Oregano Oil for Managing Blood Sugar Levels

Oregano Oil for Managing Blood Sugar Levels

Managing Blood Sugar Levels, Supplements
At Smart Diabetes Solutions, our goal is to develop the most natural and sustainable methods for treating diabetes. If you have been part of our free 21 Day Jumpstart Challenge or the Complete Wellness Membership, you know that we focus on developing habits based around hydrating, eating whole natural foods and being more physically active. In addition, we like to discover other natural ways to stabilize blood sugar levels and treat diabetes symptoms while working towards improving long-term health. Oregano oil may be a great and completely natural way to do both. Diabetes affects about 1 out of every 10 Americans, according to the Center for Disease Control, and the market for diabetes medications are expected to almost double from around $31 billion in 2015 to more than $58 billion worldwide by…
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3 Simple, Natural and Proven Ways to Manage Blood Sugar Levels

3 Simple, Natural and Proven Ways to Manage Blood Sugar Levels

Lifestyle Tips, Managing Blood Sugar Levels
It’s tough to get past the idea that there’s a secret formula to managing blood sugar levels, lowering blood pressure and losing weight. There isn’t, and in the search for that secret you have most likely felt overwhelmed by the amount of diets, exercises, cleanses, detoxes, protein powders, weight loss pills and herbal supplements that claim they can solve a myriad of health issues. It’s tough to figure out what will work for you and your lifestyle. The solution you’ve looked for is simpler and more natural than you could have ever expected, and it gets back to the basics. The Four Pillars of Health (But You Only Need Three to Start) There are four pillars of health: hydration, nutrition, exercise and sleep. Each contributes to lowering blood sugar levels…
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How Many Carbs Should I Eat in a Day?

How Many Carbs Should I Eat in a Day?

Diabetes Food Tips, Managing Blood Sugar Levels
“How many carbs should I eat a day?” This question is asked often in the Smart Diabetes Solutions 21 Day Jumpstart Challenge, and for good reason. It’s extremely important for those with diabetes, pre-diabetes, and those simply looking to improve their health to know the amount of carbs needed to keep their blood sugar levels stable and boost healthy weight loss. Unfortunately, the question itself is too broad for a single answer or for a single number. Whether you’re a man or woman, your age, physical fitness level, and more are factors that need to be considered in order to get the answer for you. In this article, I will outline the factors you need to consider so that you can determine how many carbs you should personally eat each day. Do we…
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How The Glycemic Index Can Help Control Blood Sugar Levels

How The Glycemic Index Can Help Control Blood Sugar Levels

Managing Blood Sugar Levels
The Glycemic Index (GI) is an extremely important tool to have in your toolbox when looking to control and maintain your blood sugar levels and the symptoms of type 2 diabetes. It helps you see what you are eating in simple numerical terms, and when combined with a second number, the Glycemic Load (GL), you can fine tune your meal choices to keep your blood sugar at healthy levels and reduce blood sugar spikes. Let’s take a look at what these numbers really mean and how you can use them to take control of your diabetes. What Is the Glycemic Index? Dr. David Jenkins, together with Dr. Thomas Wolever and Dr. Alexandra Jenkins, conceived the Glycemic Index (GI) in 1979. The GI breakthrough was the outcome of research conducted at…
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