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Use These 5 Tips To Cut More Sugar From Your Diet

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Know Sugar When You See It Don’t let the name “sugar” fool you. Corn syrup, dextrose, fructose, sucrose, maltose, maltodextrin, all are sugars and all should be avoided. Check your food and beverage labels carefully. You may think sugar is ...

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Increase Exercise Motivation With These 5 Tips

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It’s recommended that Americans get about 20 minutes of exercise every day. It may not sound like a huge undertaking, but nearly half of adults currently fall short of that goal. We all know that exercise is good for the ...

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Did You Know Diabetes Can Affect Your Skin?

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High blood sugar affects every body process from the pancreas, to the brain, even the skin! Caring for your skin is an integral part of managing diabetes. Establish yourself with a Dermatologist (skin doctor.) While everyone should have their skin ...

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How Keeping A Food Journal Can Improve Your Health

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Keeping a food journal is a great way to hold yourself accountable, as well as provide yourself with a source of encouragement. You are more likely to make positive food choices if you have to write it down and review it ...

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The Saltiest Foods In The U.S. May Surprise You

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Salt can be found everywhere in the average American’s diet. Most individuals consume way too much salt on a daily basis, so we’re taking a look at how to identify and avoid it. Knowing which foods contain the most sodium ...

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Yes, Diabetics Can Enjoy Eating Out!

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Diabetics know to keep a close eye on their blood sugar levels, and that means making smart food choices. Sharing food is a huge part of every culture and social circle, and diabetics should not be excluded from the pleasure ...

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Lower Your Blood Sugar By Managing Stress

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When trying to determine the factors that increase risk of Type II diabetes, researchers have studied everything from genetics to nutrition; from level of physical activity to family history of diabetes. Science has found that while genetic factors may play ...

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Heal Insulin Resistance With These Tips!

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Insulin is produced by the pancreas. It’s job is to transport glucose (sugar) to your muscles, organs, and cells to give them the energy they need in order to function. It also serves to help eliminate excess glucose in the ...

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Spring Clean Your Kitchen For Better Food Safety

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Spring is famous for a few things: new life, new growth… and cleaning! It’s easy to remember the carpets, the blinds, and the bathrooms when performing your spring cleaning, but it’s important to not forget your kitchen. For many, the ...

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Fed Up With The Fad? What It Really Means To Be Gluten-Free

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Have you seen the letters GF on food products and restaurant menus? You may know that the letters GF stand for Gluten-Free. However, the true meaning behind those letters can be elusive. Is it just another snooty diet that makes ...

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