Optimizing Your Chromium Levels May Help Regulate Blood Sugar

Optimizing Your Chromium Levels May Help Regulate Blood Sugar from Mercola The body requires a wide variety of minerals to function properly, either by triggering certain processes to start or by supporting organ systems. One of these minerals is chromium, an essential trace element needed by the body in relatively minute amounts. It is especially useful in balancing out blood sugar by regulating insulin production. Chromium may also positively affect heart health and depression, although more studies are needed to affirm these benefits.1,2 There’s no question that chromium is important…

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Sweet little lies: How food companies hide the sugar of their food products from you

Sweet little lies: How food companies hide the sugar of their food products from you by: Melissa Smith for Natural News Consuming a lot of sugary food and drinks has been linked to dreadful diseases, such as obesity, Type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. Unfortunately, despite these negative effects of sugar on health, a lot of people still consume sinful amounts of it. The average American may be eating around 15 teaspoons or 60 g of added sugar per day. But this isn’t because people are knowingly putting lots of sugar…

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Cancer cells are fueled by sugary drinks, making tumors grow faster

Cancer cells are fueled by sugary drinks, making tumors grow faster by: Tracey Watson for Natural News Many studies have established a clear link between obesity and increased risk of cancer. A sedentary lifestyle, high alcohol intake and a junk food diet all contribute to obesity. One of the most direct causes of weight gain, however, is consuming drinks and processed foods that are high in sugar. One of the cancers most clearly linked to obesity is colorectal cancer, the third most common cancer to be diagnosed in American men and women,…

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Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer’s Strengthens

Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer’s Strengthens By Dr. Mercola for Mercola Alzheimer’s disease — for which conventional medicine believes there is no effective treatment or cure — currently affects an estimated 5.4 million Americans1 and prevalence is projected to triple by 2050.2,3 Within the next two decades, this severe and lethal form of dementia may affect as much as one-quarter of the U.S. population. Already, more than half a million Americans die from the disease each year, making it the third leading cause of death in the U.S., right behind heart disease…

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