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What’s Really In Our Food? The Hidden Ingredients To Watch For

Customer checking ingredient list on bag in grocery store

You’re off to the grocery store! You’ve made your shopping list and are confident you’ll be bringing home healthy, nutritious foods for your family. But there could be ingredients hiding inside the foods on your shopping list that are not ...

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Lower Blood Sugar With These Delicious Fall Super-Foods!

Bowl of pumpkin soup in blue bowl

Ah, fall. The leaves are turning color, the air is cooling, and some seriously delicious foods are now in season. Let’s review a few of these super-foods and how they can benefit blood sugar. And check out a few recipe ...

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This ‘Health Food’ Can Contain As Much Sugar As A Soda!

Four pack of yogurt

A recent study found that most yogurts contain more sugar than you might imagine – and definitely more sugar than you need! Only 80 out of 900 yogurt brands in the study were classified as ‘low in sugar’ (meaning they ...

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Science Proves – Fight Inflammation, Reduce Chronic Disease

Man suffering from knee joint inflammation and pain

Research has found that inflammation is the root cause of many chronic illnesses, and preventing inflammation is absolutely paramount in living the healthy lives we all desire. Inflammation itself is one of the human body’s defensive responses, but when it ...

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New Research – Eating Fiber Delays Brain Aging

Woman sitting on bench in the park reading a book

All Diabetic Kitchen devotees know that fiber can do wonders for health and blood sugar. If you’re still on the fence about the benefits of fiber, perhaps this new study will change your mind. The findings – you could help ...

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Frozen Fish – Does It Deserve A Place On Your Plate?

Grilled salmon filets

Think frozen foods are second best? It is true that most freezer meals are packed with sodium and frozen desserts are off-limits for diabetics. But believe it or not, there is a frozen food that can actually help manage diabetes… ...

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Eat More Garlic To Benefit Blood Sugar & Overall Health

Bulbs of garlic in wooden bowl on table

Garlic has been treasured throughout ancient and modern history. Not only as a culinary ingredient, but for its medicinal properties and positive effects on health! The Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, and Chinese all documented their love of utilizing garlic for better ...

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Fruits Can Cause Weight Gain? It’s True – But Only If You Drink Them

Glass jars filled with fruit juices

Fruits are healthy and healthy foods shouldn’t make you gain weight… right?” The key in this case is the way in which fruits are consumed. A recent study that found that drinking fruit juice (yes, even 100% juice) actually contributes to weight ...

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Food Labels De-Coded – Which Words Really Matter?

Nutrition label

There are seemingly endless descriptors starting to pop up on the labels of our favorite foods. Some supermarkets are even creating entirely new sections in their stores which are fully dedicated to some of these labels. Let’s first define each ...

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‘Farm To Table’ – What This Phenomenon Could Mean For Your Health

Selection of fresh fruits and veggies at Farmer's Market

Have you heard the words farm-to-table and wondered what they mean? The farm-to-table movement is an effort to use more locally sourced foods, purchased directly from the farmer or producer. It’s gained a ton of momentum with chefs and foodies, ...

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