Is Fasting Safe for Type 2 Diabetics?

Intermittent fasting, calorie-restriction fasting, and even long-term fasts lasting 3-5 days have become popular dieting practices in recent years for weight loss and anti-aging efforts. In fact, fasting comes with many benefits and has a rich history in cultures and religions throughout the world. Fasting comes in all shapes and sizes. Some people refrain from eating for 16 hours; others …

Lost Sleep? Better Go Find It, Or You Might Be At Risk for Diabetes.

If you find yourself tossing and turning every night, you’re probably at risk for developing diabetes. Insomnia and restless sleep have had a widely known connection to type 2 diabetes for quite some time, but the theories as to why these two issues are intertwined are not so set in stone. Picture this: You’ve been up for hours. You got …

Three Forms of Diabetes Your Doctor Forgot to Mention

Everyone in Westernized cultures is familiar with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. They are well-known chronic illnesses, and increasingly more individuals are receiving a diagnosis for one of these types. Although these are the general types of diabetes that many have become quite familiar with, there are three “secret” forms of diabetes that receive very little recognition and even …

According To Dietitians, The Diabetic Diet is Best

Finding a quality diet with actual, long-lasting results can be difficult. Millions of people take to media outlets to rave about the latest super-diet that will help them shed 100 pounds in ten minutes! Okay, that may be a slight exaggeration – but you get the point. The truth is that most of these diets are profit-driven, with promoters selling …