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 1

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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March 28, 2018 0

Why The Hemoglobin A1c Test Is So Important

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

The Hemoglobin A1c test sounds like something you would have had to take back in AP bio class, but it’s actually a fairly common blood test. Your doctor may even have suggested you have one done in the past. The A1c can be used to determine whether someone is diabetic or pre-diabetic based on the amount of sugar in the…

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March 21, 2018 10

What Causes The Dawn Effect

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Probably the most common question I get from people on my Facebook pages, blogs, and programs, is about high morning blood sugar levels.  They want to know why they wake up with a blood glucose level that was higher than when they went to bed.  This is a logical question, and stems from much frustration.  In fact, I completely understand…

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March 14, 2018 4

Using Technology To Monitor And Control Blood Sugar

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Due to recent advancements in technology related to testing blood sugar levels, there are now a range of glucose (blood sugar) monitoring devices and applications available on the market that make diabetes management a little easier and a tad more fun. Anyone with diabetes is familiar with using a glucose monitor.  This is important to provide information related to keeping…

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