Vicki's Blog / Blood Sugar

  • Green Tea and Your Body

    When it comes to food, there is a lot more than meets the eye, or the taste buds. Food is an amazing part of our world. Besides the enjoyment we get from eating, there is its ability to help the body cope and heal. That’s where green tea comes in. Tea has a variety of health benefits and there seems to be a new one discovered everyday. Green tea contains a nutrient known as epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). This workhouse of a nutrient does not rest once it enters the body making green tea one of the beverages you should start...

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  • Diabetes mellitus

    Diabetes mellitus is a condition in which the pancreas are unable to produce the hormone insulin which helps in the regulation of blood sugar level by storing excessive glucose present in the body. They are of two types: type I- which is early onset diabetes or insulin dependent, occurs very early as name suggests. The pancreas are unable to produce insulin and hence the person is dependent over exogenous forms of it. Type II-it also know as late onset diabetes or non-insulin dependent diabetes, in which the pancreas are producing very small quantity of insulin due to burning out of...

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