Cure Your Diabetes Naturally with These 5 Lifestyle Modifications

This is a guest post by Dr. Jason J. Koenig, D.C.

When you’re diagnosed with diabetes your whole world turns upside down. You begin seeing a lot of doctors, and in the process, start taking an increase of medication. Most diabetics don’t know that there are natural ways to lower their […]

2017-12-11T11:11:28+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Nutrition|

3 Natural Sweeteners to Use Instead of Sugar

Let’s talk about sugar for a moment. Most of us know it contributes to obesity, weakens immunity and creates poor dental health. Yet, the average American adult eats 22 teaspoons of sugar daily. That’s much more than double the recommended daily allowance according to the American Heart Association.

So what can you […]

2017-08-23T13:18:25+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Nutrition|

The Severe Side Effects of Artificial Sweeteners

I often get asked by my patients out of all the artificial sweeteners, which one is best. Especially for diabetics, but there is no easy answer. Here’s the problem: None of them are completely free of the risks, there are potentially severe side effects of artificial sweeteners given long-term use. We don’t know if sweeteners like aspartame, […]

2017-09-28T12:28:00+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Nutrition|

Truvia vs Stevia: What’s Good For You?

You might have seen ‘stevia-based sweetners’ on the grocery shelves. Food companies claim they’re derived from stevia, a traditional South American plant. Pure Via vs Truvia vs stevia: what are they, and are they good for you?

Truvia and Pure Via are supposed to be the new healthy sweeteners that act like sugar but without the […]

2017-09-28T12:30:02+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Nutrition|

How Much Sugar Should I Eat?

The average American consumes 130 pounds of sugar each year . It’s everywhere including fruit juices, yogurt, cereals, breads and more. So you may have found yourself asking for the sake of your health “how much sugar should I eat?”

Unfortunately, the answer isn’t that simple.

According to the American Heart Association the recommended daily intake of […]

2017-06-30T17:00:43+00:00 October 23rd, 2016|Nutrition|

Why Natural Flavors Aren’t Better Than Artificial Flavors

Getting Chinese takeout tonight? You might be getting some natural or artificial flavors with that Kung Pao chicken. Think about the soy sauce in packets. Most likely, that ‘soy sauce’ isn’t made with with real ingredients like fermented soy beans, but with hydrolyzed vegetable proteinFake Food Watch with […]

2017-06-30T16:59:35+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Nutrition|
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