Stevia…A Gift From Nature

Stevia is a shrub native to Paraguay and Brazil and has been used by the native Guarani Indians for over 1500 years. The Guarani’s used stevia as a natural herbal sweetener to sweeten their bitter drinks such as mate and for medicinal use to treat diabetes and hypertension. It nourishes the pancreas but does notContinue reading “Stevia…A Gift From Nature”

The Wonders of Soy For Women!

The humble soybean boasts some extraordinary benefits. This nutritional powerhouse has stayed under wraps for too long. Apart from being the only vegetable protein with all amino acids essential for our health and well being, the humble soybean has many other virtues…including an excellent foundation for fast, safe weight loss program. According to Dr DavidContinue reading “The Wonders of Soy For Women!”

7 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Coconut Oil

It is a common misconception that coconut oil is bad for you. People all over the world are experiencing the healthy benefits of using coconut oil. It is actually one of the healthiest oils you can consume. Here are the top seven reasons why you should use coconut oil as an alternative to other commonContinue reading “7 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Coconut Oil”

What You Must Know About Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus is a disease in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, a hormone that helps the bodys tissues absorb glucose (sugar) so it can be used as a source of energy. The condition may also develop if muscle, fat, and liver cells respond poorly to insulin. In people with diabetes, glucose levelsContinue reading “What You Must Know About Diabetes”

Women, Diabetes and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: How Exercise Can Help

A little women are at advanced jeopardy of rising class 2 diabetes for the reason that of a syndrome that repeatedly goes undiagnosed. Polyclinic Ovary Syndrome Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, or PCOS, affects between six and ten percent of women who are of childbearing age. One of the symptoms of PCOS is a lot leftover influenceContinue reading “Women, Diabetes and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: How Exercise Can Help”

Preparing For Disaster. Diabetic Preparedness Key To Survival This Season

When Hurricane Katrina struck last August, people with diabetes faced particular challenges, especially those using insulin. More than 20 million people in America have diabetes, and many others suffer with other chronic health conditions. During this year’s hurricane and tornado season, Eli Lilly and Company, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of insulin, suggests thatContinue reading “Preparing For Disaster. Diabetic Preparedness Key To Survival This Season”

7 Reasons Why Smoking is Even More Hazardous for Diabetics

Here are 7 reasons why mixing diabetes with smoking is a very bad idea: 1) You are more likely to get nerve damage (neuropathy). This is because smoking affects your blood circulation and that in turn means your nerve endings are not getting the nutrients they need. If this happens to the nerves in yourContinue reading “7 Reasons Why Smoking is Even More Hazardous for Diabetics”

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