This time of year, we all gather with friends and family to celebrate the holidays, and pack on the pounds before we make a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. But for diabetics, extra weight gain isn’t the only issue. We also have to think about managing our blood sugar levels during a season that’s […]
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The Glycemic Index – What You Should Know & What You Should Eat
If you need to keep an eye on your blood sugar levels, then you are no doubt closely watching the amount of carbohydrates you eat. But here’s something you might not know… Not all carbs are created equal. Just because you know the number of grams of carbohydrates you’re eating doesn’t mean you know everything […]
4 Health Benefits of Asparagus And Why Your Pee Smells!
When I was a kid we always went asparagus hunting in the spring.Â I say hunting because asparagus could be found growing wild along the roadside in the country. Back then, it was a challenge among my siblings and I to find the most asparagus – not necessarily to eat the most asparagus! Back then, it […]
Nutrition to Support Hormones & Weight Loss
Sadly, weight loss is not as simple as Â increased activity + decreased calorie intake =Â Â weight loss. Â If it were that simple, I do believe more people would be successful at maintaining a healthy weight or losing weight. Â When we are younger, our bodies are more forgiving. We can apply the above equation and usually […]