Melanin is a pigment produced by special cells called melanocytes. It’s best know for giving skin its color and is responsible for the darkest all the way to the lightest skin tones. It’s also what gives our eyes their color and it’s found in the brain, inner ear, hair and lips too. Just as interesting, ⭐ Continue Reading11 Scientific Facts about Melanin in the Skin
Melanin is best known as the pigment responsible for skin, hair and eye color. But its functions within the human body go beyond just pigmentation. Believe it or not, melanin-producing cells called melanocytes can be found in the inner ear and even the brain, in addition to more obvious places such as the skin or ⭐ Continue Reading7 Super Health Benefits of Melanin
If you’re diabetic, you may have been wondering if it’s okay to eat pizza with your condition or if it’s bad for you and to what extent. The truth is, the effect pizza has on diabetes is variable and depends on multiple factors, including intake (how much you eat at once), frequency (how often – ⭐ Continue ReadingCan You Eat Pizza With Diabetes?
If you’re looking to introduce a new food into your diet but are lost at the sea of options, then look no further than pumpkin seeds. The deep green kernels inside creamy white shells hold exceptional nutritional value and are sure to boost your health even with a limited intake. What are the super health ⭐ Continue Reading7 Super Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds
Eating pumpkin seeds separate from other foods doesn’t actually lower blood sugar, but doesn’t raise it too much or too fast either. At the same time, eating them with other foods may lower the glycemic effect of those other foods and consequently also blood sugar levels post-meal. If you have diabetes, it’s actually recommended to ⭐ Continue ReadingDo Pumpkin Seeds Lower Blood Sugar?
As a diabetic, you can eat pumpkin seeds with your condition in modest amounts. Pumpkin seeds have a low glycemic index which means they have minimal effects on blood sugar levels. Moreover, they are low in carbohydrates and sugar and high in fiber, protein and fat, all aspects of nutrition that work synergically towards better ⭐ Continue ReadingCan Diabetics Eat Pumpkin Seeds?
Dried apricots are one of the best dry fruits for diabetes type 2 and type 1 because of their low glycemic index. A low glycemic index value means that effects on blood sugar metabolism are minimal so there won’t be any significant rises in blood sugar levels. So long as intake is limited to small ⭐ Continue ReadingThe Glycemic Index of Dried Apricots