Blog 2017-11-02T13:00:51+00:00

BFC 008: 21 HEALTHY MEAL IDEAS FOR DIABETIC

November 1st, 2017|Diabetes, Food|

If you’ve never heard of resistant starches, you’re probably not alone. But if you’ve never heard of resistant starches and you’re diabetic, take notice. In December of 2016, the Food and Drug Administration approved the claim that resistant starches may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. After 21 years of research, the FDA [...]

BFC 006: Diabetes 101…What Causes It and Why

June 2nd, 2017|Diabetes|

Disordered metabolism. It’s how Frederick Banting, the doctor who first administered insulin, defined diabetes. He described it as the body’s inability to burn carbohydrate, as well as protein and fat. The carbohydrates we eat are the first nutrients our bodies use for energy. The body converts carbs into glucose, and then releases glucose into [...]

BFC 005: What Exactly Is Neuropathy?

May 19th, 2017|Neuropathy|

The average person walks about 115,000 miles in a lifetime: more than four trips around the globe. So diabetic neuropathy, the nerve damage that affects the legs and feet of 60 to 70 percent of all diabetics, can be a debilitating problem. Diabetes results when the body is unable to take up glucose, either [...]

BFC 003: Is Benfotiamine Beneficial For Diabetics?

February 9th, 2017|Benefits of Benfotiamine|

Do you know that over 29.1 million Americans are suffering from diabetes? Diabetes is one of today’s most challenging healthy afflictions, owing to its explosive growth, devasting effects on the body, and the difficulty of effectively treating the disease and its complications. In a healthy person, the pancreas produces the hormone, insulin, which helps [...]