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Sugar Disease Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sugar Disease.

Eating for a Healthy Heart

Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l...  Read more

Understanding Hypoglycemia

Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the...  Read more

Triglycerides and Your Health

If you're concerned about heart health, then you probably take steps to reduce your cholesterol and keep your blood pressure in check. But there's another important measure you should be aware of: your triglycerides. People with high triglyce...  Read more

Breaking Your Sugar Addiction

That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li...  Read more

3 Bittersweet Truths about Sweeteners

Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w...  Read more

How many grams of Sugar do you shoot for in snack?
Updated 9/29/2015 4:03:29 PM

When choosing a snack (besides fruit) How many Grams of sugar is your limit? (For those trying to lose weight) I am not diabetic, but I have heard some different guidelines, and I was wondering what sparkers look for. ...  Read more

Ok started day 1 of 21 days without sugar...feelin
Updated 9/29/2015 7:06:02 PM

Ok started day 1 of 21 days without sugar...feeling withdrawal. Sugar has powerful pull but not victory ūüėä...  Read more

Sugar? Has anyone experienced other side effects f
Updated 9/26/2015 3:50:12 PM

Sugar? Has anyone experienced other side effects from sugar. (besides the common weight gain, acne, and fateige)...  Read more

I have never had an issue with low blood sugar. (o
Updated 9/25/2015 2:09:36 PM

I have never had an issue with low blood sugar. (or high sugar) Now I've been placed on a med that tampers with those numbers a bit I don't know what to do anymore! aaargh!...  Read more

High blood sugar. how to get it down?
Updated 9/24/2015 3:14:11 PM

High blood sugar. how to get it down?...  Read more

More on Inflammation & You

It is a fact nearly every modern disease, everything from autoimmune diseases, heart disease, and cancer to obesity, diabetes, and dementia is caused by inflammation. Dr. Mark Hyman says "dietary factors such as excess sugar, refined carbohydrates, s...  Read more

1 in 2 People Have It! Do You?

Dr Mark Hyman has reported that "ONE OF EVERY TWO of you have a deadly disease thatís making you fat sick and will kill you and 90% of you donít even know you have it." He goes on to state"Iím talking about diabesityóthe number one cause of obesity...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

5 Simple Habits that Help Prevent Major Health Problems

It's no secret that our everyday lifestyle choices have a direct effect on our long-term health. According to a recent study, about 60%–70% of healthcare visits in industrialized countries are associated with chronic, preventable diseases...  Read more

Heart Health Tips from Dr. Oz

Perhaps you already know that heart disease kills more women than breast cancer -- more than all cancers combined, in fact. What you may not have heard is that the number of middle-aged women having heart attacks is on the rise. The good news: Heart...  Read more