23 September 2022 adminChronic Illnesses0

Healthy Sweeteners for Diabetics. People who are suffering from diabetes can’t naturally regulate their blood sugar levels and often need medications or other interventions to help keep them under control and prevent the development of inflammation throughout the body. This, unfortunately, leaves them in a situation where they need to limit their intake of sugars and drastically change their diet – for good. 

Over the years, we’ve found ways to solve that problem with a variety of artificial sweeteners that delivered on the well-known sweet taste but didn’t raise blood sugar levels or even bring on additional calories. Unfortunately, the majority of these artificial sweeteners have proven not to be the best option for your gut microbiome and your digestive system. 

Studies even show how despite their minimal caloric content, in some situations they might even cause a spike in your blood sugar levels, making them detrimental to your health and especially harmful if you’re a diabetic. Luckily, we now know natural, healthy sweeteners that won’t raise your blood sugar levels even if you take them in excess, and they bring a variety of other health benefits to the table. 


19 September 2022 adminChronic Illnesses0

Is Childhood Diabetes on the Rise? Diabetes is a very serious metabolic disease that’s one of the main health problems people face today, and it can be especially harmful to children. Childhood diabetes is usually known as diabetes type 1, but with more and more kids being diagnosed with type 2, it’s raising concerns.

What is Diabetes?

This chronic metabolic condition occurs when insulin, a very important hormone in your body doesn’t regulate or isn’t able to regulate your blood sugar levels. The food you eat gets broken down into carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, which further down the line turn into sugars, amino acids, and fatty acids. 

In order for your body to be able to regulate blood sugar levels and mitigate large spikes, it starts producing insulin.  If it’s unable to do so, sugars stay in your blood for long periods of time and create inflammation, damage cells, and compromise your immune system. 


1 September 2022 adminGut health0

What is Acid Reflux? Gastrointestinal issues can show up in a variety of different ways and cause myriad symptoms. Acid reflux is one of them and it’s becoming increasingly common in recent years. 

The uncomfortable symptoms of acid reflux are sometimes hard to manage even with the most popular treatments, but it’s about preventing and not treating this condition that should be the main focus. 


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