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Natural Ways to Balance Blood Sugar

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It is just absolutely crazy how there isn’t more information out there on the varieties of blood sugar problems there are. There isn’t *just* diabetes.

People have blood sugar issues for a lot of different reasons like:

  • Adrenal Fatigue
  • Liver Dysfunction
  • Over-consumption of sugar (that’s an obvious one!)
  • Nutritional Deficiencies
  • Underlying infections (like EBV, Lyme, parasites- they all create chaos!)
  • Heavy metal toxicity (because metals can take the place of minerals and interfere with their functions)

So what are some ways to help regulate blood sugar?

  • Aloe Vera– great for balancing blood sugar and it can help prevent diabetes
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Check for mineral deficiencies and heavy metals. Magnesium, zinc, potassium, sodium, calcium, and a few other nutrients play a role in blood sugar regulation.
  • Support your liver- the liver helps to reduce blood sugar swings by 65%!
  • Support your adrenals- The basics will be whole food vitamin C, unrefined sea salts, and either adaptogens or glandulars. But it depends on what stage of adrenal fatigue you are in.
  • Berberine, Bitter Melon, and Gymnema are all AMAZING helpers for blood sugar regulation. The latter 2 are even great for getting rid of excessive carb/sugar cravings.
  • Nettle infusions can help immensely with taking some stress off of the liver and adrenals, and provides many minerals needed for blood sugar regulation
  • Bitter herbs play a VERY big role in overall digestion, including the proper utilization of sugar
  • Eliminate process foods from your diet, especially refined sugars
  • Make sure you get enough high quality fats and protein

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My name is Kristin, and I've been on the path to help people achieve better health using whole food nutrition, mineral balancing, and holistic healing principles for almost 7 years now. The body is a whole and we must treat it as such! I have my Bachelor of Science in Natural Health Sciences, certificates in Herbal Studies from Herbal Academy, and I am constantly learning more about health to help my clients and followers.

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