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The Dessert-Like Treat That Works Better Than Diabetes Drugs to Control Blood Sugar

More than 29 million Americans are currently diagnosed with diabetes. An additional eight million are undiagnosed. And an estimated 86 million display symptoms of “pre-diabetes." It's no wonder that an estimated $176 billion is spent each year on diabetes medications and care alone. Billions more are spent on medical devices and so-called “diabetic-safe” industrial foods, many of which actually … [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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Cinnamon: A Super-Spice With Potent Health Benefits

Ahhh…the sweet smell of cinnamon.  Its distinct aroma never fails to conjure fond memories of home and hearth, and of course, delicious desserts. Our brains automatically associate cinnamon with cakes, cookies, pastries and pies. But did you know that cinnamon is also a powerful medicinal agent? That’s right. Cinnamon isn’t just a tasty baking spice. It provides an impressive list of healing … [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: Choose This “Brainy Nut” For Health

According to recent research, walnuts are everything they’re cracked up to be... and more. Initially nicknamed the “brain nut” for their unique shape, we now know their nutrient composition is quite brainy, as well. In fact, walnuts are the only tree nut that is rich in alpha-linolenic acid (ALA)—an essential fat that’s important for brain health, blood sugar balance, a healthy heart and … [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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Sugar and Cancer: Is There a Link?

Did you know the food you eat impacts your body's production and function of hormones, inflammatory substances and immune factors that play an important role in cancer? It's true! In fact, one of the most important elements in preventing cancer is keeping your blood sugar stable. That's because high-glycemic foods fuel cancer’s fire by elevating insulin and cancer-promoting growth … [Read more...]

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How Low Glycemic Foods Guard Against Diabetes

Need a good reason to adopt a low glycemic diet? How about preventing and reversing diabetes. After a high-glycemic load meal, blood sugar spikes and the body must produce enough insulin to effectively shuttle blood sugar into cells. This high demand for insulin is taxing to the beta cells of the pancreas, which can lead to insulin resistance and diabetes. In fact, The Nurses' Health Study … [Read more...]

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Hormones and Cancer (Get in Balance to Reduce Your Risk)

What if you could send a list of requests to your body to keep it healthy? Your list might read : Keep Blood Sugar Stable, Maintain Memory, and Keep Cells Cancer-Free. The truth is, you can (and do) send these requests to your body... with every bite you take. Hormones and Cancer: How Your Diet Affects Your Endocrine System You see, when it comes to cancer, the most established risk factors … [Read more...]

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