October is Unprocessed Foods Month

Blogger Andrew Wilder writes, “Unprocessed food is any food that could be made by a person with reasonable skill in a home kitchen with whole-food ingredients. I call it ‘The Kitchen Test.’ If you pick up something with a label (if it doesn’t have a label, it’s probably unprocessed), and find an ingredient you’d never use … Continue reading October is Unprocessed Foods Month

September is Deaf Awareness Month

Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes have been associated with causing hearing loss in patients. What causes or contributes to hearing loss in people with diabetes isn’t clear. It’s known that high blood sugar can damage blood vessels throughout the body, including your ears. A complication of diabetes is nerve damage. It’s possible that … Continue reading September is Deaf Awareness Month

Starches ARE Sugars!

To become completely sugar-free, you must also eliminate starches. These are the foods that many people think of as "complex carbohydrates." However, ALL carbohydrates convert to sugar in the digestive system--starting with the saliva in your mouth! Start with eliminating refined carbohydrates, such as foods made from white sugar, white flour, pasta, noodles, etc. For … Continue reading Starches ARE Sugars!