The Numbers Game: Understanding Your Blood Sugar Levels

So your blood sugar runs high- but what is considered ‘high’? Are they slightly elevated, or are they far above your target range? Are they improving with time or do they keep climbing? The first step to blood sugar control for people with diabetes is understanding your numbers, which can help you identify personal patterns […] … Continue reading The Numbers Game: Understanding Your Blood Sugar Levels

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Dandelion Root Benefits

What Is Dandelion? Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is a type of flowering plant native to Europe, Asia and North America. It is often overlooked as a pesky weed, it can actually be a useful addition to both your kitchen and your medicine cabinet. The roots are packed with health-promoting properties. DANDELION ROOT BENEFITS     Serves as … Continue reading Dandelion Root Benefits

The Asian Paradox: What puts Asians and South Asians at a higher risk for Type 2 diabetes! — Web Dietitian

The Asian Paradox: What every Asian must know! Type 2 diabetes is among the fastest growing diseases in the world due to a combination of unfavorable changes in modifiable risk factors and a high genetic susceptibility in certain populations. Asia is at the epicenter of the diabetes epidemic with 60% of the world’s diabetic population […] … Continue reading The Asian Paradox: What puts Asians and South Asians at a higher risk for Type 2 diabetes! — Web Dietitian

Health Benefit of Grapes

Grape is one of the oldest fruit crops domesticated by humans. The numerous uses of grape in making wine, beverages, jelly, and other products, has made it one of the most economically important plants worldwide. The complex phytochemistry of the berry is characterized by a wide variety of compounds, most of which have been demonstrated … Continue reading Health Benefit of Grapes

5 Healing Benefits of Ginger

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) or ginger root, as often referred to is a spicy and tangy root originating from China. It has been a traditional remedy in many cultures for thousands of years. It has a pale brown skin, either thick or thin, depending on the age of the plant. The flesh can be white or … Continue reading 5 Healing Benefits of Ginger

The Amazing Benefits of Turmeric Curcumin

Turmeric is native to India and Southeast Asia. In India, turmeric has been used in Ayurvedic medicines due to its therapeutic properties, as a disinfectant and treatment for laryngitis, bronchitis, and diabetes. Turmeric is derived from the rhizomes (underground stems) of the plant Curcuma longa, a member of the ginger family. Curcumin is the most active … Continue reading The Amazing Benefits of Turmeric Curcumin

Moringa: A Nutritious Superfood and Natural Multivitamin

Moringa oleifera (also known as the horseradish tree) is a high nutritional value plant with a wide range of medicinal uses. It is the most widely cultivated species of a monogeneric family, the Moringaceae, that is native to the sub-Himalayan tracts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOM9zkkDDK4 The following figures show a comparison of the nutritional content … Continue reading Moringa: A Nutritious Superfood and Natural Multivitamin

The Many Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is made by fermenting the sugars from apples. This turns them into acetic acid, the active ingredient in vinegar. Apple cider vinegar is high in acetic acid. Like other acids, acetic acid can increase your body's absorption of important minerals from the foods you eat. Therefore, it is possible that drinking apple … Continue reading The Many Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar