Tuesday Topic: Can You Sweat Out A Cold?

Sick Woman In Bed

In my previous post, Blasted Ketones Make An Appearance, I mentioned my reluctance to visit the doctor so when I felt a head cold coming on, I contacted my dear friend Tonya, a RN CMP who works as an Integrative RN.  She gave me a list of vitamins, probiotics and spicy food ideas.  My goal was to sweat out the toxins and feed my body with homeopathic remedies.  This head cold sparked my newest culinary creation, Holy Hell – Spicy Mushroom Soup.

Spicy Mushroom Soup

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The 411: Supplements and Diabetes

Diabetes and Supplements

Us folks with diabetes are bombarded by supplement advertisements. Not a day goes by without a cinnamon ad trolling the DDG inbox. The crew over at MindBodyGreen published this infographic from a book titled Knowledge is Beautiful by David McCandless. The book looks to analyze data behind the claims made by supplement companies. He even lists them out in a “worth it” area. The results are highly valuable in the world of diabetes management. Continue reading