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Avoid that blood sugar spike at night!

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1.) High fat/carb meal spikesConsuming too many carbs and too much fat elevates blood sugar. Since fat digests slower then carbs, it can cause a problem for people taking insulin."Fast-acting insulins like Humalog, Novolog and...

Low Glycemic Foods | Nature’s Way

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Clinical studies have shown that a low Glycemic Index (GI) diet can help you lose weight, reduce fat, and lower the risk of heart disease and diabetes (see the note below). Let’s start from the...

Controlling your Weight around the Holidays

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Studies show that the average American gains one to two pounds every year during the Holiday Season.  That may not sound a lot, but it’s an average and lots of people gain considerably more. If...

Blood Sugar Control During the Holidays

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How can I manage my blood sugar in an Ocean of Holiday Treats?      Seven Easy Tips // The Holiday Season is a tough time for managing your weight and controlling your blood sugar. Doubly...

Carbs: Good? Bad? Or Both?

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We hear a lot about carbs. Are they good for you? Bad? Or Both, depending…? // Carbs, or Carbohydrates, are essential for health and a healthy lifestyle. But if you’re diabetic or pre-diabetic, you know...

High Blood Sugar Weakens Your Immune System

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Did you Know? High Blood Sugar weakens your body’s immune system! Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have shown in clinical studies that, “…high blood sugar unleashes destructive molecules that interfere with the body's natural...

High Blood Sugar Weakens Your Immune System PT.2

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Protect your Immune System while You Snack! Clinical studies at Case Western Reserve have proven that, “…high blood sugar unleashes destructive molecules that interfere with the body's natural infection-control defenses ... hobbling their ability to...

Extend Nutrition's uncooked cornstarch helps prevent dangerously low blood sugar

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ST. LOUIS - When Dr. Francine Kaufman was searching for a way to help people with diabetes keep their blood sugar in healthy ranges she turned to an unlikely ingredient: raw uncooked cornstarch.Young patients were...