Cinnamon And Diabetes

10 Healthy Snacks You Won't See Advertised on TV

Let’s face it: obesity and diabetes have reached epidemic proportions in our country. You may hear a segment about that on the news, usually followed by a commercial for a high-calorie, fat-laden snack. Those packaged products are cheap to make and sell—and the companies that make them…

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Another Reason to Avoid Sodas

…with high-fructose corn syrup or artificial chemical sweeteners, which have both been linked to a wide range of health concerns, ranging from diabetes and obesity to metabolic syndrome and gout. But another dangerous ingredient lurks in those effervescent cola drinks, such as Dr. Pepper, Pepsi,…

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Lower Blood Sugar Levels With Herbs

…insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas. Gymnema has been demonstrated to lower blood sugar levels in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. In a study of 22 type 2 diabetics, supplementation with this herb resulted in improved blood sugar control across the board. Furthermore, 16 of the 22 patients…

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4 Comfort Foods You Can Enjoy Guilt-Free

…cholesterol, and they’re loaded with protective phytonutrients. To make a warm apple cobber, dice several apples and sprinkle with cinnamon. Cook in a saucepan on medium heat until apples are soft, but not mushy. Remove from heat and sprinkle with your favorite healthy toppings—flax,…

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