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9 Natural Supplements to Lower Your Blood Sugar

June 23, 2022
Written by
Team NutriSense
Katie Kissane

Several strategies may help lower blood sugar levels, or glucose, naturally. Of course, focusing on a healthy diet and getting enough activity is the pillar of good glucose control.

But for some, supplementation can provide added benefits for glucose control. It's especially true among people who may not get enough of the vital nutrients needed to help with stable blood sugar levels through their diet.

Remember: it‘s essential to ensure you‘re getting adequate amounts of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients through diet before turning to supplements. While dietary supplements can help fill in the gaps, they shouldn‘t become your primary source of these nutrients.

A Note on the Research

Much of the research on the effects of supplements on blood sugar, glucose metabolism, and glycemic control is in patients with type 2 diabetes. There is less research on these supplements in people with more normal glucose levels, which is also an important consideration. 

As with anything that has the potential to lower glucose, there is always a risk of you experiencing very low blood sugar or hypoglycemia

There is potential for interactions between supplements and any medications. 

So it's best to check with your doctor or health practitioner before implementing any of the supplements discussed in this article. 

9 Supplements That May Help Blood Glucose Levels

In our first installment of this series, we told you about plant-based supplements like aloe vera, bitter melon, ginseng, berberine, cinnamon, Nigella Sativa, and Gymnema Sylvestre.

In this article, we’re covering vitamins like vitamin D, minerals like magnesium, and other types of natural dietary supplements that may help with glucose control. Read on to find out more about how each one affects blood sugar levels and what other health benefits they may have.

1) Vitamin D

Window sill with pink rose

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is present in small amounts in some foods, but most of the vitamin D we need is synthesized in the skin from sunlight exposure.

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for bone formation, reducing inflammation, and immune function. Recently vitamin D has been studied for type 2 diabetes and blood glucose control. 

Epidemiological studies show an association between vitamin D and decreased insulin resistance and the incidence of type 2 diabetes.

This meta-analysis found that supplementing with vitamin D increased serum levels of vitamin D and reduced insulin resistance.

It was for a high-dose supplement taken for a short period in people already deficient in vitamin D.

Other studies show an inverse relationship between vitamin D levels and insulin resistance. High doses of vitamin D in people with prediabetes and diabetes may improve insulin sensitivity.

Most research shows that vitamin D supplementation is most effective in people with diabetes or prediabetes who have deficient or insufficient vitamin D status. 

Supplementing with vitamin D might have to be individualized as it may depend on:

  • Your current vitamin D status.
  • How much sun exposure you get.
  • Other factors such as genetics.

Supplements can vary in how much vitamin D they contain, so consulting with a healthcare provider is a good idea. The amount used in studies varies between 1,600-4,000 IU (international units) per day. 

Based on the research, taking a vitamin D supplement will likely not improve healthy people's insulin resistance or glycemic control. It also doesn't have too many of these benefits for those with adequate vitamin D levels. 

While vitamin D supplementation can be both safe and effective, taking a higher dose of vitamin D for long periods can lead to vitamin D toxicity, which can lead to various issues, including a buildup of calcium in the blood as well as nausea and vomiting. 

Other Health Benefits

  • It’s essential for bone health and to prevent osteoporosis.
  • It may slow cancer progression.
  • Vitamin D links to heart health, and adequate vitamin D levels are associated with decreased risk of cardiovascular disease. 
  • It has possible links to decreasing depression.
  • There is also some research on the association between low vitamin D status and multiple sclerosis.

2) Magnesium

Magnesium is an essential mineral, a cofactor for many enzymes, and is involved in many physiological processes.

Most research on magnesium supplementation is in people with type 2 diabetes, so there is not enough evidence to support taking magnesium for people with slightly elevated glucose levels.

Because magnesium is involved in metabolic processes involving carbohydrate metabolism, it may be advisable to take magnesium in situations where someone is deficient in magnesium or is not getting enough daily magnesium.

Magnesium is in foods such as nuts, oat bran, spinach, and brown rice. 

  • This study looked at a 250 mg magnesium supplementation in people with type 2 diabetes and found a significant improvement in hemoglobin A1C and reductions in markers for insulin resistance.
  • This systemic review concludes that there is insufficient evidence to make any clinical guidelines for magnesium supplementation to improve glycemic control.
  • A study with a small sample size concluded that supplementing with 400 mg of magnesium citrate significantly lowered hemoglobin A1C. 

