Maintaining A Healthy Blood Sugar Level

///Maintaining A Healthy Blood Sugar Level

Maintaining A Healthy Blood Sugar Level

 

What Does High Blood Sugar do to Our Bodies?

Diabetes

Heart Disease

Arthritis

Fatty Liver

Over growth of yeast

Difficulty maintaining a healthy weight

Colon, Breast and Esophagus cancer

 

Benefits of having a Healthy Blood Sugar Level

Decreased inflammation

Balancing Hormones

Helps decrease or eliminate sugar cravings

How to Maintain Healthy Levels

The average American consumes 76 grams of added sugar a day, that equates to 19 teaspoons of sugar. The recommended daily amount for women is 26 grams. Make sure that you are reading labels to know how much sugar you are taking in.

Use an app to help you keep track of your sugar intake. One app that we recommend is My Fitness Pal.

Foods to Avoid

Complex carb (sweet potatoes, quinoa, brown rice, oats, whole almond flour or coconut flour) = GOOD

Simple carbs (donuts, cookies, breads, processed foods)= BAD

Sugar-high fructose corn syrup, fructose, evaporated cane juice, sucrose.

Good replacement for refined sugar- Coconut sugar, honey, pure maple syrup, dates, bananas, stevia

Bad replacements- agave, splenda

How to Maintain a Healthy Blood Sugar Level

Lower Stress

Get Good Rest

Exercise

Essential Oils That Help Maintain an Already Healthy Blood Sugar Level

Cinnamon Bark- decreases insulin resistance

Coriander- Helps regulate Beta Cells

Geranium- helps support healthy function of the pancreas

Metabolic Blend- Slim and Sassy is DoTERRAS blend- take 2-3 times a day to help with metabolism

Grapefruit- controls sugar cravings

Balance- not to be consumed. Helps with stress levels

Lavender- helps with sleep and stress

 

Blends-

Internal- 2 drops of cinnamon and 2 drops coriander in a veggie cap and take 2 times a day

1 drop of cinnamon in a glass of hot water with honey to taste.

1 drop cinnamon, 2 drops grapefruit in a glass of cold water, twice a day.

Topical- Cinnamon, Geranium, Coriander- 20 drops of each oil and then top with a carrier oil such as coconut oil in a 10ml roller bottle. Apply topically near the arch on the bottom of the foot and apply pressure or message twice a day.

By | 2018-07-14T01:59:29+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Blog, Health Tips|0 Comments

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