Category Archives: Chronic Diseases

10 Natural Ways to Lower your Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a dangerous condition that can damage your heart. It affects 1 billion people worldwide and if left uncontrolled, it raises your risk of heart disease and stroke. But there’s good news. There are a number of things you can do to lower your blood pressure naturally, even without medication. Here are […]

7 Ways You Can Help Someone Living With Diabetes

Diabetes is the most common, making up about 415 million people are living with diabetes in the world, which is estimated to be 1 in 11 of the world’s adult population. So chances are, you know at least one person living with this disease. Type 2 diabetes is very different from type 1 diabetes. A […]

Eating with High Blood Pressure: Food and Drinks to Avoid

If you have high blood pressure, you can lower your blood pressure by eating a healthy diet. A healthy diet emphasizes: lean protein legumes whole grains low-fat dairy fruits and vegetables Many foods and beverages can prevent you from lowering your blood pressure. Keep reading to learn about nine that you should limit or avoid. […]

8 Reasons why you should cut sugar from your diet

We’re hearing more and more about how unhealthy sugar is. Still need convincing? Here are some surprising but sound reasons to kick the sticky stuff… Sugar makes your gums bleed We all know that sweet treats can cause cavities, but how many of us realise that a high-sugar diet can also lead to gum inflammation […]

CHOCOLATE CAKE, DIABETIC VERSION

Ready in: 1 hourServes: 10 INGREDIENTS 1 3/4 cups of all-purpose flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar  3/4 cup cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 cups low-fat buttermilk 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup egg substitute  2 teaspoons vanilla extract  1 […]

9 Diabetes Symptoms that You Might Have Missed

Diabetes is often called the silent killer because of its easy-to-miss symptoms. The best way to pick up on it is to have a blood sugar test. But if you have these symptoms, see your doctor. Increased urination, excessive thirst If you need to urinate frequently—particularly if you often have to get up at night to […]

6 Super Foods That Actively Help Lower Cholesterol

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Some foods punch well above their weight in helping to reduce cholesterol levels – we call them the “Cholesterol busters”.  Choosing a healthy diet, low in saturated fat  is important in helping to keep your cholesterol low but you can reduce your cholesterol levels further by including these super six foods in your every day diet .  Super Food […]

10 Home Remedies for Diabetes

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Type 2 diabetes is one of the fast growing lifestyle disorders that can be effectively managed with few lifestyle modifications and by eating a healthy diet. Since diabetes affects the body’s ability to either produce insulin or to use insulin effectively, you need treatment to keep your blood sugar levels within a normal range. Although there are numerous treatment options […]

10 Surprising Health Benefits of Honey

Since ancient times, honey has been used as both a food and a medicine. It’s very high in beneficial plant compounds, and offers several health benefits. Honey is particularly healthy when used instead of refined sugar, which is 100% empty calories. Here are the top 10 health benefits of honey that are supported by science: 1. […]