Studies also suggest that supplementing magnesium when dietary intake is inadequate may improve glucose regulation.

  • This study showed an association between low magnesium and poor metabolic control.
  • However, another study did not show an association between magnesium levels and hemoglobin A1C in diabetes patients. 

Other Health Benefits

  • It can reduce your risk factors for conditions like hypertension and cardiovascular disease.
  • It can help prevent osteoporosis.
  • A magnesium deficiency is associated with headaches, which may also help prevent migraines.

3) Chromium

Tabletop with chromium supplement tablets

Chromium is a trace element in many foods and is available as a supplement. Chromium is commonly supplemented in the form of chromium picolinate.

Food sources of chromium include meats, grain products, brewer’s yeast, nuts, fruits, beer, and wine. Most people are getting enough chromium, and a deficiency is rare, although our need for chromium increases as we age and during pregnancy and lactation. 

Chromium may also play a role in macronutrient metabolism and insulin action.

  • This study in rats concluded it might play a role in regulating food intake.
  • Some studies show that chromium supplementation may improve glycemic control in individuals with diabetes, although the effect may be marginal with no impact on lowering hemoglobin A1C.
  • A review by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concluded that the relationship between chromium picolinate and insulin resistance is highly uncertain. 

The amount of chromium in studies varied. While around 200 micrograms per day appeared safe in the short term, some studies used higher amounts.

Although no upper limit is established for chromium, people with renal or liver disease should use caution when taking a chromium supplement. 

Other Health Benefits

  • Studies indicate an association between poor chromium status and elevated blood cholesterol.
  • It may aid in weight loss.

4) Alpha-Lipoic Acid

Alpha-lipoic acid is also known as lipoic acid or thioctic acid and is a naturally occurring compound that humans synthesize. It has been used to treat chronic diseases associated with oxidative stress.

Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is synthesized in the mitochondria of cells and helps protect the cells as an antioxidant. It‘s predominantly found in meat and minimally in other foods such as fruits and vegetables. 

  • Most of the research on the benefits of ALA shows promise as a treatment for diabetic neuropathy. There is some research that ALA may help improve hemoglobin A1C.
  • This study in patients with type 2 diabetes taking either a placebo or 300 milligrams ALA for eight weeks indicated the ALA group improved fasting blood glucose and decreased insulin resistance.
  • A systematic review showed an improvement in insulin resistance with ALA supplementation. 

The amount of ALA used in studies varies, and the method of administration varies as some studies used intravenous supplements vs. oral supplements.

ALA is considered safe to consume without too many known side effects. Remember, it‘s best to consult a physician before taking ALA if you have liver disease, consume large amounts of alcohol, have a thyroid condition, or have a thiamine deficiency. 

Other Health Benefits

  • Antioxidant properties may benefit conditions in which there is oxidative stress, including neuropathy, heart disease, and high blood pressure.

5) Zinc

A tabletop with zinc supplement capsules

Zinc is an essential mineral in some foods and is also sold as a dietary supplement. It is involved in many aspects of cellular metabolism and is also an insulin mimetic. It activates cellular pathways that regulate cellular metabolism and other physiological responses.

It's why zinc supplementation has been identified as possibly having benefits in lower glucose. 

Research indicates that supplementing with zinc may have glucose-lowering effects in people with type 2 diabetes, and the research shows that this benefit is more significant among older adults.

Studies involving cell cultures and animal models do implicate that zinc supplementation may benefit people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

However, this review concluded that there is not enough evidence to recommend zinc supplementation to prevent type 2 diabetes. 

There is not enough evidence to recommend a zinc supplement for lowering glucose, and most research on humans has been on people with type 2 diabetes.

Like other supplements involving minerals, it‘s essential to be cautious when taking a supplement.

Large amounts of zinc can cause zinc toxicity. It is also not recommended to take zinc long term because it can cause an imbalance in copper.   Before taking a zinc supplement, it‘s essential to eat foods that contain zinc, including oysters, beef, and pumpkin seeds. 

Other Health Benefits

  • Zinc is important for immune function.
  • Zinc can help with wound healing.

6) Folate

Folate is a B-vitamin in many foods and is necessary to make DNA and other material. A form of folate known as folic acid is in many dietary supplements and fortified in certain foods. 

  • Research indicates that a higher folate intake may lower plasma glucose in people with metabolic syndrome.
  • A meta-analysis of folate supplementation in people with type 2 diabetes indicates that insulin lowering effects may be. However, there were no effects on lowering glucose or hemoglobin A1C.
  • Higher serum folate levels have an inverse association with insulin resistance in people without diabetes. 

