diabetes-type-2-blood-sugarKeeping Blood Sugar at a Healthy Level

Over the last 50 years, our lifestyle has become more sedentary and our diet has shifted toward processed foods high in calories, carbohydrates and saturated fat. The number of people with impaired glucose tolerance has skyrocketed. This trend has led to a worldwide epidemic of diabetes, with an estimated 387 million people dealing with the disease. Read more here …

Understanding Chronic Inflammation

With the term inflammation getting a lot of buzz these days, it’s important to understand the difference between normal inflammatory response and chronic inflammation– a harmful process that is linked to many health issues.  There is a lot you can do to address chronic inflammation, such as eating dark green leafy vegetables, fatty fish and turmeric, a common spice used in Indian cooking. Turmeric is full of antioxidant compounds called curcuminoids, there is growing evidence that one, curcumin, provides powerfully anti-inflammatory effects. Read more here …