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I’ve spent most of my life battling weight issues. I can’t count the number of times I’ve lost 50 pounds or more (and gained it all back and more).

In May 2013 I was diagnosed with prediabetes. This followed my youngest son’s diagnosis of Type II four years earlier.

Thanks to my wife Lisa and my overwhelming desire to avoid drugs at all costs, I embarked on a journey where I discovered an amazing method to overcome obesity, reverse diabetes and extend my life. My contributions to this site and to you are a result of that journey.

Do You Make These Mistakes When You Buy Olive Oil?

Best tips we ever learned… plus the oil we like best for flavor, freshness, and nutrition Mistake #1: Buying stale olive oil “off the shelf.” Olive oil, unlike wine, does not get better with age. Like milk, eggs, meat, and many ...

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These 5 Cooking Oils Destroy Your Health

unhealthy oils for cooking

“Of all the health-destroying foods on the market, those made with highly processed vegetable and seed oils are some of the worst. When consumed in large amounts, as they are by most Americans, they seriously distort your important omega-3 to ...

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The Amazing Avocado-What Makes It Such a Superfood?

Avocados- is it the mild, nutty taste, the creamy texture, or that singular green color that makes us love them so? All three are great reasons, but there are many, many more reasons to love the simple, yet wonderful avocado. ...

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Metabolism-Boosting Foods You May Not Know About

Here are healthy foods that boost metabolism

Metabolism is defined as the process through which chemical changes in living cells create energy. Basically, metabolism is the rate at which your body converts the foods you eat into fuel. This fuel is then used for everything from the ...

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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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Raise Your Glass to the Health Benefits of Red Wine for Diabetics

Red wine has health benefits for diabetics

In recent years, research has found that drinking red wine has several potential health benefits. Is that the best news you’ve heard so far today? While most enjoy a glass while socializing or to de-stress, red wine could now be ...

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How To Save Yourself The Stress And Enjoy The Holidays

playful marshmallow snowmen with no holiday stress

Everyone loves the crisp air, joyous music, and family times for the holidays. What no one loves is the stress! We all know it’s coming. Aunt Bethany is flying in from Denver, you have no idea what you’re making for ...

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Enjoy Your Hot Chocolate But Drink It Healthy

Healthy hot chocolate for diabetics

Who doesn’t love to sit next to the fire with a mug of hot chocolate on a chilly night? Well, what we would consider a tempting treat, may be better for your health than you think! The health benefits of ...

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Infographic: Diabetes In The United States

A Snapshot of Diabetes

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