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A Little Weight Loss Benefits Diabetes (and The Easy Way to Shed Fat)

You may think that you need to spend hours at the gym doing exercises you loathe to reduce your risk for diabetes. But the truth is that even a little weight loss benefits diabetes. In fact, studies have shown that losing only 5-7% of your body weight (typically between seven to 10 pounds) can dramatically cut your risk for diabetes. So how does being overweight increase diabetes … [Read more...]

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Endocrine Disruptors in Food Promote Diabetes (7 Ways to Protect Yourself)

Avoiding chemicals in personal care and household products and eating organic foods can protect you against hidden chemicals that promote diabetes. In fact, dozens of endocrine disruptors in food - from farm raised fish to fresh fruit -  have been found to increase the risk for diabetes by up to 3800%! Diabetes is a disease of the endocrine system, the system that regulates hormones that … [Read more...]

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3 Healthy Fats for Diabetes (and Why You Should Eat MORE!)

Should you be eating MORE healthy fats for diabetes and healthy blood sugar balance? If you've been eating a "Standard American Diet" or following a low-fat regime, then the answer is YES. In fact, a higher fat, lower carbohydrate diet has been proven - time and time again - to produce healthier outcomes for diabetics. But before we look further at fats, lets take a look at... Why a Low … [Read more...]

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REVERSE Diabetes with a Diabetes Diet

A diabetes diet is a natural, drug-free and delicious approach that you can use to manage and even REVERSE diabetes and prevent complications. A healthy diabetes diet will provide you with the right ratios of protein, healthy fat and low glycemic carbs for blood sugar balance. But unfortunately, most people with diabetes don’t set health goals or adhere to their nutrition care plan. In fact, … [Read more...]

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7 Superfoods That Reduce Blood Sugar

Did you know that you can reduce the glycemic impact a food has on your body by eating “complementary” foods? It’s true! In fact, some foods can reduce blood sugar by as much as 50%! Reduce Blood Sugar Spikes with Seven Superfoods Here are a few tips to reduce the glycemic index of higher carb foods. Remember, eat higher glycemic foods infrequently, and when you do, watch your portion … [Read more...]

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Type 3 Diabetes and Alzheimer’s: The Sugar Link

A recent article about Alzheimer's in a major health publication stated that "Age is the biggest risk factor for the disease." The author was referring to the fact that the prevalence of Alzheimer's doubles every five years in people over 65. The same is true for most chronic diseases (including macular degeneration, cancer, heart disease and others). Their prevalence increases as we grow … [Read more...]

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Walnuts: Benefit Heart Health in Diabetes

The press continues to mount on the heart-healthy benefits of walnuts. And new research confirms including these tasty treats may be of special importance for those with diabetes. A recent study published in Diabetes Care assigned diabetic men and women to three separate diets. Each diet provided 30% of calories as fat and included: a low fat diet, a modified low fat diet, and a modified low … [Read more...]

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Vinegar for Blood Sugar Balance

Want to balance your blood sugar? Use more vinegar! Vinegar for Blood Sugar: A Tasty Trick for Better Balance A study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition investigated the ability of vinegar to reduce the glycemic index and insulin response to a carb-rich meal. Twelve healthy volunteers were given three different concentrations of vinegar with a meal containing 50 grams of … [Read more...]

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The Link Between High Blood Sugar and Colon Cancer

Do you have high blood sugar? If so, you're increasing your risk for a number of chronic diseases - including colon cancer. High Blood Sugar and Colon Cancer: Elevated Insulin and C-Peptide Increase Cancer Risk A recent study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that men with pre-diabetes are more likely to develop colon cancer. Researchers tested blood samples from … [Read more...]

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Olive Oil: Just a Drizzle to Fight Diabetes

Do you savor golden-green olive oil, drizzled over vine-ripe tomatoes, roasted veggies and colorful salads? If so, you may be helping to guard against one of the most prevalent degenerative diseases - diabetes. A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition examined the relationship between specific fatty acids in the blood and how the body metabolizes glucose. After … [Read more...]

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