Did you know that Newfoundland and Labrador has the highest reported number of people diagnosed with diabetes in Canada? Since I live in Newfoundland, I knew I was compelled to research more into this troubling disease to see how I could help people manage their symptoms. Below, you will find my top tips for people suffering from diabetes, or having trouble with their blood sugar stability.Read More
Welcome to the Jessica Mitton Health blog. Here, you can read about ways to take a holistic approach that will aid your overall health. I'll cover lots of topics, ailments and conditions, as well as providing information and insights on using food to make a happier you. To your health!
Winter is over and spring is finally here! Has you lifestyle been a little more sedentary this winter, and lacking exposure to the sun? If so, you may have a vitamin D deficiency. But guess what? There is a way to replenish your vitamin D stores!
Vitamin D is a fat-soluble hormone that has so many functions in the body. It is often referred to the ‘sunshine vitamin’ as your skin is able to produce vitamin D when you are exposed to sun. It can prevent you from developing certain types of diseases and can reduce many kinds of symptoms. Please read on so you can learn about some of the benefits, what can happen if you become deficient and where you can find sources of vitamin D.Read More
Proper digestion is crucial for a healthy life. The digestive system is responsible for food intake, assimilating the nutrients in our food, and eliminating the wastes and substances our bodies don’t need. It’s a pretty amazing process, when you stop to think about it!
That said, modern eating habits and food choices have tampered with this intricate but sensitive system, overloading our guts with food additives, pesticides, and chemicals that can cause big problems for our digestive health.Read More