Triple Threat against Diabetes: Alpha Lipoic Acid, Chromium & Vanadium

If you have diabetes, you know there are multiple approaches to managing your health and improving how your body uses insulin. Talk with your holistic physician about employing nature's own "triple threat" to diabetes - the supplements Alpha-lipoic acid, chromium, and vanadium. Alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA) Within the body, Alpha-lipoic acid is found in every cell, [...]

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Warm Feet, Cold Feet: Health Benefits of Contrast Hydrotherapy

A contrast hydrotherapy foot bath (CHFB) is an excellent way to strengthen your immune system, alleviate congestion, soothe sore muscles, and improve circulation. It's also beneficial for individuals with diabetes, as they are prone to a foot problem known as peripheral neuropathy. This condition causes unrelenting burning, stabbing pains, numbness and aching in one or [...]

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Wild Salmon with Lentils and Mustard-Herb Butter (Saumon aux Lentilles)

In this entree, salmon's strong flavor gets a lemony-pop from mustard-herb butter. The French green lentils add texture and flavor not found with brown lentils. Combined with tarragon, leeks and chives, you have a robust healthy meal that looks pretty on your plate. Makes 4 servings Ingredients For mustard-herb butter: 5 Tbs unsalted butter, softened [...]

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Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia)

A cousin of watermelon, cucumber and pumpkin, Bitter Melon is shaped like a cucumber, only larger with lighter green and more gourd-like skin. In tropical cultures, where it's cultivated, bitter melon is used to support digestion because of its ability to break down carbohydrates. When using for medicinal purposes, the entire plant can be used, [...]

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Love Those Lentils!

Around the world, people enjoy the health benefits of lentils, part of a group of plants known as pulses, which also includes beans, peas, and chickpeas. Naturally gluten-free, lentils are rich in dietary fiber, protein, calcium, potassium, zinc, and iron. They help lower cholesterol and are a great addition to the diet especially for people [...]

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Simple Guidelines for Preventing & Managing Diabetes

If you've been diagnosed with Diabetes mellitus (DM), or even pre-diabetes, don't take it lightly. Follow treatment plans and lifestyle recommendations. Left untreated, diabetes can lead to many complications such as heart disease, blindness, kidney failure, and lower-extremity amputations. It's the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Basically, diabetes is a disease [...]

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