5 Foods That Lower and Stabilize Blood Sugar

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Keeping one’s blood sugar balanced is imperative to one’s health, weight and prevention of many dangerous health conditions. Chronically high blood sugar causes systemic inflammation and scarring of body tissues, substantially increasing one’s likelihood of developing diabetes, nerve damage, eye damage, heart disease and more, and goes hand-in-hand with weight gain and the inability to lose weight.

Keep reading to see which healthy foods work overtime to lower and keep your blood sugar levels stabilized for optimal health, wellbeing and healthy weight maintenance.

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Apple Cider Vinegar – One of the Most Powerful Health Tonics in Your Kitchen

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(article by John Summerly – PreventDisease.com)

The question is not what Apple Cider Vinegar can do, but what can’t it do. As a folk remedy, it has been credited with curing everything from the flu to warts or sunburn to dandruff. However, it also can help reverse many serious diseases that many would immediately turn to medications to solve. Here are 8 more reasons this powerful health tonic makes your kitchen your best pharmacy.

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Super Effective Natural Beauty Uses for Raw Honey

 

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RAW HONEY, not commercially processed honey, is brimming with minerals, amino acids, living enzymes as well as other unique healing compounds that can effect more positive changes and support natural health and wellbeing than you can possibly imagine. Additionally, raw honey is also super effective as a natural beauty care ingredient for a long list of uses and can not only replace a plethora of chemically-laced beauty and skin treatments, raw honey is also often more effective than its synthetic beauty treatment counterparts. So, what kind of natural beauty uses can you use raw honey for?

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The Best Foods for Your Liver

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(article by Frances Murchison, HHC, AADP – Rodale News)

Foods for your liver are essential to keeping your body’s powerhouse—your liver—functioning optimally. A healthy liver plays a key role in relieving digestive issues, such as a sluggish metabolism, gas, bloating, and constipation. It regulates blood sugar levels, which—when out of balance—can cause sugar cravings, fatigue, and fuzzy thinking.

A toxic liver can lead to inflammatory diseases, such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, and autoimmune diseases. Without a healthy liver, you may suffer from hormonal imbalances that can cause headaches, mood swings, and depression. It’s time to nurture this amazing organ!

Use these foods for your liver to start feeling better:

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Got Thyroid Issues? Stay Away from This Common Food Ingredient

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The number of people, especially women, who suffer from some form of mild to severe thyroid issue is staggering. Like many health maladies, the corruption of our food supply has had a direct hand in instigating a huge and very unnecessary amount of these life altering health conditions. Recently, studies have isolated a food substance that should be avoided by those suffering from thyroid conditions, as it appears to be one of the top instigators of thyroid disruption in the body.

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Avoid this Ingredient if You Want to Stay Youthful and Prevent Premature Aging

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Premature aging can start as early as in your 20’s, especially if your diet is rich in this particular ingredient. An ingredient that not only becomes more and more addictive every time you eat it, but it is also almost 100% certain that many versions of this ingredient are also genetically modified, laced with a plethora of pesticides and/or other toxic chemical additions and is used as a filler ingredient in many “low fat” foods that line grocery store shelves.

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Celery: An Unassuming Vegetable with Amazing Health Benefits

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The wonderful world of vegetables is a plethora of rainbow colored goodness, brimming with deliciousness and nutrient and health benefits. However, some veggies seem to get all the attention and much of the credit, such as kale, spinach and other leafy greens; beets, pomegranates and other red colored veggies, and so forth. But, what about some of those unassuming veggies, you know; the ones that we typically reach for in our grocery stores and natural food markets without even thinking twice….like celery! Celery has a subdued light green color which may not stand out as brightly in contrast to the other veggies, but it is packed with versatility AND nutrient and health benefits.

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Protect Your Heart and Boost Your Mood with These 5 Healthy Foods

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Whether you’re of baby boomer age or not, protecting your heart and brain are two major areas of your health that you should always be concerned with. Weakening and clogging your arteries will not only surely result in a shorter lifespan, it will also likely result in your having to deal with heart issues and heart disease that will greatly diminish your quality of life. Additionally, sabotaging your brain and mood with food that really isn’t even food at all, along with other unhealthy lifestyle choices, will put you at high risk for mood disorders, diminished memory, the inability to focus as well as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Taking care of our heart and brains is vital for a healthy existence. Keep reading to find out how 5 delicious and very healthy food choices can help keep your heart and brain in tip top condition.

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Miraculous Combination: Lemon and Baking Soda Found to be 10,000X Stronger Than Chemotherapy!

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(article by Higher Perspective)
There are several corporations, organizations, and industries that continually profit from disease. Do you know how many people die each year solely for the name of profit? This is exactly why this combination has remained a secret! Lemon has already been shown to be extremely anti-carcinogenic, along with being able to treat cysts and tumors!Recent studies have found that consuming citrus, specifically lemons, has prevented and even treated cancer in some cases! The addition of baking soda is in order to normalize the pH of the body, disabling the cancer from spreading. Lemon also has very powerful antimicrobial properties, capable of combating even the strongest of bacterial and fungal infections. Lemon is also very effective against worms and parasites! Lemon also assists in lowering blood pressure, reducing stress, and acts as an antidepressant!

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5 Types of Medicinal Mushrooms and Surprising Ways They Can Boost Your Health

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(article by Andreea Nica – AlterNet.org)

Understanding how food interacts with our bodies and the role it plays in healing various health conditions can be helpful. Whether food is used as part of a medical treatment or a prevention-focused diet, knowledge is power. Though some may disregard medicinal food, medical researchers have proven how prescriptive diets have been used to minify health risks. One such functional food is mushrooms. There are currently 38,000 discovered and classified species of mushrooms that hold medicinal benefits.

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