Fenugreek, Milk thistle, cinnamon, protein for breakfast = improved blood sugar
Saturday, May 02, 2015 10 comments
Hi Sparkers! 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
Tie to low magnesium intake and Type 2 diabetes
Saturday, April 18, 2015 11 comments
hey Sparkers! 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
Insulin resistance licked!(wait...not so fast!)
Saturday, December 27, 2014 14 comments
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
Help for Insulin Resistance/ weight loss
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10 comments
Hey Sparkers! 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
Doing everything "right", not losing?
Friday, November 21, 2014 13 comments
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
Lower your blood sugar with Gynostemma Tea
Thursday, November 20, 2014 10 comments
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
Of Hornworms and Hummingbird Moths...
Sunday, September 14, 2014 12 comments
Saturday, September 13, 2014 5 comments
Tasty Tip #82: Teff Porridge with Extras
Friday, September 12, 2014 8 comments
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
Quick Tip #81~ How to avoid cinnamon "scum" in your tea or coffee...
Thursday, January 02, 2014 18 comments
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
Tasty Tip #20~ Amazingly delicious Guavas!
Sunday, December 29, 2013 9 comments
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
Peanut butter testing for Alzheimer's and Cognitive Impairment...
Saturday, December 28, 2013 12 comments
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
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Dark Humor... the Darwin Awards!
Thursday, December 26, 2013 8 comments
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Tasty Tip #19 Delicious dairy treat
Saturday, October 12, 2013 15 comments
Lots of people can't "do" dairy, thankfully I'm not one of them. IMO its a tasty way to get your calcium. And if your dairy is fortified, a bit of vitamin D and A. I was thrilled the other day when I saw one of my favorite brands of cot... Read more
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