The research indicates that folate might play a role in insulin resistance, but the glucose-lowering effects are less clear.

Getting adequate folate in the diet should be the first approach before supplementation. Foods high in folate include beef liver, vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans, and peas.

Other Health Benefits

  • The most notable benefit of folate is the prevention of neural tube defects in babies.
  • Folate in food may help prevent cancer, but too much folic acid (a form of folate) may actually increase the risk of certain cancers.
  • There is some indication that taking a form of folate called methyl folate may make antidepressant medications more effective. 

7) Omega-3 Fatty Acids

A tabletop with omega 3 capsule

Omega-3 fatty acids are in foods such as fish and flaxseed or supplements. There are three main types of omega-3 fats: 

  1. Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA)
  2. Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)
  3. Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)

Most of the research on omega-3 fatty acids is focused on EPA and DHA.

The research on the glucose-lowering effects of omega-3 fats is limited, and most research does not indicate that omega-3 fats have a glucose-lowering effect.

There is some potential it could help prevent insulin resistance.

However, research on mice indicated no insulin lowering effect of omega-3 fats, so it's a bit conflicting. 

Omega-3 fatty acids may not have a significant impact on lowering glucose. Still, there are other benefits. So it is possible that eating enough foods high in omega-3 fats or taking a supplement in conjunction with other therapies might have a beneficial effect on lowering lipids or other inflammatory markers and improving overall metabolic health. 

Other Health Benefits

  • Eating adequate amounts of EPA and DHA from fish oil can help lower triglycerides.
  • Eating adequate amounts of EHA and DHA during pregnancy can help babies' development.
  • There is evidence that omega-3 fatty acids might be beneficial for cancer prevention. 

8) Fiber Supplementation

Fiber is a carbohydrate your body can’t digest—it passes through the body undigested. Fiber is in many foods, including fruits, veggies, nuts, and beans.

Fiber supplements fall into two categories:

  1. Natural fibers such as inulin, psyllium, or ß- glucan
  2. Artificial fibers such as wheat dextrin or methylcellulose.

Introducing a gel-forming or soluble fiber such as ß- glucan can increase the viscosity of undigested food in the small intestine, making it thicker. It slows the interaction between digestive enzymes and nutrients such as glucose, which can delay absorption.

It, in turn, can lead to a lower post-meal peak in glucose and better glycemic control. 

Studies on fiber supplementation are promising.

The addition of a soluble fiber supplement in patients with type-2 diabetes lowered BMI (body mass index), fasting glucose, hemoglobin A1C and other markers for insulin resistance.

The fact that the individuals in this study had a decrease in BMI is interesting as it's possible that the subjects experienced improvements in glucose and insulin resistance due to weight loss.

This meta-analysis also showed the benefit of fiber supplementation in reducing hemoglobin A1C. 

Getting enough fiber from food is a good idea. Still, if you find it hard to get enough fiber from your diet (or want to experiment with additional fiber), consider a more natural fiber supplement or a psyllium fiber supplement. 

Other Health Benefits

  • Fiber and soluble fiber, in particular, are linked with lower cholesterol.
  • Increased fiber intake can help with weight loss.
  • It may improve stool formation and reduce symptoms in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients.

9) Probiotics

Person holding two packs of probiotic supplements

Probiotics are live microorganisms (or bacteria) often consumed in food or supplements intended to affect the body positively. Many types of bacteria make up probiotics.

Some evidence suggests that certain types of bacteria are under-represented in the guts of people with type 2 diabetes, indicating that supplementation with these bacteria may be beneficial in lowering glucose.

In addition, gut microbiome dysbiosis has been linked with insulin resistance in patients with type 2 diabetes. 

  • Research indicates that probiotics may have a lipid-lowering effect in patients with type 2 diabetes. Probiotics may also improve fasting glucose levels in this population. 
  • A meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials showed subjects with type 2 diabetes supplementing with probiotics improved glycemic markers, including hemoglobin A1C, fasting glucose, and fasting insulin.
  • However, research looking at probiotic yogurt did not show an effect in lowering glucose. 
  • Research looking at a multistrain probiotic supplement did show modest improvement in fasting glucose and hemoglobin A1C.
  • Another study looking at combination probiotic and prebiotic supplements showed improved glycemic control.
  • However, this systematic looking at the effect of probiotics, prebiotics, and synbiotics concluded there is insufficient evidence linking these supplements with glycemic control and other markers of metabolic health.
  • This study showed only a modest improvement of a multistrain probiotic in improving hemoglobin A1C and fasting insulin in patients with type 2 diabetes. 

