Maintaining a Healthy Blood Sugar Level
What Does high Blood Sugar do to Our Bodies?
Over growth of yeast
Difficulty maintaining a healthy weight
Colon, Breast and Esophagus cancer
Benefits of having a Healthy Blood Sugar Level
Helps decrease or eliminate sugar cravings
How to Maintain Healthy Levels
The average American consumes 76 grams of added sugar a day, that equates to 19 teaspoons of sugar. The recommended daily amount for women is 26 grams. Make sure that you are reading labels to know how much sugar you are taking in.
Use an app to help you keep track of your sugar intake. One app that we recommend is My Fitness Pal.
Foods to Avoid
Complex carb (sweet potatoes, quinoa, brown rice, oats, whole almond flour or coconut flour) = GOOD
Simple carbs (donuts, cookies, breads, processed foods)= BAD
Sugar-high fructose corn syrup, fructose, evaporated cane juice, sucrose.
Good replacement for refined sugar- Coconut sugar, honey, pure maple syrup, dates, bananas, stevia
Bad replacements- agave, splenda
How to Maintain a Healthy Blood Sugar level
Get Good Rest
Essential Oils That Help with Blood Sugar control
Cinnamon Bark- decreases insulin resistance
Coriander- Helps regulate Beta Cells
Geranium- helps support healthy function of the pancreas
Metabolic Blend- Slim and Sassy is DoTERRAS blend- take 2-3 times a day to help with metabolism
Grapefruit- controls sugar cravings
Balance- not to be consumed. Helps with stress levels
Lavender- helps with sleep and stress
Internal- 2 drops of cinnamon and 2 drops coriander in a veggie cap and take 2 times a day
1 drop of cinnamon in a glass of hot water with honey to taste.
1 drop cinnamon, 2 drops grapefruit in a glass of cold water, twice a day.
Topical- Cinnamon, Geranium, Coriander- 20 drops of each oil and then top with a carrier oil such as coconut oil in a 10ml roller bottle. Apply topically near the arch on the bottom of the foot and apply pressure or message twice a day.