If we had a dollar for every time a “folk remedy” has been proved—scientifically—to work? Well, let’s just say a lot more people would have probably heard of the Institute for Natural Healing by now.
If you have type 2 diabetes—or you’re trying to avoid it—researchers have some very good news for you.
The welcome discovery concerns a certain natural substance. You can find it in many healthy Paleo-diet-friendly foods. It’s great at helping your body regulate blood sugar. How great, exactly? Well, it works just as well as several popular diabetes drugs.1
Obviously, diabetes and glucose intolerance—pre-diabetes—are conditions we all want to avoid.
But on the whole, we’re not doing that great a job. More than 75 percent of adults in the U.S. have some form of type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes.
There are three lifestyle factors that will help you prevent type 2 diabetes. You’re familiar with two of them—diet and exercise. You may not know about the third one. But it’s just as important.
The ancient Romans used these edible seeds for medicine and food. They’re full of nutrients that fight disease—plant proteins, sterols, dietary fiber, and antioxidants.
That last piece of cake. That bowl of ice cream. That chocolate bar. We’ve all been there.