October 29, 2016

I have something for you to think about before you gorge on all that leftover Halloween candy.....or better yet....something to consider when choosing what to dole out on Halloween......

What do type 2 diabetes, heart disease and Alzheimer’s disease have in common?  Chronically high levels of glucose in the blood are contributing factors to all of them. What causes chronically high levels of glucose in the blood? Eating too many carbohydrates, especially the refined ones.

In 2010 the Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that “ many as 1 in 3 U.S. adults could have diabetes by 2050 if the current trends continue.”  They also stated that “1 in 10 adults has diabetes now.”  This is scary!

When you eat a high carbohydrate meal or snack (cereal or granola with low fat milk, pancakes or waffles with syrup, toast, crackers, chips, pretzels, “energy” bars, granola bars, fruit snacks, candy bars, bagels, etc.) your body turns the carbohydrate component into glucose t...

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