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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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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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Becoming a Supermarket Sleuth – Tips & Tricks For Shopping Healthy

Young woman comparing produce at grocery store

Do you dread grocery shopping?  It’s so time-consuming, and can be difficult when it comes to making the right choices for your blood sugar. Never fear, if you are in search of the shopping solution – check out these tips ...

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One Egg A Day Could Reduce Your Risk Of Heart Disease

Fried egg in bowl with knife and fork on wooden table

In the past, eggs have been considered unhealthy by some due to their cholesterol content. It is true that one egg contains about 200 mg of cholesterol, which is a large amount compared to the majority of other foods out ...

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Cauliflower Craze – Lower Blood Sugar With This Incredible Ingredient

Roasted cauliflower steak

Cauliflower rice, cauliflower pizza crust, even cauliflower mac and cheese… it’s pretty clear that there is a cauliflower craze going on around the country. As more and more people choose to live a lower carb lifestyle, more hearts are being ...

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