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Research Finds Connection Between Diabetes & Eating Disorders

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Over 29 million people in the U.S. have now been diagnosed with diabetes. 10 million men and 20 million women across the country are struggling with an eating disorder. Research is now revealing a connection between the two. They key ...

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Eat Your Way To Happiness With These 10 Foods

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Did you know that the foods you eat affect how you feel? That’s right – your food choices can not only make you healthier, they can also make you happier! Put some bliss in your belly with these 10 deliciously ...

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

The words gluten free written in flour on wooden table

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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How Soy Products Affect Health and Blood Sugar

Soy milk and soy beans

You’ve seen them in the supermarket – soy milk, soy cheese, soybeans, the entire spectrum of soy products. Advertised as “healthier proteins”, these products have grown in popularity in recent years. However, there has been controversial research regarding the safety of these ...

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Top 10 Vitamins & Minerals for Lower Blood Sugar

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Chromium Chromium helps to regulate insulin production, thereby reducing and stabilizing blood sugar. Individuals with Type II diabetes naturally have lower levels of chromium in their bodies than those who do not have diabetes. You can increase the chromium in ...

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This New Device Could Mean Less Finger Pricks!

Woman pricking finger to measure blood sugar

Checking your blood sugar is a pain – literally. Throughout the day, diabetics have to prick their fingers to monitor their sugar levels. At healthy, optimal function, the pancreas should release enough insulin to maintain sugar levels at around 100 ...

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Improve Your Blood Sugar With These Everyday Foods

foods that are good for blood sugar

Apples “An apple a day keeps the doctor away!” Apples can lower blood sugar, and reduce the risk of heart disease. Researchers believe these effects are due to the high concentrations of quercetin (an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory enzyme.) In fact, ...

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The Tiny Chia Seed Helps Manage Diabetes? (Infographic)

chia seed for diabetes

Harvard Health Publications reports that some research shows chia seeds may help control blood sugar levels and benefit those with diabetes. It’s believed that chia seeds reduce insulin resistance as well as decrease uncharacteristically high levels of insulin in the ...

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Chocolate Coconut Nut Bark

The coconut oil and macadamia nuts help reduce the impact on the blood sugar.  Use at least 70% dark chocolate or the bark will have too much sugar in it.  An 85-90% dark chocolate would even be better for lower sugar. ...

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