How Blood Sugar Levels Affect Weight Gain

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Weight gain is epidemic in the USA, with ±72% and ±40% of the population being overweight and obese respectively!1 The cost is enormous, not only in dollars but also in pain and suffering... 

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9 Foods That Have Been Scientifically Proven To Help Lower Blood Sugar Levels

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What happened to make diabetes grow from affecting an estimated 1% of the population in 1940 to a possible 45% today? The simple answer is that our diet has been radically changed, by modern milling methods...

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Plant Solutions for Controlling Blood Sugar

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Let food be thy medicine and medicine thy food. Who hasn’t heard this famed quote from Hippocrates exalting the medicinal benefits of a nutritious diet? Yes, pharmaceuticals have extended humanity’s medical arsenal far beyond what past societies could ever have imagined, but a wholesome diet remains crucial to healthy living. Many of today’s drugs were inspired by chemicals that are naturally found in herbs, fruits, and other plants. The vast plant kingdom contains thousands of different compounds, many of which interact with the body in similar ways that contemporary drugs do. Take turmeric, for example--an east Asian spice that studies...

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The Link between Blood Sugar and ADHD

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is reaching epidemic proportions in the USA with over 6 million children aged 14 – 17 diagnosed with the condition in 2016.1 That’s an increase of over 42% in the last 8 years! Boys are three times more likely to be affected than girls. It’s important for parents to understand exactly what ADHD is...

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Diabetes Explained

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Type 2 diabetes is one of the fastest growing diseases in the world. It is estimated to affect ±422 million people in 2018, resulting in ±1,6 million deaths.1 In the US, the CDC estimates that ±30.3 million people (9.4% of the population) have diabetes.2 Even worse is the fact that they estimate that ±84 million Americans are in a ‘pre-diabetes’ phase3.  This means that almost 45% of the population could be diabetic in the next few years. What is interesting about diabetes is that it’s a non-communicable disease, meaning that we can’t catch...

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