Author Archives: Saima Ahmed

Think All Sugar Is Bad? 4 Natural Sugars with Surprising Health Benefits

By Saima Ahmed

In the 1800s, Americans consumed on average five pounds of sugar per year. According to the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA), the average American in today’s age consumes 156 pounds of added sugar per year. That’s over a 3,000 percent increase! How is that even possible? It’s because sugar has become such a huge part of our everyday diet, to the point where most of us don’t realize how

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Got Diabetes? 12 Amazing Superfoods You Need to Eat Now

By Saima Ahmed

In Diabetes Mellitus, blood sugar (technically, blood glucose) levels rise higher than normal, an acute condition also known as hyperglycemia. Under normal circumstances, the sugar from a meal is taken up by a hormone called insulin and is either stored in the body or used as energy.  Diabetics on the other hand, experience one of two things: the pancreas does not make enough insulin to meet the

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