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Research Links Drinking Coffee To A Longer Life

Senior woman drinking coffee with grand-daughter

Drinking coffee can lengthen your life! Is that the best news you’ve heard today? New research has found that drinking coffee lowers risk of death and development of heart disease. In the study, the largest reduction in relative risk of death ...

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Make Healthier & Tastier Meals With These Herbs & Spices

Fresh and dried herbs and spices

Salt and pepper… the classic seasonings we add to nearly every meal. But what about the hundreds of herbs and spices just waiting to tantalize your tastebuds? Adding herbs and spices to dishes not only increases flavor, but could make ...

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These Simple Food Swaps Can Help Lower Blood Sugar And Body Weight

Homemade hummus with fresh vegetables

  Here are some tasty options that will satisfy you while helping you eat “cleaner”, and that will help you better manage your diabetes.  Mayo Alternatives Instead of mayonnaise on your turkey sandwich, try mashed avocado. Instead of cheese on ...

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Could These Foods Help You Live Longer?

Happy older man eating an apple

Food fuels the body. It can also heal the body, and now research is showing that certain foods can even extend the length (and quality) of our lives! Berries, olives, fish, vegetables, dairy, nuts, and whole grains have all been ...

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Is Your Diet Missing These 7 Important Nutrients?

wooden bowl overflowing with fresh spinach

Nutritional newsflash – the majority of American diets are missing seven or more essential nutrients! Before you reach for that bottle of supplements, why not try eating those missing nutrients for breakfast, lunch and dinner instead? Yes, the best way ...

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Are Salads Truly The Healthier Choice?

Salad bowl with quinoa, chicken, avocado, tomato

Trying to be healthier by eating salads? While it’s true that vegetables are nutritious, the “salad” most commonly enjoyed here in the U.S. is nothing but lettuce and creamy dressing… and healthy it is not. Salads do have the potential ...

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Take The Boring Out Of Breakfast With These Amazing Egg Hacks!

Fried eggs and veggies in cast iron skillet

Breakfast is and will always be the most important meal of the day. It’s especially important for individuals with type 2 diabetes. Research has found time and again that those who skip breakfast experience blood sugar spikes throughout the remainder ...

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Keep Your Blood Sugar Stable This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving family meal at the table

Turkey day is almost here! Thanksgiving – an entire day devoted to giving thanks for all that’s good in our lives. A holiday often filled with family, friends, and food. While it’s a day to be enjoyed, diabetics especially can ...

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Meals vs. Snacks – The Difference Can Have A Powerful Effect

Variety of snacks on wooden table

Meals vs. snacks – do you view them differently? Is a “snack food” more likely to be something that spikes your blood sugar? Do you try harder to make better choices for “meals” or are they an excuse to enjoy ...

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Polyphenols – How Are They Affecting Your Blood Sugar?

small pots of colorful spices

Are Polyphenols affecting your blood sugar? You likely don’t have any idea, as “polyphenol” is not a word that gets thrown around very often! Polyphenols are naturally-occurring chemicals found in plants. In fact, there are more than 500 types of polyphenols, ...

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