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No coffee in this cup!
No coffee in this cup!
Julie Wanner, CMA, AS, FIFHI Certified, Author of "Diabetes Can Be Sweet...Once You Bury It."

Summer is almost over and soon autumn will arrive. When we think of summer many of us think about spending time with family and friends at the beach. Also, this summer has been sizzling hot here in Hawaii. Most days the temperature outside is over 90’. As the temperatures swell outside you should increase your alkaline water intake. This is vital for anyone with diabetes. It’s critical that you always keep your body hydrated and alkaline. An acidic body is not only out of balance but very unhealthy too. Did you know that your body is pH balanced at 7.365 and will do whatever it takes to keep the blood at that pH level? Yes, and it can even cause serious problems with your tissues and bones if your blood pH is out of balance. However, if you cleanse your body of acidic wastes and drink adequate amounts of alkaline water and green drinks it will be easier to keep your blood pH in balance.

When you want to raise your blood sugar try drinking naturally sweetened cranberry juice. Do not drink juice that has high fructose corn syrup in it. Did you know that a diet high in sugar may be linked to accelerated aging? It’s much healthier to eat fresh cranberries or drink cranberry juice. The cranberry contains vitamin C, iron and tannins. If you have diabetes, make sure you keep your urinary tract system healthy. Unfortunately, one of the horrible complications from diabetes is kidney problems. If you would like an anti-bacterial that is natural consume cranberries. They are known to treat and prevent cystitis. It’s always best to prevent complications from diabetes by having a prudent plan in place. The tannins seem to prevent the bad bacteria from sticking to the walls of your urinary tract.

Would you like to send the cold and flu elsewhere? Drink a cup of sweet juice. Cranberry juice is packed full of vitamin C which will boost your immunity.

This summer enjoy drinking your tart and tangy cranberry juice. A cup full of sweet juice is a smart choice!