Herbs that lower Blood Sugar

I recently found this image and thought it such helpful info I had to share:  

Herbs that lower blood sugar: Cinnamon,  Clove, Rosemary,  Oregano, Sage, Curry, Garlic, Ginger, Turmeric, Cayenne & Marjoram.

 

Cinnamon – How does it help the blood sugar?

Cinnamon works by lowering insulin resistance. Researchers found that cinnamon cut cholesterol by about 18% and blood sugar levels by 24%.

Cinnamon

Probably the most enjoyable of herbs that lower the blood sugar to take.

You can use the Cinnamon spice or you can use the essential oil.

A therapeutic grade essential oil has a nice kick to it and can grow on the taste buds making it very enjoyable to use several times a day.

I like to put 2 or 3 drop on a teabag or on loose leaf tea leaves, then make tea as usual and the oil emulsified into the tea.

As you build a tolerance to it you can drop 1 or 2 drops under the tongue

cloves are good for diabetics. A research shows that the compounds found in cloves may help keep blood sugar under control. As little as one teaspoon of the super-star spice is enough to reap benefits.

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Insulin Resistence

I found this video -vlog very interesting by Dr Eric Berg DC. 

It sounds like many of us old and young have some level of insulin resistance going on. As we get older and if we have poor diet habits this can turn into some pretty serious stuff – like obesity, type II diabetes and even can contribute to heart disease…

A 1st step product you might consider is Time Challenger Diabetic Response

Changing our eating habits is a big must as well. Dr Eric Berg is a big proponent for fasting. I am not sure about that yet as many of us that would only be healthy if we were sure to eat every meal packed with lots of good nutrients. I feel pretty strongly that frequent small nutritious meals or 3 meals and some snacks like nuts, veges and fruits would still be a very healthy life style. 


 

Diabetic Socks

 


Risks of Artificial Sweeteners

sweetenersArticle by Dr Mark Hyman

See the complete Article here: DrHyman.com and watch the video too
“I know you’re not big on sugar and frequently tell people to cut down on it,” writes this week’s House Call. “But what about artificial sweeteners? Can I use those instead?”

Sadly, the answer is emphatically no. Human, animal, experimental, and other studies show artificial sweeteners can be just as bad and maybe even worse than regular sugar.

Artificial sweeteners have long been positioned as “guilt-free,” innocuous, safe alternatives, so why would I argue they are actually worse than sugar?

Manufacturers love to position zero-calorie sweetened foods and drinks as better because they create a “halo effect” and they know you’re more likely to buy them.Read More…

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