Alternative Sugar

Dietary Sugar Intake: How to Manage It

…“natural” sugars or fruit concentrates—or pure, concentrated fruit juice, for that matter—are any better. The end result, in terms of calories and fructose delivery, is pretty much the same. Manage Your Sugar Intake With Natural Sugar Alternatives Fortunately, to help you manage your sugar intake,…

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Maintain Blood Sugar Levels Naturally

…maintain blood sugar levels within the normal range. For most physicians, this means drug therapy. However, in more than 30 years of treating thousands of type 2 diabetics at the Whitaker Wellness Institute, I’ve found that drugs are rarely necessary. Instead, I rely on alternative diabetes treatments…

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5 Weight Loss Myths, Debunked!

…or brown sugar, honey, agave, or corn syrup—they all break down rapidly in the bloodstream and can wreak havoc on your metabolism. These high-GI sugars cause surges and plunges in blood sugar levels, food cravings, and constant hunger. Instead, try a natural, non-caloric sugar alternative such as stevia—an…

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Healthy Diet Plan: Recipe for Raspberry-Lemon Delight

…blood sugar levels! All sugars, whether they’re cane sugar, sucrose, or high fructose corn syrup drive up blood sugar and insulin. Plus, they provide no nutritional value other than calories. But that doesn’t mean you have to shun “desserts” altogether. There are sugar alternatives. The following…

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A Sweet Solution for Treating Diabetes Complications

…me and my alternative treatments for diabetes, Jerome took a chance and checked himself out of the hospital, against strongly worded medical advice. We started Jerome on a course of EDTA chelation, an IV treatment that improves circulation. Next, we dressed his diabetic ulcer with sugar. That’s right…

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Treating Diabetes

…followed my protocol of natural diabetes treatments. Many of my patients have called me over the years to thank me for my alternative treatments for diabetes. “My blood sugars are normal—without drugs.” “I was able to avoid amputation.” “My vision has stabilized.” “Your advice saved my…

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New Statin Drug Guidelines Are Bad for Patients

alternatives to statin medications that are far safer and more effective at lowering cholesterol and treating and preventing cardiovascular disease than these side-effect-riddled drugs. * Niacin, flaxseed, bergamot and berberine all lower cholesterol—and provide additional benefits for blood sugar,…

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Natural Remedies for High Cholesterol

…Crestor, decided to pay for a reanalysis of the JUPITER study. In that study, the researchers found that only those who were obese or had high blood sugar got diabetes from statin drugs—and that it was perfectly safe for those with no diabetes risk factors. Folks, this is hogwash! Crestor just wants…

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Metabolic Syndrome

…are, the higher your risk * Sedentary lifestyle * Hormone imbalances * Poor diet: a diet high in saturated and trans fats and sugar Fortunately, by following the alternative treatments for diabetes that we’ll be sharing here, you will not only protect yourself from diabetes, but also lower your risk…

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Surprising Connection Between Insulin and Hypertension

…need is a treatment that amplifies this risk. Instead, opt for alternative treatments for diabetes, including nutritional supplements and diet modifications. These more natural options have been very successful in lowering blood sugar and preventing complications.

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The Dangers of Diabetes Drugs

…lifestyle changes. Drugs should be resorted to only after these safe, alternative treatments for diabetes have been given a sincere try. And remember, supplements and nutritional elements will not only support your blood glucose and blood sugar health, but unlike any drug, they will also improve your overall…

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A Diabetic Diet Plan Checklist

…Replace sugar with sugar alternatives like xylitol or stevia Diabetic Diet Plan "Don’ts" * Eat carbohydrate-dense, starchy foods such as pasta, cereals, and other grain-based foods * Eat too many processed foods * Eat a lot of red meat (limit to one serving per week) * Eat desserts * Use sugar or artificial…

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4 Comfort Foods You Can Enjoy Guilt-Free

…warm, drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette. As you can see, comfort foods don't have to mean foods high in saturated fat and sugar. I guarantee you will find these healthy alternatives to comfort food to be just as tasty and satisfying. Now it’s your turn: Do you have a healthy way to make your favorite…

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Treatments for Depression

…be an acceptable substitute. Exercise and sun exposure are proven therapies for depression, and dietary changes such as avoiding sugars and starches to prevent blood sugar drops and mood swings are helpful. Supplements that support brain function include B vitamins, vitamin D, fish oil, S-adenosylmethionine…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Drink Sensibly This New Year's Eve

…including increased insulin sensitivity, mixed drinks full of extra sugars and drinking to excess can wreak havoc on your blood sugar and your waistline. Why not ring in the New Year with one of the options below. These non-alcoholic alternatives will allow you to be a part of the festivities—without the…

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Food Safety Tips

…only have the best taste and texture, they’re the healthiest. As a general rule, avoid canned fruits and veggies, which contain a high amount of sugar and sodium. Exceptions include canned tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, canned beans (all varieties), ripe olives, and mild chopped chilies. If…

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