Burning sensation in mouth – causes, treatment, precautions

I have burning sensation in my mouth. I feel burning sensations on my tongue, palate, lips, gums and inside the cheeks. Why do I feel so ? Is this a serious problem? Do I need to do certain blood tests to find out its cause? How can this be treated? What types of treatments are available for this problem? If there is any thing I can do to have some relief. Continue reading “Burning sensation in mouth – causes, treatment, precautions” »

Planning Meals

Planning ahead is a good way to ensure that nutritional needs are met through a balanced diabetic diet. A nutritionist or dietician can design a meal plan that helps you control your diabetes and fits into your lifestyle. Ideally, each meal fills a portion of your nutritional requirements and over the course of an entire day you will eat a balanced diet. Continue reading “Planning Meals” »

Coffee’s Antioxidant Powers

Whether you prefer Starbucks, Barney’s or Joffrey’s, have your morning cup of java guilt-free. The latest research has indicated that there are positive health benefits regarding coffee consumption and the prevention of numerous health concerns, including but not limited to chronic degenerative diseases, which are unfortunately on the rise in the United States. Continue reading “Coffee’s Antioxidant Powers” »

What is an Alkaline pH Level and How to Monitor yours?

What does it mean to “Alkalize” your body? Well, it’s the opposite of having your system be Acidic. Remember those litmus papers from high school lab? You can actually use those to test our urine or saliva to see what your pH level is. We ideally want to score at least in the 6-7 range because this means we are not too acidic (which can lead to health problems). Continue reading “What is an Alkaline pH Level and How to Monitor yours?” »