Most of the research on probiotics‘ effect on glucose regulation and glycemic markers is done in people with type 2 diabetes. There are several strains of probiotics and different formulations and amounts of probiotics within supplements, which makes recommending probiotics more complicated.

The amount of probiotics contained in the supplement could also contribute to why some studies did not see an improvement in glycemic markers with probiotics.

There is minimal risk of any side effects. 

Other Health Benefits

  • It helps the body maintain a healthy community of microorganisms.
  • It may influence your body’s immune response.
  • It can help with gastrointestinal disorders and problems such as irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease. 

Learn How NutriSense Can Help You Monitor Your Blood Glucose Levels

Using a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) can be a great way to learn how to lower your blood sugar naturally. If you decide to try a supplement, it can be a great way to determine if it is effective in helping lower your glucose levels.

In addition, you can monitor for things like hypoglycemia or track how different factors may be impacting your glucose. Sign up for the program to track data from the sensor in the innovative app with personalized support from a credentialed dietitian or nutritionist.

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Mental health has a significant impact on your overall health; here are tips, tools, and apps to improve your mental wellbeing.

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Can You Check Your Blood Sugar at Home Without a Meter
Can You Check Your Blood Sugar at Home Without a Meter

Living with diabetes can be a challenge, especially when it comes to keeping your blood sugar levels regulated. Learn if you can check your blood sugar at home without a meter.

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NutriSense Dietitians Recommend: Best Sunscreen for all Skin Types
NutriSense Dietitians Recommend: Best Sunscreen for all Skin Types

With summer right around the corner, it’s time to make sure you have the tools you need to protect yourself from sunburn and sun damage. But how do you choose the right one for adequate sun protection?

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Japanese Water Therapy & Weight Loss: What’s the Deal? 
Japanese Water Therapy & Weight Loss: What’s the Deal? 

Learn how Japanese water therapy can help with weight loss, energy levels, and detoxification.

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9 Daily Routines to Reconsider for Better Health
9 Daily Routines to Reconsider for Better Health

Do you often feel anxious or upset but can’t pinpoint the cause of your low mood? Here's how to reconsider a few common routines and then work on small changes around them to build good habits.

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What A Digital Detox Can Do for Your Mental Health
What A Digital Detox Can Do for Your Mental Health

Do you spend all your free time scrolling through social media? If you can’t remember the last time you went offline, you may need a digital detox.

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The 6 Worst Foods for Osteoporosis
The 6 Worst Foods for Osteoporosis

When it comes to bone health, good nutrition is absolutely critical. Read on to learn what osteoporosis is and why some foods may increase your risk of or worsen the condition.

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11 Best Apps for Tracking Fitness
11 Best Apps for Tracking Fitness

Fitness tracking apps give you valuable insights into your exercise routines. Here are the top fitness apps for Android and Apple for this year.

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Why Gardening is so Good for You
Why Gardening is so Good for You

One of the best ways to get all the mental and physical benefits of nature is by flexing your green thumb. Read on to learn more about how gardening can benefit your health.

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8 Common Food Additives and How They Affect Your Health
8 Common Food Additives and How They Affect Your Health

From soft drinks to candies and cereal to salad dressings, many food products contain food additives. Read on to find out more about eight common additives, and how they affect your health.

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Why You're Experiencing Menstrual Cramping Without Your Period
Why You're Experiencing Menstrual Cramping Without Your Period

Many people experience symptoms akin to menstrual cramping even when they are not on their periods. It’s surprisingly common, and various factors can contribute to it. Read on to find out what some of these are.

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The Best Diet to Increase Your Vitamin D Levels
The Best Diet to Increase Your Vitamin D Levels

Read on to learn more about vitamin D-rich foods and what you should include in your diet to make the most of this vitamin’s health benefits.

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Staying Safe in the Sun: A Breakdown on Sunscreen
Staying Safe in the Sun: A Breakdown on Sunscreen

It’s important to protect your skin from the harsh effects of the sun’s rays, and one of the most effective ways to do this is to wear sunscreen. But what is sunscreen, and how does it work?

