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
Not everyone has diabetes, but even if you have slightly elevated blood sugar or have stubborn fat that won't budge around your waist, there's one vitamin you should take every day.
It has been shown to lower blood sugar levels - which is important to prevent insulin resistance (when your cells don't recognise insulin anymore). Manage your blood sugar with the help of this vitamin
In a recen... ››› more
You may be surprised at the fact that your liver could be causing your high blood sugar. When you think of diabetes, you think of high blood sugar - but your liver plays a major role in this too... Your liver and diabetes...
One of the roles of the liver is to sponge up the excess sugar (glucose) you eat and drink before it makes its way into your bloodstream.
But if your liver is fatty, i... ››› more
So you've decided to have baby… That's wonderful! But it also means your risk of developing sugar diabetes just went up. At least that's the case for one in every 12 or so pregnancies. Don't let this happen to you. Avoid this by making these two easy diet changes today…
Change the way you eat to avoid sugar diabetes complicating your pregnancy
It’s every pregnant woman’s nightmare. ... ››› more
There's always so much information being produced about Type II diabetes, but what about Type I sufferers? Sadly, because it's the body that kills off the insulin producing cells, it's not a simple case of diet and exercise that will “fix” your condition. But we have some diet tips that will make it easier for you to function normally so keep reading…
Did you know that out of everyone who... ››› more
If you're pre-diabetic, or have type 2 diabetes, you know how your blood sugar skyrockets just after you eat. And this has a detrimental effect on all aspects of your health.
You see, the sugar that's roaming around in your blood causes all sorts of problems. It has a necrotic effect, which means it basically kills off your healthy cells.
But there is a way to help your body absorb less suga... ››› more
We often consume fats that are unhealthy, like hydrogenated fats, and are deficient in valuable fats, like those we get from meat. The fat that's in meat and dairy that's essential to your health...
Conjugated linoleic acid, or CLA, is a collection of unique "18 pin" fatty acids found primarily in the meat and milk of grazing animals, like beef and dairy.
There is 300-400% more CLA i... ››› more
At first glance, diabetes appears to be such a simple disease - too much sugar in the blood. But that simple error develops into an avalanche of problems in the body that create havoc with the health of diabetics... especially if they have poor regulation of their blood glucose. What it really means to have diabetes...
Nobody wants to hear that the illness they've been diagnosed with can be... ››› more
Based upon many human and animal studies, it could be that diabetes is more related to a deficiency of dietary fibre than any other nutrition substance.
Fibre is indigestible plant food matter. Because fibre cannot be digested in the human gut, it stays in the intestines to slow down the absorption of glucose into the bloodstream, while it simultaneously absorbs excess fat and cholesterol to ca... ››› more
People with diabetes may have much lower chromium and biotin levels in their bodies than others.
And replenishing these nutrients may help you manage both your diabetes and heart health better. Chromium and biotin are well-known nutrients for diabetes...
11 Clinical studies have shown that chromium picolinate helps diabetics control blood sugar levels.
In one large placebo-controlled ... ››› more
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