Exercise & Diabetes

Goal/Objective: To establish a daily routine of physical activity within your individual scope of mobility. Time Frame: Ongoing for the rest of your life! Which, of course, will be longer because you exercise. The Importance of Exercise When You Have Diabetes https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/the-importance-of-exercise-when-you-have-diabetes If you got this email from someone who forwarded it to you, please … Continue reading Exercise & Diabetes

More on Exercise – Benefits & Challenges

The importance of exercise to a diabetic is second only to nutrition. The exercise you choose is up to you and your health care practitioner. Peruse these articles: How To Boost Brain Function With Exercise https://www.outsideonline.com/2027601/how-boost-brain-function-exercise INTRODUCING THE FIVE MINUTE KITCHEN WORKOUT https://www.drchatterjee.com/blog/5min-kitchen-workout.cfm If you got this email from someone who forwarded it to you, … Continue reading More on Exercise – Benefits & Challenges

Pure Air

You can get exercise, fresh air, and sunshine all at the same time on your daily walk! “Even a simple walk outside can raise your immune system. ‘Exercise leads to an increase in natural killer cells, neutrophils and monocytes, which ultimately increases immune function,’ Ather Ali, ND, MPH, assistant director of Complementary/Alternative Medicine Research at … Continue reading Pure Air

Sunlight/Circadian Rhythm

An additional benefit of sunlight is its crucial role in your circadian rhythm. A circadian rhythm is a natural, internal process that regulates the sleep-wake cycle and repeats on each rotation of the earth roughly every 24 hours (Wikipedia). Dr. Arlene Taylor, brain-function specialist, describes it: “When sunlight enters the eye, it strikes the light-sensitive retina. Remember, … Continue reading Sunlight/Circadian Rhythm

High Intensity Interval Training

Interval training is a flexible form of training that has also been shown to be particularly beneficial for people with type 2 diabetes. High intensity interval training has made positive headlines thanks to research showing that relatively small amounts of interval training can be as beneficial to health as longer periods of conventional cardiovascular exercise, … Continue reading High Intensity Interval Training

Get Ready for The 30-day Richard Osborn Challenge

It has become a tradition in Adventist Vegetarian Diabetics to join The 30-day Richard Osborn Challenge every May! The Challenge is to see how close you can get to 10,000 steps a day, 7 days a week. Richard lived in San Francisco for several years after his retirement as president of Pacific Union College. When … Continue reading Get Ready for The 30-day Richard Osborn Challenge

Ellen G. White and Intermittent Fasting

If you didn’t know that Ellen White supports what we now call Intermittent Fasting, I recommend an excellent article by author Dr. DeWitt S. Williams who was diagnosed as diabetic and details his research and personal testimony (see https://spectrummagazine.org/news/2018/ellen-g-white-and-intermittent-fasting). For a comprehensive resource on fasting, see Moore, Jimmy, and Dr. Jason Fung. The Complete Guide … Continue reading Ellen G. White and Intermittent Fasting