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Study says people addicted to sugar should be treated just like drug abusers

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(NaturalHealth365) Most of us are aware of the draw and allure of foods that are high in sugar. Whether you have a weakness for sugary drinks or your downfall is cakes, pies or cookies, it turns out that there’s a scientific reason why you find these sugary foods so hard to resist. (And, knowing why is the ‘key’ to breaking ... Read More »

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Health warning: How sugar depletes the human body of 5 essential nutrients

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(NaturalHealth365) Most people are aware that eating too much sugar can cause high blood glucose, insulin spikes and obesity. It can also elevate the risk of chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. However, excess glucose can also lead to nutrient deficiencies that impact the levels of vitamins and minerals that are able to reach the cells. Sugar does ... Read More »

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Prevent cancer and lower blood sugar with bitter melon

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(NaturalHealth365) Once again, as Western medicine remains baffled by how to effectively eliminate the threat of diseases like cancer and diabetes, we see the power of healing foods like, bitter melon to provide relief. (keep reading to learn more) Pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, and the American Cancer Society reports that ... Read More »

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Discover how bergamot protects your heart, lowers blood sugar and reduces anxiety

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(NaturalHealth365)  Can bergamot (a fruit from Italy) eliminate the need for cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, such as Lipitor and Zocor?  Keep in mind, these cholesterol medications are dangerous. For example, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) now requires statin drugs to carry labels warning of their association with type 2 diabetes, confusion, memory loss, and muscle pain. In addition, these toxic ... Read More »

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High blood sugar linked to brain shrinkage

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(NaturalHealth365) Research has established a direct correlation between a decline in the size of the hippocampus – the memory center of the brain – and overall brain health.  Elevated blood sugar levels have been shown to have a direct relationship with brain shrinkage and resultant problems with memory, learning and cognition. A report by German researchers published in the journal ... Read More »

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Reduce excess blood sugar levels with these common herbs and spices

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(NaturalHealth365) Don’t ignore high blood sugar levels.  According to the CDC, diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Over 29 million Americans have the disease, while another 86 million live with prediabetes, a serious condition that can lead to full-blown diabetes. Although modern medicine has a wide array of pharmaceutical drugs to manage diabetes, their dangerous side effects ... Read More »

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Blood sugar spikes increase heart attack risk

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(NaturalHealth365) Temporary rises in blood sugar after meals are normal. But researchers are finding that blood sugar “spikes,” in which glucose levels rise dramatically and stay elevated for several hours, are linked to increased risk of serious disease – and can raise your chances of a heart attack. The good news: reducing your blood sugar levels after meals can help ... Read More »

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Sugar industry pays off scientists to blame fat for disease

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(NaturalHealth365) With over one-third of American adults considered obese and nearly 70 percent either obese or overweight, there is clearly an obesity epidemic in our country. And while foods with a high saturated fat content are partly to blame, low fat foods are also contributing – especially if they are high in sugar. Now evidence has surfaced that the truth ... Read More »

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Balance your blood sugar without toxic drugs

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(NaturalHealth365) With over 29 million Americans currently suffering from diabetes – and a staggering 86 million with blood sugar high enough to be classed as “prediabetes” – this health issue has reached epidemic proportions.  Even the slow-to-respond CDC states that 15 to 30 percent of those with prediabetes will go on to develop type 2 diabetes within 5 years, unless ... Read More »

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Don’t believe the hype: Sugar alcohols like Xylitol are neither sugar nor alcohol and may increase your risk of breast cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) If you are on a healing path for any kind, hands down you want to avoid sugar. For the roughly 9% of the U.S. population suffering from diabetes (and the 40% of the population who are said to be “pre-diabetic”), the case against it is clear. Of course, if you are dealing with cancer, remember that sugar feeds tumors!  ... Read More »

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Sugar addiction and withdrawal: What you need to know

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(NaturalHealth365) If you have a sweet tooth and would like to reduce your intake or stop eating sugar altogether, you should be aware that sugar addiction is very real. In fact, addiction to sugar triggers some of the same addictive responses and withdrawal symptoms as drug addiction. However, what gets tricky with sugar is that it is a food, not ... Read More »

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Coffee shops serving up to 25 teaspoons of sugar in hot flavored drinks

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(NaturalHealth365) Coffee shops are a great place to develop bad (nutritional) habits for life.  As America continues to struggle with problems of obesity and type 2 diabetes, a report by a British advocacy group reveals that some specialty coffee drinks can contain as much as 25 teaspoons of sugar.  To put this in perspective, a 12 ounce can of regular ... Read More »

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