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How Rice Affects Your Blood Glucose Levels
How Rice Affects Your Blood Glucose Levels

The world loves rice. It’s a staple food in many cultures and can have various health benefits for some. But does it cause your glucose to spike?

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Improving Fat Loss, Muscle Gain and Fitness With Continual Glucose Monitors
Improving Fat Loss, Muscle Gain and Fitness With Continual Glucose Monitors

Kara Collier and Dan Zavorotny talk continuous glucose monitors on the Mind Pump podcast.

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Dry Needling: Can it Really Help with Muscle Pain?
Dry Needling: Can it Really Help with Muscle Pain?

Dry needling is a therapeutic technique used by physical therapists and healthcare practitioners in an effort to alleviate pain and help restore movement in the body. Read on to find out more.

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NutriSense Dietitians Recommend: Healthiest Fast Food Choices
NutriSense Dietitians Recommend: Healthiest Fast Food Choices

Wondering what the healthiest fast food options are?  Here are some of the healthiest choices at fast food restaurants, according to dietitians.

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Here’s What a Realistic Weight Loss Timeline Looks Like
Here’s What a Realistic Weight Loss Timeline Looks Like

Many people try crash diets to lose weight fast, which may provide some short term results but don't work for the long haul. Here is a realistic timeline for healthy weight loss.

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9 Great Apps to Track Nutrition
9 Great Apps to Track Nutrition

Tracking nutrition has never been easier due to instant access to nutrition tracking apps. Here are the best ones.

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6 Popular IBS-Friendly Diets
6 Popular IBS-Friendly Diets

Learn more about irritable bowel syndrome, and see what popular IBS-friendly diets people follow to ease their symptoms.

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What You Need to Know About Neuropathy
What You Need to Know About Neuropathy

Neuropathy, or nerve damage, can cause pain, discomfort, and interfere with daily tasks. Explore effective ways to prevent and manage it.

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The Health Benefits of Adding Fermented Foods to Your Diet
The Health Benefits of Adding Fermented Foods to Your Diet

Fermented foods have a range of health benefits. Read on to learn more about what they are and why you should be adding them to your diet.

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13 Healthy Ways to Relieve Stress
13 Healthy Ways to Relieve Stress

Stress can negatively affect your entire body. Here are thirteen different ways to reduce stress in your life.

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Best Physical and Mental Health Apps Available in 2022
Best Physical and Mental Health Apps Available in 2022

Here are the eleven best physical and mental health apps available in the app store.

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Improving Metabolic Health with Carlee Hayes
Improving Metabolic Health with Carlee Hayes

On this episode of Passionate Pioneers with Mike Biselli, Carlee Hayes, Nutrition Manager at NutriSense, discusses the company’s digital platform that aims to help others discover and reach their health potential.

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Carlee Hayes talks Metabolic Health with Rejuvenaging
Carlee Hayes talks Metabolic Health with Rejuvenaging

In this episode of Rejuvenaging with Dr. Ron Kaiser, Carlee explains how to cut through the online nutrition industry's noise, why we shouldn't look for a one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to nutrition, and how CGMs work.

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Fruit Juice or Whole Fruit? What You Should Pick and Why
Fruit Juice or Whole Fruit? What You Should Pick and Why

Should you be drinking your fruits? Read on to find out more about juicing, whole fruits, and why one may be better for you than the other.

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Meet the Blood-Glucose Friendly Rambutan: What It Is and How to Eat It
Meet the Blood-Glucose Friendly Rambutan: What It Is and How to Eat It

Do you know what a rambutan is? Learn more about this blood-glucose-friendly tropical fruit and why you should add it to your diet.

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Organ Meats: Should You Be Adding Them to Your Diet?
Organ Meats: Should You Be Adding Them to Your Diet?

Learn about the health benefits and risk factors of adding organ meats to your meals, and try our favorite recipes using these nutritional treasure troves. 

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Five Cancer Research Developments of the Last Five Years
Five Cancer Research Developments of the Last Five Years

Read on to learn more about five of the most promising developments in cancer research.

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A Quick Look at Meditation and Blood Glucose 
A Quick Look at Meditation and Blood Glucose 

Learn more about meditation, how it positively impacts blood sugar, and how you can start incorporating it into your routine.

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NutriSense Dietitians Recommend: Tasty, Nutritious Salads You'll Love
NutriSense Dietitians Recommend: Tasty, Nutritious Salads You'll Love

Salads don't have to be boring! Our Nutrition Team recommends nine delicious, nutritious salads to help you find your favorite.

