Supplement Skepticism and the Key to a Healthy 2017

Supplement Skepticism and the Key to a Healthy 2017

2017 is now in full swing, and I know many of you are working hard at those resolutions you might have made a couple of weeks ago.  Many people like to use New Years to kick start a plan to be healthy.  Gyms and yoga classes always seem packed with motivated individuals in January, as people [...]

On the Subject of Sweeteners

On the Subject of Sweeteners

  "How do your take your coffee?" Black with 3 Splendas. With all this talk about the dangers of sugar consumption, there is a lot of discussion about sugar substitutions.  People often think that replacing sugar with a sugar substitute is a get out of jail free card, an easy healthy solution with no consequences. [...]

A Brief Guide to Alcohol Metabolism and Blood Glucose

A Brief Guide to Alcohol Metabolism and Blood Glucose

As a type 1 diabetic who loves a good IPA, I often get asked how alcohol affects blood glucose. The answer I give is not what most would expect.Alcohol does not equal CarbohydratesMost people lump alcohol in with carbohydrates. They expect alcohol itself to act as sugar and raise blood glucose.  Many alcoholic beverages contain [...]