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Sleep Issues May Be Easy to Fix With Food

Sleep difficulties can take several different forms. Let’s look at one. If you have trouble falling asleep at night, one easy solution is to eat a small portion of carbohydrate, preferably starch, about an hour or so before bed. Starch examples include quinoa, potato, rice, sweet potato, pumpkin, oats, even pasta. What Starches Do Starches […]

Do Not Read Labels!

Food manufacturers have always been guilty of preying on our fears relating to food, but it seems to be ramping up even more in the past couple of years. It started many years ago with an abundance claims such as “light” and “no cholesterol”, followed by “no trans fat” and “low carb”, and now everything […]

The “Fear Of Failing” and Diabetes – Overcoming And Understanding This Destructive Emotion

How it starts. From the beginning when the doctor pronounced these words to you, “You’ve got diabetes” you should have had so many wonderful successes and discouraging failures that you can’t stand it. Remember, the diet worked for a while, how great, but exercise made it worse – then it made it better. Next were […]

What Exactly Is Cholesterol?

Those of you who are fighting against high cholesterol and working towards lowering your cholesterol generally have many questions about your cholesterol problems. First things first, you should find out exactly what cholesterol is. Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance produced in the liver and other cells. It can be found in many food products […]