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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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Still Hungry? Eat More Of These Filling Foods

avocado on toast with tomatoes

You just had breakfast an hour ago, and now you’re hungry again! Sound familiar? Well, if you’re noshing on sugary breakfast cereal, or granola bars, it makes sense – your body is craving nutritious food to use as fuel. Eating ...

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Pumpkin Spice Can Still Be Nice With These Low-Carb Recipes

pumpkin soup served inside of a pumpkin

Fall is here! With it comes two words… pumpkin spice. Many diabetics may think that due to high blood sugar, they can’t enjoy this delicious fall flavor. It’s true that the now-infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte is out of the question ...

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Surprise! 10 Sugary Foods You Thought Were Healthy

Glass of orange juice and sliced fresh orange

You’re trying to make positive choices to benefit your health and blood sugar levels. However, sugar is sneaking its way into your diet – under the guise of “healthy” products! Here are 10 foods you thought were healthy, but could ...

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