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This High-Fiber Diet Improves Gut Bacteria and Benefits Those with Type-2 Diabetes

This High-Fiber Diet Improves Gut Bacteria and Benefits Those with Type-2 Diabetes

According to research published in the journal Science by researchers from the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the promotion of a select group of gut bacteria by a diet high in diverse fibers leads to […]

The Threat on your Plate: Salt may Increase Diabetes Risk

The Threat on your Plate: Salt may Increase Diabetes Risk

Diabetes is a vicious and life-threatening disease. It is a condition where your blood sugar is continuously and seriously elevated. The excess circulating blood sugar is very destructive, inflaming tissues in the heart and circulation, the eyes, brain, kidneys and nerve tissue. Type 1 diabetes […]

New Study says Turmeric (Curcumin) May Help Manage Diabetes

New Study says Turmeric (Curcumin) May Help Manage Diabetes

Turmeric, Curcuma longa, is a powerful herb that is native to India. It is a bright yellow/orange spice that is commonly found in foods like curry. The health world is buzzing about this herb due to its high levels of curcuminoids, or curcumin. Curcumin is […]

New Study says Stevia May Help Control Blood Sugar Levels

New Study says Stevia May Help Control Blood Sugar Levels

Stevia is a natural, no-calorie sweetener that many have chosen as a replacement to the harmful but commonly consumed white sugar. This alternative sweetener is particularly popular among individuals with diabetes, as their need to control their blood sugar intake and maintenance is much higher. […]

Vitamin K: A Powerhouse Nutrient by Nicole Crane, B.S., NTP

Vitamin K: A Powerhouse Nutrient by Nicole Crane, B.S., NTP

Imagine stopping to smell a fragrant red rose and pricking your finger on a hidden thorn. Just a minor puncture, but your body goes to work immediately to stop the bleeding and quickly seal the wound. One of the major nutrients at work is Vitamin K, discovered […]

Balancing Your Blood Sugar by Jerry Hickey, R.Ph.

Balancing Your Blood Sugar by Jerry Hickey, R.Ph.

Diabetes is a vicious and life-threatening disease. It is a condition where your blood sugar is continuously and seriously elevated (and your triglycerides are also). The excess circulating blood sugar is very destructive inflaming tissues in the heart and circulation, in the eyes, brain, kidneys, […]