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Foods to Balance Blood Sugar

Foods to Balance Blood Sugar levels are crucial to a healthy and prosperous life. Balanced blood sugar levels prevent disruption of your body’s functions and help your overall health. Here are a few foods to add to your diet to help balance your blood sugar:1.Greens: You can never eat too many greens. For the best blood sugar benefits, go for nutrient-dense, low-carb greens like spinach, kale, and broccoli. These greens are also very rich in protein and calcium, which help your body in multiple areas. You can toss these greens in salads with olive oil and chunks of salmon. Studies have shown that these three vegetables contribute to a dramatic improvement in patients who are constantly battling with their blood sugar. 2.Low fructose fruits: Fruit is always a must, but for blood sugar-specific management, choose fruits that are low fructose, such as cantaloupe, raspberries, blueberries, kiwi, and blackberries. You can snack on them throughout the day, or toss them in your salad, smoothies, or acai bowls. 3.Protein: Protein is essential for slowing down glucose absorption in your body, which helps regulate your blood sugar levels. Add foods to your diet that are packed with protein, like wild salmon and other types of fish, beef and other types of lean meat, cottage cheese, Greek yogurt, and eggs. Make your diet interesting; try snack ideas as celery sticks dipped in all-natural peanut butter. This snack is rich in protein and only contains the good kind of fat. Remember everything in moderation, however. Too much protein actually can become sugar in your blood, creating a condition called gluconeogenesis; 40 to 70 grams of protein is enough for a day. 4.Herbs and Spices: Herbs and spices are natural supplements for balancing your blood sugar levels. They not only add flavor to your dishes but they may also help your hormone’s lower your blood sugar. Some spices, like turmeric, contain anti-inflammatory properties, which help in balancing out your blood sugars.
Low-calorie drinks
Cut out sugary, high-calorie drinks from your diet. Add drinks like cinnamon tea, lemon water, and cucumber juice in your daily routine. 6.Whole grain foods:Whole grain foods that are also rich in protein,like millet and quinoa, provide and store energy without causing spikes in your blood sugar levels. 7.Beans:Beans are a good source of protein, low carb, and rich in fiber, all important factors in balancing your blood sugar. Hummus, lentils and garbanzo beans are good examples and great dietary choices. Remember to soak them the night before to promote easier digestion. 8.Nuts:Nuts like almonds and walnuts contain healthy amounts of fiber, protein, and healthy fats, and are a low carb snack idea. Try balancing your blood sugar the natural way by changing the way you.

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By Diane Baer PT

Deadly Opioid Drugs & Pain Relief

In this video, I’m talking about the huge opioid use epidemic in which Americans are exposed. According to the CDC, prescription drugs for pain caused more than 16,000 deaths annually translating to at least 44 deaths a day. Sadly, the victims are not just drug abusers, but average people who suffer from pain. Painkillers are prescribed commonly for conditions like chronic back pain, arthritis, acute pain, and for pain management after surgical procedures such as shoulder, knee, and hip replacements. Seniors are at the highest risk due to minimal physician monitoring. This makes them very vulnerable to overdose and even death. Often it happens that a person just forgot when they took their last pill or they think that it’s okay to take the pills closer together then suggested because their pain is so intense. Do you want to know more about safe & proven alternatives to opioids? Are you committed to getting to the underlying cause of your inflammation and chronic pain? If so, I can help you. If you want to prevent chronic inflammation and get to the root cause of your condition, do not hesitate to schedule a free consult with me. Visit my website at www.dianebaerpt.com or find me on Facebook at Diane Baer, Functional Wellness PT (https://www.facebook.com/VirtualTelePT).

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By Diane Baer PT

Dangerous Oxalates & Chronic Pain

Do you suffer from unexplained joint or muscle aches? Does your pain tend to wax and wane? Are your eyes dry and gritty? Are you suffering from fibromyalgia or inflammation and feel that you need to take medication to control it? Maybe you’re susceptible to kidney stones, have osteopenia, osteoporosis, or anemia. Any number of these could be a result of high oxalate levels in your urine or plasma. Curious about what oxalates are and what to do about high levels in your system? Take a look at this short video for more information. Are you tired of masking your pain and not knowing why you have it? Are you tired of the Band-Aid approach to treatment? Do you want to get to the root cause of your inflammation and pain through testing to see what levels in your system are elevated? If the answer to these questions is yes, I can help you! As a functional wellness PT, I specialize in individualized personal care using outcome-based testing for root cost discovery and a multifaceted treatment approach. If you’d like to make an appointment for a free consult, visit my website at www.dianebaerpt.com or find me on Facebook at Diane Baer, Functional Wellness PT (https://www.facebook.com/VirtualTelePT).

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By Diane Baer PT

Misused & Harmful Over The Counter Drugs

In this video, I’m talking about the gastrointestinal side effects of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). Back pain has become a national epidemic and so has the use of over the counter medications like Tylenol and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It’s inexpensive and people think that it’s okay to take because it’s available to buy in most stores. The public medicates themselves for aches, pains, acute injuries, and even chronic pain. Unfortunately, these medications have many side effects, but let’s focus on the gastrointestinal side effects. Often stomach pain, acid reflux, and even hoarseness can occur. Take a look at this video for an example of just how NSAIDs affected one patient struggling with chronic pain. If you’d like treatment for your chronic pain that doesn’t involve taking more medicine, I’m here to help. For a limited time, I’m offing a free consultation. Please contact me via my Facebook page: Diane Baer, Functional Wellness PT or my website at www.dianebaerpt.com

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By Diane Baer PT

Masking Pain: Exposing Anti Inflammatory Drugs

Have you or someone you know experienced persistent nagging back pain? It often occurs with routine daily activities or mechanical injury resulting in inflammation and acute pain. If your pain has lasted 12 weeks or longer it’s considered chronic and is more difficult to handle. Often people think that over the counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) like Ibuprofen, Advil, Motrin, or Alieve will fix their pain. They think that it’s safe to take long term, but these medications are not an effective solution for chronic pain.
In this video, I’m exposing anti-inflammatory drugs and proving that they are not as effective on chronic pain as some may think. If you are struggling with chronic back pain, the good news is you no longer need to mask your pain with drugs. I specialize in pain and I can help you with my natural pain erase approach to get your life back. I will work with you to discover the root cause of the underlying inflammation that if left untreated can cause health decline and autoimmune diseases.
Let me help you erase your back pain and become the best that you can be. For a limited time, I’m offering a free phone consultation. If you want to begin your journey to optimal health, visit my Facebook page: Diane Baer, Functional Wellness PT or my website at www.dianebaerpt.com.

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By Diane Baer PT

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