Dr. Oz tips from today's show

By Polly304 Latest Reply 2011-02-17 22:41:53 -0600
Started 2011-02-16 19:48:02 -0600

Today Dr. Oz had a lot of info on preventing and treating many health problems, Diabetes included. One tip I have read about numerous times is one
he spoke of, that is, taking in a couple of tsp. of vinegar before a regular meal.
I guess this wouldn't be to difficult if you eat salads, or like my dad, put it on
fish and on hot green foods____like steamed spinich and cabbage. Dr. Oz says
it slows down the digestion of carbs I think, thus helping to regulate sugar counts. Anyhow I wanted to be sure to share it with anyone seeking natural
ways to control Diabetes.

7 replies

GabbyPA 2011-02-16 21:33:22 -0600 Report

I tried the vinegar thing and had minimal results. My mom, however did much better with it. I am trying to make my body more alkaline though, and vinegar is a no-no now....so I wonder if lemon juice would do the same?

REH2006 2011-02-17 22:27:39 -0600 Report

I met a elderly gentleman years ago who added lemon juice in his hot water every morning before breakfast, not sure what it does to help any thing though.

jayabee52 2011-02-17 22:11:14 -0600 Report

lemon juice is acidic, so for you, it might be a no no, gabby

GabbyPA 2011-02-17 22:24:48 -0600 Report

Actually, lemon juice and lime juice though acid are metabolized as alkaline. They are one of the few fruits that are acceptable in an alkaline diet. Tomatoes are the same, it is kind of weird. My ph has gone from about neutral to moderately more alkaline. I don't want it to be out of wack, but I tell you. Eat a few too many carbs and it gets very acidic again. This is a new venue for me and I am learning as I go.

jayabee52 2011-02-17 22:31:33 -0600 Report

that's news to me. Learned something today. I usually drink lemon with my water. How does one go about meauring your body Ph?

Anonymous 2011-02-17 22:41:53 -0600 Report

I have a roll of ph paper that I test my saliva with. I have not tested my urine yet though. It was explained to me that my mouth test is my emotional balance and my urine test is my internal balance. I am still learning...it is fascinating.

jayabee52 2011-02-16 20:41:09 -0600 Report

I used to drink 2 t of apple cider vinegar mixed in a glass of water and honey. (years before I was Dx'd with DM). I wonder how it would be with red wine vinegar?