If you struggle to get through the day without an energy boost, you've probably resorted to energy drinks.
They're like instant battery chargers!
The problem is, you start relying on them more and more.
And, the sugar content in them is a risk factor for diabetes.
But, there's a natural fuel you can drink that will give you the same boost AND help you keep your blood sugar under cont... ››› more
These days, it seems that no matter what we do, we're hurting our bodies or damaging our health in some way...
So, it's great to just be able to do something enjoyable and relaxing and know it's doing you a whole lot of good...
Find out below how to lower your blood sugar with a simple, everyday event... Why you should switch from showering to bathing...
If you take a shower every day, yo... ››› more
If you suffer from bad breath, you no doubt use mouthwash every day.
But, unfortunately a new study has shown it could mess with your blood sugar and lead to diabetes.
Find out how, and the results of the study, which was published in the journal Nitric Oxide below... Harvard university study pinpoints mouthwash as one of the culprits in the diabetes epidemic...
Reserachers observed o... ››› more
Do you crave something sweet after your meals?
What about your food choices mid-afternoon when your energy levels take a dip... Do you reach for something sweet most of the time?
It's no surprise! Did you know that sugar is one of the most addictive substances you could have?
That's right! It activates the same pleasure centres in the brain that drugs do. This has been proven through br... ››› more
Women, especially, are more prone to diabetes in mid-life - when they reach menopause.
The increased age, weight gain that normally accompanies menopause and the hormonal changes in the body all seem to compound to increase the risk of diabetes.
And, if your blood sugar gets out of control, you have a higher risk for diabetes complications. It's important to get your blood sugar levels... ››› more
If you enjoy a drink at the end of the day to help you unwind, you'll be pleased to know that two kinds of alcoholic drinks have been found to help prevent diabetes!
Keep reading to find out which drinks... Do you need to consider changing your sundowner?
In a recent study out of Denmark, involving over 70,000 participants, the researchers followed their drinking habits and tracked their bio... ››› more
Diabetic retinopathy is when the retina is damaged from continued exposure to high blood sugar.
When this happens, the tiny blood vessels in your retina start to grow out of control. But unlike healthy blood vessels, these have weak walls which eventually burst. The blood that leaks into the eye as a result causes the macula to thicken - which leads to blurry vision.
The web of blood vesse... ››› more
If you're pre-diabetic or diabetc, you'll know how important managing your blood sugar is for your health.
And, you'll also know that certain foods send your blood sugar levels soaring while others can help you keep them in the green band.
And this African grain is one of these - find out below what it is and what the studies say... This versatile grain can help you regulate your blood sugar... ››› more
There's an all-natural, great tasting, completely underused treatment
that can help prevent type 2 diabetes as well as help treat existing diabetes.
It's non-prescription, cheap, unpatentable cinnamon! The risks involved with this treatment are small, and it's well worth considering both for current diabetics and for those at risk for the disease. Just a spoonful of cinnamon can help regulate ... ››› more
There's a definitive relationship between diabetes and stress. Stress can affect your physical, emotional and mental well-being, as well as your health.
It doesn't matter what you're stressing over - finances, work, family or coping with a recent diabetes diagnosis. When your mind is elsewhere, you might drink more alcohol and exercise less, or forget to check your blood sugar levels and admini... ››› more
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