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The Mediterranean Diet Improves Gut Health

Roasted Mediterranean vegetables

You’ve probably heard of the Mediterranean Diet, and the incredible impact it can have on health. It started when scientists wanted to find out why death from cardiovascular diseases (the number one cause of death in the U.S.) is significantly ...

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What Makes Certain Foods So Addictive?

3 colorful bowls of ice cream

Everyone has certain foods that they absolutely love. What happens with that love for a food turns into a dependency? Is food addiction possible, and if so what makes certain foods more addictive than others? Research is finding that not ...

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Unexpected Protein Sources – Eat More Nuts & Seeds

Selection of nuts and seeds in wooden bowls

Including enough protein in our diets can be a struggle, especially as we get older. Most of us rely on meats like chicken and beef as our main sources of protein. While it’s true that there is nothing wrong with ...

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New Research Proves: Artificial Sweeteners Increase Diabetes Risk

Cup of tea with spoon of sweeter

As traditional sugar gets more and more bad press from health researchers, people are turning to artificial sweeteners. In the U.S., 40% of adults and 25% of children report consuming artificial sweeteners on a daily basis. Many use these sweeteners ...

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New Research Finds Vitamin D Deficiency Increases Diabetes Risk

Woman outside, sun shining on her face

We know that there are many factors which can affect blood sugar control – nutrition, exercise, other health conditions, etc. Well, how about vitamin D? Yes, it’s true! A new collaborative study released by the University of California (UC), San Diego ...

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Enjoy Pasta Dishes Without The Blood Sugar Spike – Try Zoodles!

Bowl of zucchini noodles with tomatos

Almost nothing beats a big bowl of spaghetti, am I right? Warm noodles in a tasty sauce… it hits you right in the comfort-food zone. After being diagnosed with high blood sugar, you may think you have to say goodbye ...

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These Nutritionist-Approved Short-Cuts Save Time In The Kitchen

Couple cooking meal at home

Diabetics know that cooking at home is a great way to manage blood sugar. Still, it can be tempting to grab something from the drive-thru or call for delivery when you’re running short on time. Instead of sacrificing your blood ...

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Lose Weight & Improve Blood Sugar With A High-Energy Breakfast

Egg muffins in muffin tin

You’ve heard it before, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” While this statement is indeed true, it is far more so for those with high blood sugar. A recent study of type II diabetics demonstrated that consuming ...

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Encourage Kids & Grandkids To Eat Healthier With These Tips

Children eating together at school

Diabetics know that positive food choices are essential to our health… but what about that of our children or grandchildren? Do you have picky eaters, or sneaky snackers? It is so important to foster healthy choices in childhood, as those ...

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Science Defines Relationship Between Sugar & Cancer

Sugar cubes spelling out the word cancer

Excess sugar doesn’t just affect blood sugar. It triggers elevations in blood pressure, cholesterol, and heart rate – increasing your risk of heart disease, heart attack, stroke, and a host of other diabetes-related complications. New research is now connecting the ...

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