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Which Fats Are Good & Which Should Be Avoided

Collection of healthy fat foods on cutting board

Listen up people – it’s okay to eat fats! Not only should eating healthy fats be accepted, it should be encouraged. But wait… aren’t fatty foods unhealthy because they cause heart disease? No! Decades ago, the sugar industry paid off ...

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Artificial Sweeteners Do Not Contribute To Weight Loss

Woman adding artificial sweetener to coffee cup

The diet industry hauls in billions of dollars in profits each year. In the quest for perfection, many of us turn to calorie-counting in order to lose weight. This has made zero-calorie sweeteners explode in popularity. Nearly half of American ...

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Can’t Eat One More Boring Salad? Mix Things Up!

Vietnamese salad with shrimp

Ah, the salad. Perhaps the single food most associated with ‘eating healthy’ or ‘being on a diet.’ (Also known by many enthusiastic carnivores as an instrument of culinary torture.) While it’s true that salads can be healthful, there is absolutely ...

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The Unexpected Way Sugar Can Make You Sick

spoonful of sugar

In recent years, scientific research has begun to reveal the true evils of sugar. Consuming sugar doesn’t just affect your pancreas, insulin, and blood sugar levels. It triggers elevations in blood pressure, cholesterol, and heart rate, as well. Sugar also ...

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Healthier Food – Larger Portions

Plate of grilled chicken and roasted vegetables

Science has confirmed that when humans are presented with more food, we consume more food. This phenomenon has been dubbed by some as the ‘portion size effect.’ Believe it or not, when portion sizes are doubled, individuals consume an average ...

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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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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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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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