Sugar

Reblog: Is Processed Fructose a Poison?

What is a poison? Well, interestingly, there are different theories as to what makes something a poison. But most of them go something like this: "A dangerous chemical, natural or unnatural, enters the blood through the skin, gut or lungs and travels to the liver, the primary organ of detoxification." The liver attempts to “detoxify” the chemical creating metabolites — sometimes the metabolites are less toxic and sometimes they’re not — in order to excrete the chemical and any remnants of it out of the body. So for us to believe that fructose is a poison, it needs to follow, in ...
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Reblog: High blood sugars and winters may have a connection!

Diabetes management can surely be very challenging! But, do you know winters can make it even more difficult? With temperatures dropping down, sugar levels can actually creep up. Infact, during winters, many people tend to have higher HbA1c levels than during the summer months. This may be attributed due to various factors that can affect our glucose content in winters. So, with winters approaching so close, let us have a glimpse of various common reasons that can contribute to our sugar spikes and prepare ourselves better to avert problems that may arise due to such escalations in blood...
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Reblog: Fatty Liver Diet

The original article appears here and is reblogged. A majority of Americans would feel better and live longer on the fatty liver diet. Affecting between 30% and 40% of American adults, fatty liver disease is a rampant and growing health problem. Identified by having too much fat in the liver, fatty liver disease can lead to liver inflammation, liver scarring, permanent liver damage, liver failure and even death. Combined with regular exercise, following the fatty liver diet is the best way to reduce symptoms, reverse liver damage and eliminate excessive fat in the liver. Who Should ...
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Artificial Sweeteners – Sweet Nothings for your health?

Artificial Sweeteners – Sweet Nothings for your health?
Artificial sweeteners have been considered a solution to the problems caused by sugar intake. They lack calories and are advertised as a healthy alternative to high fructose corn syrup and sugar. However, studies have shown that consuming artificial sweeteners might make you gain weight faster than if you were consuming regular sugar. Artificial sweeteners slow your metabolism and ultimately trigger you to eat more. The three main ingredients in artificial sweeteners — aspartame, saccharin, and acesulfate potassium — have all been linked to cancer as well as Alzheimer’s disease, autism, chroni...
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Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial Sweeteners
Sweet Nothings for your health? Artificial sweeteners have been considered a solution to the problems caused by sugar intake. They lack calories and are advertised as a healthy alternative to high fructose corn syrup and sugar. However, studies have shown that consuming artificial sweeteners might make you gain weight faster than if you were consuming regular sugar. Artificial sweeteners slow your metabolism and ultimately trigger you to eat more. The three main ingredients in artificial sweeteners — aspartame, saccharin, and acesulfate potassium — have all been linked to cancer as well as A...
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GAPI + GA-AAPNA – Health Fair

GAPI + GA-AAPNA – Health Fair
Nutritionsolutions For Me participated in the health fair organized by Georgia Association of Physicians of Indian Heritage (GAPI) and the Georgia Chapter of Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America (GA-APPNA) on May 4, 2014 at Global Mall. For the first time, GAPI and GA-APPNA joined hands together to organize a health fair open to the community of Georgia. The health fair was inaugurated at the hands of Senator David Shafer, President Pro Tempore of Georgia State Senate. The Governor of Georgia, Mr. Nathan Deal accompanied by his charming wife also graced the occasion....
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