May 24, 2018 0

The Seven Worst Foods For Blood Sugar

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Whether you have diabetes or not, there are some foods that are simply better, or in this case, worse, for your health. Do they taste good? To most of us, yes they do. Should you eat them? No, no you shouldn’t. Why? Because, the seven foods on this list either cause blood sugar spikes in those with diabetes, or they…

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May 17, 2018 0

Five Strategies To Beat Stress

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Stress is a bit like salt: the right amount can be good for us, but too much can make us sick. Sadly, most of us modern humans are living with chronic stress, and this is leading to diseases [1] like hypertension, obesity, heart disease and diabetes. What Happens to Our Bodies When We’re Stressed? While we may think stress only…

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May 7, 2018 0

Can Cholesterol Drugs Cause Diabetes?

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

For every prescription drug that is developed and offers benefits to patients, there are those that also pose significant risks. Physicians must always weigh the benefits to risks in order to make informed decisions as to whether a particular medication should be used for treatment. Recent findings suggest statins, a class of prescription drug used to treat high cholesterol levels,…

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April 28, 2018 5

The Benefits Of Intermittent Fasting

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

You may have heard about intermittent fasting (IF) and that it offers numerous health benefits but are still unsure what those benefits are and how to do it correctly. In this blog article I’m going to talk about why IF is so beneficial, especially to people with diabetes, and how you can easily incorporate it into your daily and weekly…

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April 25, 2018 0

The Problems With Refined Vegetable Oils

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

If you’ve always believed vegetable oils were good for you, you’re not alone. First, they’ve got the word vegetable right in there, so you’re kind of tricked into thinking these oils are healthy. Then there was all the advertising that hypnotized us into believing traditional fats like butter, lard and coconut oil were bad while canola, corn, cottonseed, and soybean…

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April 17, 2018 0

All About Nuts

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

I happen to be crazy about nuts. (I was going to say I’m a nut for nuts but I knew you’d probably roll your eyes at that one.) The taste alone makes me stock up on a variety so I always have some handy. But when I started learning about the health benefit of nuts, especially tree nuts, I became…

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April 11, 2018 0

What Are Lectins And Why Should You Care?

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Here’s a pop quiz: What is eaten by almost everyone, yet understood by few in the health community? They are somewhat detrimental to many people’s health while being downright destructive to a few sensitive souls. If you said lectins you’re either brighter than the average lightbulb or, after reading the title, you put two and two together. Lectins… let’s talk…

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April 4, 2018 0

Get Moving – Why You Need To Exercise

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Spring is finally here, which means many of us can venture outside, enjoy the warm temps and sunshine, and get our bodies moving after a long hibernation. So why is it that many people choose to stay inside and remain couch potatoes? “Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save…

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