Archive | May, 2013

Flax Seed Improves Blood Sugar and A1c

World Health Organization researchers published a small sample study on flax seed as a dietary supplement for diabetes. Participants ate a tablespoon of ground flax seed every day for a month. There was a significant drop in fasting blood sugars, triglycerides, and cholesterol, as well as a drop in their A1c. Researcher’s noted that if your […]

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Fats Increase Diabetes Risk

Researchers in Sweden have reported the results of their study of fats.  They fed normal mice food that was high in fat from their “middle age” at eight months through the “senior age” of two years. The mice became overweight, developed high blood sugar levels, and a decrease in insulin release. All three are expected […]

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