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Whether sugar causes diabetes or not is beyond the point

Contrary to some, sugar is one of the biggest diabetes triggers T here are some who still believe sugar consumption does not trigger diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) says that. That’s incredible. Some even think sugar is a important nutrient. There is a belief out there that if you don’t eat glucose or carbohydrates you’ll die. There […] Read More

Stop Counting Calories and Start Paying Attention to Your Insulin Levels

It is impossible to count calories effectively, however it continues to be the standard for diabetes control   Diabetes might be one of the worst mishandled public health treats in recent history. Standard medical practice is reluctant to change diabetes management. The main management treatment is still carbohydrate or calorie count. But there is a […] Read More

Extreme Weight Loss

Extreme Weight Loss: the show exposed something seldom talked about I just happened to turn on the TV and the ABC “Extreme Weight Loss” show was on, I just kept watching because something grabbed my attention. There was this juicy drama there, a struggle and a obesity issue that I find so important. So many people suffer from […] Read More

How to use the Food Glycemic Index, What is Important and What is not

Learn what is important about using the glycemic index chart   Glycemic index is a chart indicating how much sugar (glucose) each food groups will add to your blood sugar levels. Traditional diabetes management encourage you to keep a constant control of carbohydrates consumed. Even though this is a good idea it will not permanently […] Read More

What is Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome is the modern disease – diabetes is one of it’s ramifications   To know what diabetes is you first need to know what metabolic syndrome is. Diabetes associated with metabolic syndrome. The standard definition of metabolic syndrome adopted by the National Cholesterol Educational Program’s Adult Treatment Panel (NCEP-ATP)   A cluster of five chronic conditions: obesity […] Read More