Macronutrients and blood sugar regulation

Macronutrients are food particles or nutrients that we turn into energy inside our cells. There are only three macronutrients in our food: carbohydrates, proteins and fats. And most foods will have a combination of all three with usually one that's most abundant. The picture represents the three macronutrients. First, bread...

Blood Sugar Control with 5 Diet Modifications

“You are the only person who can be responsible for normalizing your blood sugar.” - Richard K. Bernstein, MD Your main goal should be normalizing blood sugar levels. It's a good idea to check your blood sugar frequently with a glucose meter. This will help you know for sure whether...

Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load for high blood sugar

Many of my clients have elevated blood sugar. To measure and control the amount of carbohydrates they eat per meal they use Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load charts. Here is an explanation of these two measurements of foods and how you can apply it in your life. Glycemic Index  The...