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What Foods and Supplements Help the Most with Diabetes?

Feb 24th, 2013 Posted in Aging and Health, Preventing Diseases, Supplements and Health | no comment »
In the winter time, take some time to travel and visit places where you can explore. Exploring can help you to stay healthy and well throughout you life. It is like preventive work. You feel better and more in touch with yourself.

In the winter time, take some time to travel and visit places where you can explore. Exploring can help you to stay healthy and well throughout you life. It is like preventive work. You feel better and more in touch with yourself.

 

 

According to Deborah Mitchell in her book, The complete Book of Nutritional Healing, there are many things that can help you if you have Diabetes or are pre-diabetic.

Pre-Diabetes Risk factors: Diabetes 11

People at risk are people who have diabetes in their family, have difficulty with their weight, and have a poor diet such as one which has a lot processed foods, fat and sugar in it.

How to Overcome a Sweet Tooth

Jun 8th, 2012 Posted in Healthy Foods, Supplements and Health, Vitamins and Health | no comment »

Taking a walk on the beach

 

You should take sugar consumption seriously. It has negative effects on your body.

Here is how to decrease your consumption of sugar:

1. Eat a healthy diet that consists of vegetables, whole grains (complex carbohydrates), and protein. Increasing your protein helps with cravings. Try to put some soy or whey shakes into your diet. Another idea are high protein bars ( but look for the sugar in them). Many protein bars have high protein, but also high sugar content to make them taste good.

Keeping your Gut Happy!

Jun 8th, 2012 Posted in Healthy Foods, Supplements and Health, Vitamins and Health | no comment »

 

 

To keep your Gastrointestinal tract happy, you need both pre and probiotics. What are they?

 

Prebiotics are foods that reach your colon intact.

Foods  such as wheat, onion, garlic, artichokes, soy beans, bananas and fiber.

Probiotics are the foods we always hear about like yogurt and kefir.  They are actually live microorganisms!  There are some clinical  reasons to take probiotics such as diarrhea, allergies, inflammatory bowel disease and lactose intolerance. Probiotics also help with such diseases as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Here are some tips from Elson M. Haas, MD on how to keep your gut happy!

Are Supplements and Nutraceuticals Safe?

May 25th, 2012 Posted in Supplements and Health | 5 comments »

The foundation of the Innovation in Medicine (FIM) introduced the Nutraceutical Research and Education Act in Congress October 1999.

This Act promotes clinical research and development of dietary supplements, and foods with health benefits ( nutraceuticals) to establish a new legal classification, and give exclusive rights to the company doing the research for a set time period.

There are 3 categories: Food, dietary supplement and medical food.

What is classified as a medical food?

Minerals in Nutrition

Apr 16th, 2012 Posted in Minerals and Health | no comment »

MINERALS

To help people understand nutrition better, I am devoting a post on essential minerals that the body needs. You can also look under Category section on vitamins and health, to help you with getting enough of both vitamins and minerals in your healthy diet plan.

There are 2 classes of micronutrients, vitamins and minerals. Vitamins are complex and organic, serving primarily as coenzymes or regulators of body metabolism.

Minerals are simple elements with important roles in both structure and function of the body.

ORGANICS