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A Guide to Sweeteners

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

There has been and continues to be a very large debate in our country about the amount of sugar we should be eating each day, and which is the healthiest.  While we know the dangers of regular table sugar, namely obesity, tooth decay, diabetes and heart disease, we don’t necessarily recognize all of the dangers of artificial sweeteners. We don’t…

8 Ways To Stay Active This Winter

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Old Man Winter always seems to have it out for us. What did we ever do to him? Between temperature changes, barometric pressure changes and humidity level changes, our health and bodies can sure take a beating. And the fact that it is just plain old cold and grey outside, many people want to hibernate all winter. This lack of…

How to hack your hunger hormones

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Most people understand that obesity is a big contributor to the development of diabetes. But what you may not know is that losing a little bit of weight, even just 7-10%, can have a significant positive impact on your glucose control. But as anyone who’s ever tried to lose weight knows, it’s not always that easy. One of the biggest…

How Many Grams Of Carbs Can I Eat Per Day?

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Hey, it’s Dr Brian, Mowll the diabetes coach, and I’m back today with another episode of on call with Dr. Mowll. Today’s question comes from Candy and she asks, how many carbs is okay for one day? Well, that’s a great question. Candy, a simple question it may seem, but actually much more complex than it seems on the surface….

Toxin Free Home

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

6 Ways to Keep Your Home Toxin Free No one likes the idea of living in a house that is riddled with toxins. Toxins are obviously bad for your health and your family’s health. And that includes your four-legged family members as well. But beyond exacerbating allergies and asthma, environmental toxins are the 3rd main cause of cellular inflammation and…

What Type Of Diabetes Do I Have?

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Hey, it’s Dr. Brian Mowll, The Diabetes Coach, and welcome to this installment of On Call with Dr. Mowll where I answer your questions about blood sugar and diabetes health. This week’s question comes from Helida, and Helida asked, “How can I tell what type of diabetes I have? I was originally diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, but I’ve been…

Are Exogenous Ketones Beneficial For Blood Sugar?

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Type 2 diabetes and obesity have reached epidemic (read: ridiculous) proportions in the past few decades. If left unmanaged, type 2 diabetes can damage vessels that supply blood to vital organs and can also lead to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. But a new study published in the Journal of Physiology has shown that a ketone supplement…

The Benefits of High Intensity Interval Training for Blood Sugar Health

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Gone are the days of spending hours on a treadmill to slim down and get healthy. People today want their exercise programs to be shorter, more interesting, and offer better results. Enter programs like CrossFit and P90x. CrossFit and P90x implement a type of exercise called high-intensity interval training (HIIT). What’s exciting about HIIT is that it’s been found to…

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