Diabetes

Best Chewable Fiber 2008

by in Best, Cholesterol, Detox, Diabetes, Diet Tips, Fiber, Fruits and Veggies, Hypoglycemia, Kitchen Sink, Weight Loss December 9, 2008

The best fiber sources obviously come from whole food dietary sources. However, occasionally we need a little something something to “cheat the system” and this is my favorite weight loss trick, as I have mentioned the importance of utilizing fiber for satiety and stable blood sugar in my “Favorite Weight Loss Diet of 2008”. You […]

3 Reasons to Care About Excess Sugar Consumption

by in Anti-Aging, Anti-Inflammatory, Diabetes, Dr. Scott Olson, Guest Posts, Hypoglycemia, Kitchen Sink, Sugar December 4, 2008

I hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving Feast and did their best. If you are still struggling to get back on the Whole Foods Wagon I have invited Dr. Scott Olson, author of Sugarettes to chat with us about why we need to care about excess sugar consumption. Hi Dr. Scott, why is the title […]

Chocolate Chips Better than Viagra?

by in Anti-Aging, Antioxidants, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Diabetes, Diet Tips, Erectile Dysfunction, Fruits and Veggies, High Blood Pressure, Men's Health, Preventative Medicine, Whole Foods Diet November 19, 2008

Are chocolate chips better than Viagra? According to Journal of Nutrition’s latest September and October issues, chocolate has some pretty exciting therapeutic potential. If you want to avoid being on “the little blue pill” you should consider taking a daily dose of the little brown pill. That’s right—50-200 chocolate chips a day may prevent the […]

Are You a Sugar Zombie?

by in Diabetes, Diet Tips, Dr. Scott Olson, Drug Abuse, Hypoglycemia, Kitchen Sink, Preventative Medicine, Sugar November 12, 2008

By Dr. Scott Olson Author of Sugarettes. If you were a normal zombie, you would rise up out of your grave and stumble off in search of your craving: flesh. Sugar zombies, however, typically rise from their couch and go off in search of their craving: sugar. Sugar zombies yearning for sugar can sometimes only […]

Squash: Autumn’s Cheapest Super Food

by in Diabetes, Diet Tips, Fruits and Veggies, Kitchen Sink, Preventative Medicine, Superfoods October 24, 2008

By Dr. Nicole Sundene Right now squash is the HIT super food of the season. Squash is not only a CHEAP food, it is also a highly nutritious lower glycemic complex source of carbohydrates that can be enjoyed by dieters and diabetics when paired with a lean protein source. Whether you are growing pumpkins, butternut […]

Vegetarian Protein: Not just for Vegetarians

by in ADHD, Anti-Aging, Anti-Inflammatory, Anxiety, Diabetes, Diet Tips, Kitchen Sink, Nuts, Protein, Reader Questions, Vegetarian September 18, 2008

Hi Dr. Nicole, I would like to start eating more vegetable proteins and less meat, but am not sure how to do so healthfully.  Do you have any suggestions? Eating vegetarian sources of protein at each meal is beneficial to both omnivores and vegetarians alike. Moving towards more of a plant based diet will aid […]

McInflammation: Are You Really “Loving It”?

by in American Sickcare System, Arthritis, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autoimmune Diseases, Cancer, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Constipation, Depression, Diabetes, Diet Tips, Digestion, Eczema, Fast Food, Fatigue, Headaches, Inflammation, Kitchen Sink, Migraines, Multiple Sclerosis, Pain Management, PMS, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogrens, Skin Rashes, Weight Loss May 6, 2008

Recently a friend reported over dinner that his inflammatory problem (and let’s just say almost all medical problems are caused by inflammation) was not much better. He said he was diligently taking everything I had recommended, and had only noted minor improvement. Although natural remedies take time, I was curious how the dietary recommendations were […]