Posts Tagged ‘insulin’
Root vegetables have gotten a bad name. Sure, some of them (like potatoes for example) will send your blood sugar and insulin through the roof. But others actually have a fairly low net carb count (I’ll explain what the is in a minute) which means they have almost zero effect on blood glucose and insulin levels—which, as you know, is a very good thing if you want to burn fat and stay healthy. Not only that, but many of these buried treasures are packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber that can protect you from a wide variety of chronic illnesses. […]
Continue reading Beets: Use THIS to Lower Blood Sugar and Strengthen Your Heart
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Tags: beets, betaine, blood glucose, blood pressure, blood purifier, blood sugar, cancer, cardiovascular disease, folate, homocysteine, inflammation, insulin, iron, juicing, liver tonic, potassium, root vegetables, stamina, vitamin B
Who doesn’t love the idea of a “superfood” – an edible, one-stop-shop brimming with beneficial compounds? You’re probably familiar with many popular superfoods, like blueberries, salmon, and whole grains. But what if I told you there’s a super-superfood – one that contains all the important nutrients in these foods, and then some? In fact, gram for gram, this substance offers more omega-3 fatty acids than salmon, more calcium than milk, more fiber than all-bran cereal, and more antioxidants than blueberries. Now that’s a nutritional powerhouse. Even more impressive is that fact that all these nutrients and more are found in […]
Continue reading Chia: Nature’s Most Perfect Superfood?
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Tags: Anti-inflammatory, blood sugar, chia seeds, heart disease, insulin, insulin resistance, lower blood sugar, nutrition, Salvia hispanica, type 2 diabetes
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