5 Amazing Health Benefits of Olives

5 Amazing Health Benefits of Olives

September 20, 2018 Amandalee 0

I love to eat olives. Have ever since I was a kid. I like black olives and green ones with the pimento paste in them. I also like to use olive oil to add good fats to my salads and sprinkle over my pasta. Italy is on my places to […]

Type-2 Diabetes: Yoga in the Clinic

July 5, 2016 Amandalee 0

A new study published in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation [1] points to promising news for those suffering from type-2 diabetes. The paper, a meta-analysis of 864 patients across twelve trials, points to a correlation between those that practiced yoga and positive clinical outcomes. Type-2 Diabetes, characterized by the misuse […]

Diabetes Unraveled; The Fifth Autoantigen

April 25, 2016 Amandalee 1

Diabetes has been known to be caused by the immune system’s response to four specific molecules (called autoantigens) for quite some time [1]. However, some have felt that there are problems with the current model (as discussed at length here [2]), leading others to seek more complete answers. This spurred […]

Too Much Self-Control Bad for Diabetes Patients?

April 11, 2016 Amandalee 0

According to evidence published in the British Journal of Health Psychology, trying too hard to stay on-diet with diabetes may actually make things worse [1]. “People with diabetes who overexert self-control following a lapse may be especially likely to experience a subsequent relapse,” the paper’s objective states plainly, setting the […]

Soybean Oil Worse Than Sugar?

April 9, 2016 Amandalee 0

An article by Marygrace Taylor for EatClean.com [1] has some stunning news about soybean oil: Apparently, the Worst Food On The Planet Award should actually go to soybean oil, suggests new findings published in the journal PLoS One. Setting up a sort of dietary cage match, researchers fed mice a […]

Metformin Cause B12 Deficiency Risk

March 18, 2016 Amandalee 0

A high percentage of people, both pre-diabetic and diabetic take Metformin to control blood sugar. It can be helpful to many people but this study shows that a Vitamin B12 deficiency can develop from it. It is easily remedied but it must be watched and B12 supplemented appropriately. Following participants […]

Diabetes: Beat It By Eating

November 3, 2015 Amandalee 0

I have been very frustrated to hear people say that you can just eat whatever you want and adjust by injecting insulin. How is that even remotely logical? Wouldn’t it make sense to adjust your diet so you don’t need to take insulin or the Metforman or whatever drug of […]