Aging Well and the Link to Maintaining Healthy Blood Sugar Levels

For many years it was thought that people’s life expectancy was largely determined by their genetics. Today, it is widely believed that our genetics play a smaller role than originally thought. More evidence points to the influence of environmental factors such as lifestyle and diet on the aging process and our life expectancy – all […]

Is your breakfast ruining your day before it even starts?

Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day.  The researchers from The Journal of Nutrition found that skipping breakfast once a week is associated with a 6 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The numbers rose from there, with skipping breakfast 4 or 5 times per week leading to an increased risk of […]

Be Aware of the Bliss Point

Why is it sometimes we eat well and make better food choices and other times we struggle and eat the foods that take us on a wild blood sugar roller coaster ride? The Bliss Point is a term used to refer to food blended with just the right amount of sweetness or saltiness, or richness, […]

How to avoid becoming Prediabetic and why it doesn’t have to control your life

What is Prediabetes? A person may have a blood sugar level that is above normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. This is prediabetes, and it means you’re more at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. It is estimated that 86 million people age 18 and older fall into the prediabetes catagory. That’s […]

Not all carbohydrates are created equal

What are fast & slow carbohydrates? Did you know that not all carbohydrates release energy at the same rate? Carbohydrates are chains of sugars and this chain must be broken down into individual sugars (like glucose and fructose) in order to be digested and absorbed into your bloodstream. Fast carbs are made up of small […]