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More Great Herbs For Diabetic Blood Sugar Control

| March 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

I wrote in my last blog post about the antidiabetic properties of Glucevia, a patented extract from seeds of the European ash tree. When used together with a low-GL (glycaemic load) diet, regular exercise and a healthy lifestyle, herbal medicines like Glucevia could offer a safe, natural alternative to prescription drugs. Here are five more […]

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Bitter Melon Compound Could Help Reverse Insulin Resistance

| October 29, 2016 | Comments (2)

In earlier posts here and here, I have written about the incredible benefits that certain herbs can have on controlling blood-sugar levels. One of the best natural remedies for diabetes is the bitter melon (Momordica charantia), which has been shown in clinical trials to be an effective antidiabetic agent and – unlike standard drugs – […]

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Try These “Top Ten” Herbs for Diabetes

| April 11, 2013 | Comments (5)

In my last post, I explained some of the many benefits of the herbal extract berberine. But berberine is far from being the only herb whose anti-diabetic properties have been validated in clinical trials and which has been found to perform as well as, or better than, standard diabetes drugs. Here are ten of the […]

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Pumpkins: A Great Food To Fight Diabetes

| October 31, 2012 | Comments (1)

At this time of the year, children are excitedly preparing for Halloween and part of the fun is to carve pumpkins into a scary lanterns. But don’t throw away all that orange pumpkin flesh, because it could help you to avoid or better manage diabetes. A portion of pumpkin has a low glycaemic load (GL), […]

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Herbal Remedies Can Help Control Diabetes Symptoms

| May 9, 2012 | Comments (4)

If you have diabetes or metabolic syndrome, your doctor may be quick to prescribe a drug such as metformin, to improve your blood sugar control. While metformin may not have the damaging side effects of some diabetes medications, it does have the big drawback of depleting the body of vitamin B12, which can cause your […]

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