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Do You Need More Vitamin D?
Do You Need More Vitamin D?

Most people get the vitamin D they need from exposure to sunlight, but if you don't spend enough time outdoors, you may not be getting enough of this vital nutrient. Read our article to learn more.

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Your Mother's Day Gift Guide
Your Mother's Day Gift Guide

Can't decide on the perfect gift for Mother's Day? Pick from a list of ideas to find a healthy, but still exciting gift this year.

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Can Soy Really Prevent Diabetes?
Can Soy Really Prevent Diabetes?

Some research suggests that eating soy may reduce your risk of developing diabetes. Read on to learn whether that's true and find out more about the other health benefits of soy.

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Living with Autoimmune Conditions: Celiac Disease
Living with Autoimmune Conditions: Celiac Disease

Did you know that 23.5 million Americans live with autoimmune conditions? Learn more about the symptoms and causes of celiac disease and what you can do about it.

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Positive Thinking May Affect More Than Your Mental Health 
Positive Thinking May Affect More Than Your Mental Health 

It's no secret that positive thinking can improve your mood and help you cope with difficult situations. Review our article to see how a positive outlook may also benefit your physical health.

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The Best Diet for Menstruation
The Best Diet for Menstruation

When it comes to your menstrual cycle, what you eat can significantly impact how you feel. Read on to learn more about the best foods to add to your diet to help during that time of the month.

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9 Unusual Health Conditions You May Not Know About
9 Unusual Health Conditions You May Not Know About

Though most of us may never encounter these, these health conditions are still fascinating to learn more about. Read our article to find out more about nine of the most fascinating, unusual health conditions.

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The Positive Impact Weight Lifting Has on Blood Sugar 
The Positive Impact Weight Lifting Has on Blood Sugar 

Here is everything you need to know about the relationship between weight lifting and blood sugar.

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Two to 80 Employees in Just Two Years
Two to 80 Employees in Just Two Years

In this 20-minute conversation, Dan shares how he’s putting a Rockstar in every seat. And mistakes to avoid along the way.

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Understanding how Glucose Effects our Metabolic Health with Kara Collier
Understanding how Glucose Effects our Metabolic Health with Kara Collier

Kara, registered dietitian, and co-founder of NutriSense, discusses how blood glucose levels are a core marker of metabolic health. She dives into the health consequences of fluctuating blood glucose levels, and what levels to look fasted compared to post-meal.

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Using Real-Time Data to Improve Metabolic Health with Kara Collier
Using Real-Time Data to Improve Metabolic Health with Kara Collier

Today on the podcast, Kara Collier, RDN, LDN, CNSC, discusses revolutionizing preventative healthcare. It’s her mission to empower people with the knowledge to effectively monitor, optimize, and sustain their own metabolic health.

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11 Simple and Effective Weight Loss Tips for Men
11 Simple and Effective Weight Loss Tips for Men

Losing weight is typically easier for men than women, biologically speaking, but it's still challenging! Here are 11 simple yet effective tips for losing weight for men.

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What are the Best Times to Eat for Losing Weight?
What are the Best Times to Eat for Losing Weight?

Review our helpful article where we discuss the best times to eat if you are trying to lose weight.

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NutriSense Dietitians Recommend: Best Books on Metabolic Health
NutriSense Dietitians Recommend: Best Books on Metabolic Health

Whether you're looking for weight loss tips or to learn more about metabolism, a little reading material can go a long way. To help you get started, here’s some books on metabolic health, recommended by our Nutrition Team.

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Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis (NEAT): Can It Replace Your Workout?
Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis (NEAT): Can It Replace Your Workout?

NEAT can’t replace the benefits of intense cardio or strength-training workouts but like any physical activity, it has many overall health and fitness benefits. Read on to find out everything you need to know about NEAT.

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NutriSense CGM Program Review
NutriSense CGM Program Review

On this week's episode, Shannon describes the comfort, cost, usability, and education she experienced using the continuous glucose monitor program from NutriSense.

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Track Your Health in Real-Time with Dan Zavorotny
Track Your Health in Real-Time with Dan Zavorotny

On this episode of the Making Bank podcast, Dan Zavorotny discusses how he started the company “NutriSense” and how it reached a 150 million dollar valuation in 26 months.

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Can a Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) Help You Lose Weight?
Can a Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) Help You Lose Weight?

Carlee Hayes talks to This Podcast Burns Fat! about the important role blood sugar plays in weight management.