Carbs have gotten a bad rap over the past 20 years. In the early 2000s, Atkins and South Beach touted the importance of eliminating large groups of carbs. In the 2010s, Paelo and Keto broke into mainstream culture. Numerous studies tout the health benefits of a low-carb lifestyle and many people swear that their lives... Continue Reading →
You need sleep too!
Life in 2019 is no joke. Our plates are filled to the max and they just keep getting fuller. It doesn't help that you scroll social medial and see Cynthia baking homemade muffins and making organic baby food while also working full time and juggling 2 kids. Or Brad who travels for work 4 days... Continue Reading →
Sunday Q&A – Understanding Diabetes
Q: I hear about diabetes all the time, but what is it actually? A: There are a few different types of diabetes, but there are 2 main kinds: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is what used to be called "childhood diabetes" but due to an increased in children getting type 2 diabetes... Continue Reading →
Take a Walk
Walking after for at least 15 minutes after a meal can help prevent type 2 diabetes. A recent study compared exercising for 15 minutes after each meal to exercising for 45 minutes once per day. They found that the brief walk after a meal was just as effective at preventing high blood sugars. Here is... Continue Reading →
It looks like researchers are getting ever closer to finding an effective treatment for type 1 diabetes. A small study published in the New England Journal of Medicine looked at the use of an artificial pancreas in a small group of campers. They found that when the campers used the artificial pancreas they had fewer low blood... Continue Reading →