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Is The Protein In Your Diet Leading To Higher Blood Sugar?

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Protein is essential to the body, down to the cellular level. Did you know that your nails and hair are made mostly of protein? The body uses protein to build and repair muscle tissue, cartilage, skin, even the blood. Protein is ...

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10 Ways To Trick Yourself Into Drinking More Water

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Water is critical to each and every body process. From the transportation of nutrients throughout the body, to regulating body temperature, digesting food, and more. When you are drinking enough water, you will feel the positive effects. Your thought process ...

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Improve Immunity, Blood Pressure, & Diabetes With This Drink!

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There are over 1,500 varieties of tea that fall into 5 main categories: black, oolong, green, white, and pure. Tea can be brewed and consumed hot or cold. The majority of tea drinkers worldwide drink their tea hot. However, here ...

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These Food Hacks Can Lead To Lower Blood Sugar

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Ever feel like your favorite foods are off-limits now that you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes? Good news! These 5 foods, and a few tips and tricks, combine to bring back your faves without spiking your blood sugar! Avocado Avocado – ...

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Are You Making These Low-Carb Lifestyle Mistakes?

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The Ketogenic diet emphasizes eating foods that are high in protein and good fats, while eliminating carb-rich foods. The foods prohibited by the Keto diet include: bread, crackers, bagels, cookies, pastries, etc. Processed foods found in boxes and plastic bags ...

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10 Common Causes Of Blood Sugar Spikes

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Unhealthy Food Choices When the body consumes a simple carbohydrate, it responds the same way as if it had consumed sugar. There is no additional nutrition available to slow the absorption of the resulting sugars into the bloodstream and therefore, ...

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What Happens To Your Brain When You Give Up Sugar?

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You may think sugar is pretty easy to spot, but think again! It’s not only cookies, cakes, and donuts that diabetics need to watch out for. Sugar is lurking everywhere, and is difficult to avoid if you don’t know where ...

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Is Your Blood Sugar Affecting Your Mood?

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Yes, your blood sugar can affect your mood. These affects can be short-term due to fluctuations in blood sugar itself, or long-term due to the strain of managing diabetes. Blood sugar swings can cause rapid changes in a person’s mood. ...

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The Glycemic Index & Its Effects On Blood Sugar

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The glycemic index (GI) reveals how a food affects your blood sugar. When you consume carbohydrates, the body converts them into glucose (sugar.) The pancreas releases insulin in order to move the sugar from the bloodstream into the cells where it ...

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The Truth Behind Early Morning High Blood Sugar

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Even when the human body is asleep it requires energy. When the body is awake and needs fuel, it turns to glucose in the muscles. However, in sleep, the muscles are relaxed and unmoving. So instead the body turns to ...

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