Tag Archives: Diabetes

After Holiday Weight Gain Blues

Travel and Food Go Together – Pacing oneself is the challenge. Last updated 22 Jan 19, by Marc Woodard Another year has gone by with all the Holiday decor and cheer with it. I understand some of you had a tough time with the food choices and amount that you consumed; and last year’s weight loss resolution didn’t work out so well. With that being said, should I dare say some of you are not only (more…)

Disease Scientifically Linked to Genetic Engineered Food Crops

Fast food’s consumed likely contain GMO’s (Genetically Modified Organisms) Updated:  22 September 2018 I remember long ago our family would plant hundreds of vegetable seeds in mid May on the family farm.  This annual planting would produce a multitude of organic vegetables for meals. Also one of our main crops (pumpkins) would be sold at the local market in October. What we didn’t sell or consume would then be canned as a provisional food source that (more…)

Control Diabetes & Lose Weight Naturally

Visit COOL-places that motivate you to walk more. Last Updated:  20 January 2018 A good way to manage diabetes and lose weight safely is to understand the connection between the different types of carbohydrate foods consumed…  And the effects unhealthy food choice has on blood sugar levels can lead to illness and disease. Learn how to select healthier food choices listed in a Glycemic Index (GI).  When applying this knowledge consistently – helps to maintain (more…)

Diabetes A Serious Disease

Diabetes Basics 101 – Reduce Health Risk. Last Updated:  19 January 2018 An individual with blood sugar levels outside of normal range and diagnosed as having low insulin production… and/or glucose absorption malfunction is best described as a Type 1 or Type 2 diabetic. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas allowing glucose to be absorbed by the body.  This hormone is required to stabilize & metabolize the body’s sugar.  Insulin triggers cells of the (more…)

Walking is a Superior Fat Burning Activity

What many people don’t know is during low-intensity aerobic exercise like walking the muscles prefer to burn fat fuel. That’s right the metabolic energy needed to walk prefers stored body fat to move the large muscles in the legs and buttocks. But those same muscles used during high-intensity aerobics exercise like running, sprinting or high intensity aerobic dance or boot camp training prefer mostly blood glucose [sugar] and stored liver and muscle glycogen fuel from carbohydrate conversion. When intense (more…)

Incompatible Food and Drug Mixes

Many natural foods don’t mix well with medications Many don’t realize some foods can interact badly with prescription drugs when consumed together.  Those that fail to read the dietary warning’s listed on specific pharmaceutical labels, or disregard the prescription use instructions can cause risk to the body. Listed below are 7 common prescription drugs and foods that when consumed together can increase health risk and/or cause severe ill-health side effects.  There are many chemical reactions that (more…)

Just Admit It, You’re Fat

For Each Day That Passes a New Beginning is Possible Many of you will go through your day and not give a second thought to the calories you consume, and for others this is all you think about.  And as the days pass, so do the weeks, months and eventually years as pounds are gained.  At some point you’ll have to “just admit it and say, I’m fat.”  But not without first going through denial (more…)

Popular Sugar Substitute Healthy?

I was inspired to write this article because of a conversation I had with a good friend.  The statement to me was something like this, “Splendid” is the best natural sweetener for those in search of something other than potentially dangerous Aspartame products.”  And of course, I stated, “no way man could have produced an altered anything that would be good for the consumer.” We’ll we both agreed to disagree, I then said you’ve inspired (more…)