Counting calories with donuts?

A calorie counting lesson: One donut packs somewhere around 195 calories that subtract from daily calorie counts. But the really sad part is that one donut will also leave you nutrient deficient, insulin resistant and starving for real food. With … Continue reading

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Basil can heal! Basil can destress!

Want a natural treatment for Staphylococcus, Enterococcus, and Pseudomonas infections? That one is easy: buy some essential oil of basil. How about treating insect bites? Right you are: basil to the rescue. If you don’t happen to have a bottle … Continue reading

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About those yellow packets…

Want a little chlorine in your sweetener? Sucralose – in the yellow packet – was discovered while scientists were designing bug poison. Sweet enough to attract bugs, yet deadly enough to kill the bugs… The problem was that the bugs … Continue reading

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Growing a sweet tooth

From infancy, our palates are trained to love sugar, which gives us a sweet tooth that desires more and more sugar. You do not have to be overweight for sugar to give you heart disease. Weight and heart disease do … Continue reading

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Nuts for cashew nuts

Cashews, whether roasted, salted, or covered in chocolate, have amazing health benefits. Cashew nuts are actually seeds growing on the end of the cashew apple. The cashew apple itself is far too fragile to export from its native South American … Continue reading

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Sugar, glucose, fructose and high fructose corn syrup

Fructose is the sugar form found in fruit, in table sugar (sucrose) and also in high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). Fructose is a simple sugar that is sweeter than glucose. Common table sugar is made up of 50/50 glucose and … Continue reading

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Turmeric for what ails ya

The natural food supplement turmeric is a super spice great for dozens of health benefits because it is an all-natural, high-powered, anti-inflammatory agent. Turmeric also boosts liver enzymes that flush carcinogens out of the body. An over-burdened and poor functioning … Continue reading

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Love me some apple cider vinegar!

A tablespoon or two of Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) in water a day contains a wonder-filled host of vitamins, minerals and good-old acetic acid. Acetic acid works to control appetite, increase insulin sensitivity against too much blood sugar, and helps … Continue reading

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A lesson in sugar:

When you take in sugars, in about 20 minutes or so, blood glucose levels spike as the sugar floods the bloodstream. With this sudden spike in blood glucose comes the pancreas pumping out large amounts of the hormone insulin to … Continue reading

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Curing alcoholism

Kudzu is known as “the vine that ate the south”. But kudzu is more than just a big green nuisance; it is an herb with amazing qualities. Probably the most remarkable thing about kudzu is that it curbs alcohol cravings! … Continue reading

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Fenugreek you say?

Fenugreek is loaded with antioxidants that slow aging and help prevent disease. Fenugreek is also great for both male and female sexual stimulation, treating bronchitis, fevers, sore throats, wounds, swollen glands, skin irritations, diabetes, ulcers, cancer treatment, aiding the cognitive … Continue reading

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The diabetes brain sap-trap

Too much blood sugar brings too much insulin. This is part of the diabetes disease process. After a while, the victim develops an insulin resistance as the body makes more and more insulin to ultimately fail in the effort to … Continue reading

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Diabetes explosion!

The whole world is losing the battle against diabetes. The latest number of people estimated to be living with diabetes rocketed to 382 million this year with a vast majority being type II diabetes, linked to diet, obesity and sedentary … Continue reading

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Fat on the hips and tummy

Insulin is what your body uses to balance the blood sugar/glucose load. But when glucose gets stuck in the bloodstream, the body converts it into trigylcerides that are stored in fat cells. Your physical health and mental function suffer when … Continue reading

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Fat balancing act

Chromium picolinate helps promote balanced blood sugar and can help control appetite, manage food cravings and also has the ability to carry protein where your body needs it to help your body build muscle over storing fat. Chromium is essential … Continue reading

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