Tag: blood sugar friendly

Raw Food Recipes for Gluten Free Low Glycemic Easter

Mar

30

Raw Food Recipes for Gluten Free Low Glycemic Easter

I wrote an article a couple of Easters ago, highlighting some gluten free Easter recipes. Since then, I have learned a lot more about insulin resistance, and the need for low glycemic gluten free recipes. So this year, as the Christians all over the world celebrate Easter, a holiday of rebirth, the Jewish community celebrates […]

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The Sweetest of Them All: (Part 2)

Mar

11

The Sweetest of Them All: (Part 2)

Last week, I started a blog series about well-being that mentioned four areas of focus: Fun Fitness Food Flexibility The first in the series, The Physiology of Fun, covered how important it is to have laughter and fun in your life. For this article, I’d like to focus on FOOD. A specific food in particular, […]

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The Sweetest of Them All: Which Sweeteners Are Healthiest? (Part 1)

Mar

4

The Sweetest of Them All: Which Sweeteners Are Healthiest? (Part 1)

Last week, I started a blog series about well-being that mentioned four areas of focus: Fun Fitness Food Flexibility The first in the series, The Physiology of Fun, covered how important it is to have laughter and fun in your life. For this article, I’d like to focus on FOOD. A specific food in particular, […]

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Blood Sugar Balancing: What You Need to Know

Feb

22

Blood Sugar Balancing: What You Need to Know

Function and Dysfunction of Insulin   Insulin gets secreted in response to elevation of your blood sugar.  This can be after a meal or as a result of stress.  The relationship between cortisol and insulin is circular.  Increased cortisol raises blood sugar which causes an increase in insulin which causes cortisol to go up. Tweet

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5 Surefire Strategies for Balancing Blood Sugar, Firing up Fat Burning and Protecting You from Serious Lifestyle Diseases

Dec

5

5 Surefire Strategies for Balancing Blood Sugar, Firing up Fat Burning and Protecting You from Serious Lifestyle Diseases

So what do excess belly fat, blood sugar imbalance and serious diseases like heart disease, cancer and diabetes have in common? Poor regulation of insulin, a hormone secreted by your pancreas, appears to be a connecting force. Insulin gets secreted in response to elevation of your blood sugar. This can be after a meal or […]

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Crawl, Walk, Run, Fly!

Mar

15

Crawl, Walk, Run, Fly!

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The clock is ticking. Spring will be here before we know it. We’ve already “sprung” our clocks ahead. Soon it will be June and my first son will graduate from high school.How in the world did that happen?I feels like it was just yesterday when he first learned to crawl and spent almost an hour […]

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5 Cutting Edge Strategies to Balance Your Blood Sugar So You Can Melt Your Midline, Sharpen Your Focus, and Recharge Your Energy!

Feb

17

5 Cutting Edge Strategies to Balance Your Blood Sugar So You Can Melt Your Midline, Sharpen Your Focus, and Recharge Your Energy!

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Do you find yourself wishing you could hit the snooze button instead of jumping out of bed feeling refreshed each morning? Do you crave sugar, caffeine, or a NAP around 3 – 4 pm? Have you been carrying around excess fat around your middle that won’t budge in spite of starving yourself and slaving away […]

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The Great Meal Timing Debate!

Feb

7

The Great Meal Timing Debate!

Many popular health authors recommend eating small frequent meals to keep your blood sugar steady. I disagree. Find out why!

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