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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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Research Finds Connection Between Diabetes & Eating Disorders

Man eating from refrigerator late at night

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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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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Do You Know The Difference Between Carbs & Sugars?

selection of simple and complex carbs

Diabetics know to avoid sugar; but are also told to “watch their carbs.” What is the difference between carbs and sugars? Are there certain carbs and sugars that are better for you than others? Let’s investigate the difference between the ...

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Yes, Diabetics Can Enjoy Eating Out!

couple enjoying a restaurant meal together

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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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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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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Eating Out With Diabetes

Eating is one of the greater pleasures in life, and eating out is considered a vital part of socializing. However, eating out in restaurants can be very stressful and challenging if you have diabetes as it can be hard for you ...

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Eating Healthy on a Food Stamp Budget

Most food stamp recipients don’t realize that there are multiple avenues to access healthy food at reasonable prices. You may be living on a limited budget, but with a little creativity and research, you can feed your family a healthy ...

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What Do I Do Now?

“The most important thing in the Olympic games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.”              ~ Pierre de Coubertin, founder of modern Olympic games   So, you were just diagnosed ...

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