Study confirms a very low-carb diet can help manage Type 1 diabetes

Adhering to a very low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet can help improve blood sugar control in people with Type 1 diabetes, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics. This finding was based on the results of an observational trial on children with Type 1 diabetes who follow a low-carb diet. In the study led by Belinda Lennerz … Continue reading Study confirms a very low-carb diet can help manage Type 1 diabetes

Bitter melon is used by many traditional healers to relieve gastrointestinal symptoms and stimulate menstruation

Contrary to its name, the bitter melon is, in fact, sweet for your health. Bitter melon (Momordica charantia) is an herbaceous annual vine that has fragrant yellow flowers and produces an elongated fruit that is harvested for food while immature. The oblong fruit resembles a wrinkly cucumber with white or green skin, which gradually turns to yellow or … Continue reading Bitter melon is used by many traditional healers to relieve gastrointestinal symptoms and stimulate menstruation

Eating 15 almonds a day lowers bad cholesterol levels and decreases the risk for diabetes

Studies suggest that eating around 15 almonds each day can help lower bad cholesterol levels and reduce the risk for diabetes, according to a report published by GreenMedInfo.com. In the report, one of the clinical studies investigated the effects almonds have in improving the levels of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. The researchers recruited 150 patients with pre-existing … Continue reading Eating 15 almonds a day lowers bad cholesterol levels and decreases the risk for diabetes