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An Integrative Approach to Balancing Blood Sugar for People with Diabetes

podcast June 5, 2024

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In today’s episode we explore how to balance blood sugar, and we're excited to welcome Erica Zellner. Erica is a Connecticut-based Clinical Nutritionist and Senior Health Coach with six years of functional nutrition experience. A health coach at Parsley Health, Erica shares her integrative approaches to diabetes management, emphasizing the importance of personalized nutrition, stress reduction, and sleep hygiene. Learn about key nutrients, supplements, and environmental factors to consider, and discover how culturally relevant meals can improve blood sugar control.

In This Episode We’ll Cover: 

  • Integrative approaches to diabetes management with personalized nutrition plans
  • Importance of stress management in controlling blood sugar levels
  • Impact of sleep hygiene on glucose metabolism and overall health
  • Significance of culturally relevant foods in managing diabetes
  • Tips for personalizing nutrition to individual preferences and lifestyles
  • Use of supplements like omega-3, vitamin D, chromium, and magnesium
  • Simple, consistent stress reduction practices for managing diabetes
  • Recommendations for improving sleep hygiene and avoiding screens before bed

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