According to The National Diabetes Statistics Report led by the Centre for Disease Control in 2020, more than 1 in 10 North Americans currently have diabetes. Perhaps even more shocking are the numbers for prediabetes. A serious high blood sugar condition which they estimate affects 1 in 3… but over 80% are not aware they have it. Given that Prediabetes puts you at a high risk of developing Diabetes (as well as Heart Disease and Stroke) this all adds up to what is being called “the Diabetes Epidemic”. Thankfully, lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise play a big role in helping to bring balance back to your blood sugar levels and get us off the Sugar Crash Roller Coaster. Let's talk prevention!! Living a preventive lifestyle is perhaps the single most important action we can all take to help reduce the risk of future chronic disease.
You probably know all about the dangers of refined sugar. It rots your teeth, increases your risk of chronic disease, causes weight gain, and much more. But quitting refined sugar doesn’t just allow you to avoid these adverse effects, it also allows you to enjoy a range of benefits. Today's blog highlights five of the top benefits you can enjoy by quitting refined sugar.
Sugar is one of the most harmful ingredients you can put in your body. But it’s something many of us eat far too much of. According to the latest stats from the American Journal Of Clinical Nutrition, the average American eats 76.7g of sugar every day – the equivalent of 19 teaspoons per day. Today I'm talking sugar, again :), and discussing five of the main reasons you should limit your consumption of sugar.
Sugar intake during pregnancy may increase the risk of allergy High maternal sugar intake during pregnancy may increase the risk of allergy and allergic asthma in the offspring, according to…