Trina Krug

My name is Trina Krug – keto recipe engineer extraordinaire! Mom, wife, food lover, and queen of my home! I hold a Bachelor's of Science, a Master’s Certificate in Nutrition and am also a certified health coach.

Keto Veggie Dip (Paleo friendly)

Keto Veggie Dip (Paleo Friendly)

Gluten FreeDairy FreeLow CarbPaleoKeto

You only need six ingredients to make rich, creamy, delicious Keto veggie dip! Use dairy-free mayonnaise for an easy Paleo-friendly version. Keto Veggie Dip I love my veggies. From sides like Keto Broccoli Casserole to full meals like Keto Creamy Chicken with Sage and Spinach, I’m always looking for ways to incorporate them into my …

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A low carbohydrate diet is effective for blood glucose control and Type 1 diabetes management

Trina Krug Complementary and Alternative Medicine Capstone Project December 2021 Introduction Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune condition where there is a deficiency in insulin in the body (DiMeglio, Evans-Molina & Oram, 2018).  A decrease or lack of insulin in the body will result in elevated blood glucose levels.  Elevated blood glucose in T1D …

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Adding Aloe Vera to a diabetic treatment plan can lower HbA1C and fasting blood glucose levels

ABSTRACT Diabetes is a disease that affects over 34 million Americans.  Prediabetes affects over 88 million Americans.  New cases are increasing at a significant rate each year (National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2020).  While diet, exercise and insulin therapies exist, there is still a void with a complementary and alternative therapy that diabetic patients can be …

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The effects of gluten on type 1 diabetes

ABSTRACT The onset of Type 1 Diabetes is partially affected by genetics and partially affected by environmental factors.  Genetic components cannot be changed, but if the environmental components can be identified and modified then the potential to decrease the number of Type 1 Diabetes cases is possible.  Gluten has been identified as a possible environmental …

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Consuming cow’s milk can trigger the onset of Type 1 Diabetes

ABSTRACT Type 1 Diabetes is a lifelong disease often diagnosed in childhood.  The onset of this disease is influenced by genetic predisposition as well as factors in our environment, such as what we eat or drink.  One of the environmental factors that has been identified for those predisposed to Type 1 Diabetes is cow’s milk.  …

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Carrot juice and oil have cancer prevention and anticancer properties

ABSTRACT Cancer kills about 600,000 people per year and there are many different forms and severities.  There is no ultimate cure for cancer which is why cancer prevention is so important.  Cancer cures are being researched all the time.  Eating healthy and exercise are well known in terms of their ability to contribute to a …

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Negative health effects of a packaged gluten-free diet

ABSTRACT There was a time when a gluten-free diet was only followed for medical reasons.  It has recently become more of a fad diet where people are blindly making a choice to eat gluten-free without taking the time to understand the health ramifications if not done properly.  Given the dramatic increase in gluten-free eating, articles …

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