Thinking of giving up sugar? Desserts and drinks are not the only way that sugar makes its way into your body. Sugar is everywhere – from salad dressings to yogurt, canned fruit to sports drinks. It’s the hidden sugar in the foods we buy that is the real problem. Here’s what you need to know and how to give up sugar on your own.
Blood sugar and blood pressure go hand-in-hand when it comes to health concerns. Diabetes is a condition in which the amount of glucose (sugar) in your blood is too high because your body can't use it properly. Too much sugar can increase your blood pressure. Here's how to diagnose, treat, and live with blood sugar issues.
I bet you’ve wondered what it’s like to donate blood if you haven’t done it yet. Here’s my story, including tips, what I learned about donating blood, and what you should eat beforehand. Grab your pen and paper and get ready to take some notes from my personal experience of donating blood for the first time.
What is stevia? It’s a natural sugar substitute! Here’s what you need to know about the safety of stevia products, plus how to make stevia sweetener at home
Do you have an office job? Sit behind a computer for a living? You can avoid the most common desk job health risks with these 5 simple tips.
The precious nutrients from sugar cane are concentrated in blackstrap molasses. For optimal health, you should look for organic, unsulphured molasses. Some of the health benefits include: curing cancerous tumors, fibroid tumors, anxiety, constipation, edema, heart palpitations, anemia, arthritic pain, joint pain, acne, gray hair, and more!
High blood pressure — aka the silent killer — isn’t picky when choosing its 1 out of 3 Americans. If you or someone you know is dealing with high blood pressure, check out these natural cures for high blood pressure. These are ways to lower your blood pressure naturally at home yourself!
So, what makes olive oils better for us than other types of oil? In my quest to understand the health benefits of olive oil, I compiled some interesting facts about olive oils.
There have been some changes recently in the way that Diabetes is diagnosed. See details here. Besides using the Glycemic Index Chart provided here to pick & choose your foods, you can also try a number of tasty Diabetic recipes. You will need some good diabetic testing supplies too.
There are literally hundreds of health-related myths and old wives tales. Fortunately, technology is catching up with most of these now, and their validity is being questioned.
Here are some of the more common health myths debunked.
Check out these 5 natural remedies for the common cold: onions, zinc, cayenne pepper, cinnamon, and garlic. Here’s how and why each works to prevent colds and heal your body faster after you have a cold.
What it’s like to have blood pressure issues — including why my doctor says my numbers fluctuate so much all the time. They say there are no signs or symptoms that you have hypertension or high blood pressure. I say baloney. Here’s how my body changes when my blood pressure is high.
Do you know what your glucose level is — what’s your score? Here’s how to test your blood sugar level and what it means.
Following is a growing list of research regarding Low-Carb vs Low-Fat dieting. In addition to links to the actual results of various studies, you’ll also find a brief summary of each — to save you time when searching for topics most important to you. Use this information to help you determine whether a Low-Fat or Low-Carb diet plan is best for you.