Does Creatine Monohydrate Improve Blood Sugar Control?

Listening to the news recently, there’s a tremendous amount of buzz surrounding type 2 diabetes.  Currently, statistics from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) suggest that one in ten Americans has type 2 diabetes.  A new report from the CDC notes that by 2050, a staggering one in three Americans will have type 2…

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Cinnamon Supplements Improve Blood Sugar Control?

For today’s post, I happened to find an interesting article that was just recently published in the medical journal, Diabetic Medicine:  A Journal of the British Diabetic Association regarding the health benefits of cinnamon supplementation.  No, I’m not talking about Cinnamon toast, or the cereal called Cinnamon Toast Crunch either… Researchers in London conducted a…

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How to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat with 3 Weight Loss Supplements?

Over the past three years that I’ve maintained my dietary supplement blog, I have to admit that I’ve made a number of mistakes. First, I’ve never really adhered to a regular posting schedule. Second, I also haven’t been great at replying to comments. Lastly, I’ve probably reverted to write to a less general audience on…

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Blueberries Improve Insulin Resistance?

Over the past several months, I’ve often referred to The Metabolic Syndrome. Essentially, there’s a connection between being overweight and insulin resistance and Type 2 diabetes. When medical conditions such as high blood sugar (diabetes), high cholesterol and triglycerides, obesity, and high blood pressure converge, it puts individuals at a greater risk for vascular related…

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How Dietary Fiber Combats the Metabolic Syndrome?

Though the prevalence of obesity continues to rise in developed nations, there are simple lifestyle and dietary adjustments that can help us win the battle of the bulge. Obesity itself carries a number of health risks including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease as well as certain types of cancer. Lately, there’s been a lot of…

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