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Musings of the Microbiome: What is it and Why is it Important?

Gut health is quite the trendy topic in the health and wellness space — you can’t watch TV without a commercial that recommends probiotics or read a news story not covering the benefits of healthy digestion. In a sense, gut health is the new frontier of medicine!   Part of living a vibrant, healthy life…

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How To Determine Foods That Support Your Blood Sugar

All About the Glycemic Index   When you are navigating blood sugar control, it can be confusing on where to start. You may have questions like, “are all carbs bad,” or “how do I know what foods to choose?” The food spectrum can be very broad and full of choices, and fortunately, there is a…

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Sugar Check: Vitamin D (Part Two)

In part one, we examined the many important roles of vitamin D. In today’s post, we’ll explore the role it has in blood sugar balance and look at the causes of low levels and how to help increase it through the foods you eat.   Find vitamin D in our Sugar Check herbal supplement to…

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Looking to Balance Your Blood Sugar Through Food? Eat These Things (Part Two)

In part one of this series on blood sugar balance through food, we addressed certain foods to avoid, in addition to the ones that are beneficial. In today’s post, we will continue the discussion with more foods that support blood sugar.   Blood sugar is temperamental — it can become too high or too low…

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Sugar Check: Vitamin D (Part One)

Vitamin D is one of the most researched vitamins, and with it, we know that vitamin D plays countless roles in our bodies. Vitamin D synthesis is produced on its own with the help of sunlight, yet even with fortifications being added to our foods, it is a challenge to get enough. This could be…

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Looking to Balance Your Blood Sugar Through Food? Eat These Things (Part One)

Chief Foods For Blood Sugar Balance   Unsteady blood sugar levels cause a host of health issues and leave you feeling unable to feel well enough for regular activity, and if they go unchecked, they can develop into insulin resistance that leads to prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Managing these health issues is very difficult,…

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How Stress Affects Your Blood Sugar

We live in a stressful world, it is plain and simple. Between deadlines at work, surmounting unanswered emails, and figuring out what is for dinner — we face abounding stressors in our everyday lives that can affect our blood sugar levels as a result.   Finding balance is difficult and sometimes stressful, especially when it…

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Sugar Check: Rhodiola Rosea

If you have experienced blurry vision, fatigue, or dizziness as a result of unstable blood sugar levels, you know first hand, how this can upset your daily activities. Both high or low blood sugar levels often come unexpectedly and can over take the little things, leaving you wondering when when the next spike or drop…

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Healthy Living

Healthy Living Begins With Balanced Blood Sugar! There is always chatter going on about “living a healthy lifestyle, ” but what does that really mean? Most of us desire to be healthy and feel good, but at times, life gets in the way. From the hustle and bustle of our careers to showing up in…

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Sugar Check: Fenugreek

Supporting your blood sugar is, arguably, one of the most worthwhile endeavors in your health and wellness journey. When your blood sugar is thriving, you move throughout your day without pause, but if it becomes too high or too low it can make little things a lot harder.   Sugar Check is a blood sugar…

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