Are you ready to live? Really live that feeling good life you desire to live? Thank you for joining me on this episode of the Feeling Good Podcast, it’s great to be alive. Thank you for listening, and thank you for helping me to spread the message of natural health and wellness, by sharing the Feeling Good Podcast with your friends and family, and encouraging them to subscribe also to our podcast. I also want to encourage you to check out Carson Natural Health on Facebook, and join me every Friday during the noonday hour, for my weekly Facebook Live broadcast we call, “Feeling Good Fridays.” On this feel good day, we discuss Diabetes Awareness Month. I am sharing with you information about two diabetes superfoods. These two foods have been shown in studies to help with insulin sensitivity and blood sugar control.
Dr. Phil reveals how to make something with two superfoods — that is sweet, and absolutely delicious, that will actually help you manage your diabetes better. Listen in to learn about two of the best foods on the planet, for prediabetes and diabetes, or even if you are perfectly healthy.
Key Takeaways from This Podcast:
[3:44] Chances are that you already enjoy one of these foods on a regular basis — blueberries. The other food is a staple of the South American diet. This is chia seed.
[4:29] There was a study on blueberries showing they help with insulin sensitivity. This study was done using blueberry smoothies. In this 2010 study, participants drank two blueberry smoothies a day, and had a significant increase in their insulin sensitivity.
[5:11] A summary of the study is found on WebMD.com. What improvement is noted after six weeks, for study participants, compared to participants in the placebo group?
[6:40] Recent medical studies have also shown chia seed to be extremely effective in controlling blood sugar. How does it work?
[7:55] Dr. Phil now consumes chia seed almost every day, in smoothies, on salads, in oatmeal, and numerous other foods. It can be added to basically anything.
[8:32] Dr. Phil lists the many important nutrients found in chia seed, which is also fiber-rich and gluten-free.
[10:13] Dr. Phil shares his recipe for blueberry smoothies. See below.*
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[13:32] If you know someone struggling with prediabetes, or diabetes, please share the Feeling Good Podcastwith them, and ask them to subscribe, and encourage them to watch Feeling Good Fridays on Facebook Live on the Carson Natural Facebook page.
[13:54] This episode’s two Feeling Good Superheroes are Toni, and Jeannette, are diabetic clients of mine, who have been doing extremely well at controlling their blood sugar. They have been taking Gymnema and Chromium supplements, eating better, and drinking plenty of water, and it’s paying off. Toni and Jeannette, you are awesome!
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*Dr. Phil’s Delicious Blueberry Smoothie Recipe
1 Cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
2 Heaping Scoops Standard Processed Whey Protein Powder (or some other Unflavored, Unsweetened Protein Powder, if preferred)
2 Tablespoons Chia Seed
¼ Cup Frozen Blueberries
¼ Cup Crushed Ice
Optional: 1 Packet of Stevia Powder for sweetness
Place in blender, and blend until smooth, for a healthy snack, or a meal replacement.
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