The inspiration for this Blog was 3rdtimethecharm11 's suggestion that beets were a good idea if you have sugar problems.
I did some poking around online, and discovered they were a natural source of ALA, or Alpha Lipoic Acid, which I had h... Read more
Hope everyone has been enjoying Spring!
As most of you know, in addition to thyroid challenges, I've been having problems with pre-diabetes levels of blood sugar, resulting in a small retinal hematoma and a small cataract ... Read more
I've been reading a lot recently about insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, since those of us with who are overweight... or in my case, within my BMI, but at the top range of it... tend to have problems with blood sugar, mo... Read more
I'm happy to share that my insulin resistance is currently under control with a combination of herbs, no medication.
Prior to this, I was doing "everything right", eating low calorie mostly organic foods, avoiding starches, getting adequat... Read more
I've been trying out a host of herbals in an attempt to get some of this pesky weight off, caused in part by insulin resistance/ high blood sugar after meals.
Using these herbs doesn't mean I have carte blanche to eat as... Read more
You may have insulin resistance a condition that precedes type 2 diabetes.
Here's how this goes:
Your doc will tell you to lose weight... like you have a mirror already!
You do everything "right".
You eat healthy foods in the prope... Read more
HI fellow Sparkers@
I started a new team, along with my Sparkfriend 1CrazyDog, as I've become "IR"... insulin resistant.
Insulin resistance will not only make it very difficult for you to lose weight, but it can have some unfortunate s... Read more
I'm writing a bit more today about tomato hornworms, since Henry's Mom expressed concern that I'd gobbled a few of them down, which... I did not. Promise! YET! ha
I'd like to point out that there's a difference between CONSID... Read more
I'm always on the outlook for new healthy taste experiences.
Especially those that are gluten free.
Case in point, I briefly entertained the thought of making an online recipe I found for tomato hookworms, after I plucked a lovely plumb o... Read more
I would post a photo of this, but it looks just awful and I don't want to discourage anyone from making it based on an ugly duckling photo.
This porridge can be an alternative to your daily grind, its full of Omega 3 fatty acids, and trace ... Read more
I'm sure ya'll know the blood sugar benefits of adding cinnamon to your beverages and foods, so this blog isn't about that.
Its about the mess cinnamon makes, left floating on top of your cup of tea, or stuck to the rim, or lining the sides... Read more
I am a total fan of Guavas!
If you're lucky they're putting in an appearance at a grocery store near you, this time of year.
You may have to go to a Latin super market to get them, but I found my first (most fragrant) batch as Walmart of all... Read more
Thought I'd share this...
Make sure you watch the short video at the end,as it demonstrates how to do the test.
www.mnn.com/health/fitne ss-well-being/blogs/new-pe anut-butter-sniff-test-use d-to-detect-alzheimers Read more
These are a little um... mean.. other people's misfortunes... but I do love Irony!
One of my friends sent this to me, so I thought I'd send on the monkey love!
jdgroover.wordpress.com/ 2013/08/20/the-2013-darwin -awards-a... Read more