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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.

Why Diabetics Should Eat Dark Chocolate

inEveryone loves chocolate and it’s not hard to understand why. It’s delicious and it makes you feel good. There’s not much about chocolate not to love. Unfortunately, many chocolates are also filled with sugar and additives. They make that delicious ...

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Should Diabetics Skip Breakfast?

this is a healthy diabetic breakfast

Nothing has changed since the days you were a kid. Breakfast will always be the most important meal of the day. It’s especially important for people with type 2 diabetes. Every good diabetes diet needs a good breakfast in the ...

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4 Reasons Diabetics Need Lots of Fiber

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Foods with lots of fiber are perfect for people with diabetes. Fiber is found in plants and is the part of the plants that our bodies cannot digest. Here are four reasons diabetics should focus on getting at least 25 ...

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FDA Issues Kidney Warning for Four Diabetes Drugs

Safety Alert For Four Diabetes Drugs

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States has issued a warning that four common diabetes drugs may cause potentially life-threatening harm. Canaglflozin, sold by Janssen Pharmaceuticals as Invokana and Invokamet and dapagliflozin, sold by AstraZeneca as Farxiga ...

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Testing On Diabetics: Eating Fat Won’t Make You Fat

It may make no logical sense but the latest research shows that eating a high-fat diet may not actually make you fatter. It looks like there are even certain types of fat that can make you thinner. The answer for ...

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The Good “Bugs” That Lower Blood Sugar Naturally

100 trillion bacteria in gut act to lower blood sugar

Why Probiotics Are a Must for Type 2 Diabetics… Share

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10 Health Benefits of Olive Oil, “the Great Therapeutic”

Woman buying olive oil

Hippocrates, the father of medicine, dubbed olive oil “the great therapeutic.” The ancient Greek physician identified more than 60 medicinal uses for olive oil. Fortunately, after two and a half millennia, modern science is beginning to catch up. Many clinical ...

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Using Holistic Approaches To Anti Aging

holistic approaches are very powerful weapons against anti aging

Holistic approaches to anti-aging are not new. For thousands of years people in Eastern cultures have viewed lifestyle and self-care to be essential in facilitating a healthy aging process. Today, it is very much worth your while to consider holistic ...

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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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How Type 2 Diabetes Is Affecting Your Brain

Type 2 Diabetes Can Have Severe Impact on Brain Health

Type 2 diabetes has become so commonplace now, with over 20 million people having the disease in the U.S. alone, that it can be easy to overlook how it affects the body. Besides putting those who have the condition at ...

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