Regular physical activity contributes nearly countless positive effects on your health, especially for those with diabetes. It helps your body make the best use of insulin and glucose, which controls blood sugar more effectively. In fact, exercise can reduce blood sugar levels for up to 24 hours after working out! Regular physical activity also lowers blood pressure, … [Read more...] about 10 Ways To Increase Activity & Reduce Blood Sugar
Diabetics know that positive food choices are essential to our health… but what about that of our children or grandchildren? Do you have picky eaters, or sneaky snackers? It is so important to foster healthy choices in childhood, as those early years are absolutely crucial to determining lifelong health. The foods we are taught (and allowed) to eat as children become the … [Read more...] about Encourage Kids & Grandkids To Eat Healthier With These Tips
Let’s be honest – no one craves broccoli, or quinoa, or Brussels sprouts. We crave pizza, pasta, and cookies! However, we must learn to control and conquer these carb cravings in order to maintain stable blood sugar and avoid health complications due to high blood sugar. We’ll begin by determining how cravings begin. When the body consumes a simple carbohydrate, it responds … [Read more...] about Conquer Your Carb Cravings – For Good!
As if diabetics don’t already have enough to consider when managing blood sugar, let’s add one more thing that perhaps you’ve never considered… dental health! That’s right, research confirms dental hygiene plays a major role in diabetes management. A recent study from the Dental Hospital of the University of Barcelona found that Type II diabetics who maintained good oral … [Read more...] about Is Your Dental Health Compromising Your Blood Sugar?
It is widely known that excessive alcohol consumption on a regular basis can be devastating to one’s overall health. But what about just a glass or two of red wine a day? Good news! Research has found that low levels of alcohol consumption actually reduce inflammation in the brain, while helping the brain clear away toxins. Who could have ever imagined that … [Read more...] about Drinking Wine Can Improve Brain Health