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How Exercise Affects Blood Sugar and Heals Diabetes

Exercise is vital in achieving and maintaining healthy blood sugar levels. Regular physical activity contributes nearly countless positive effects on your health, especially for those with diabetes. Included below are just a few of these benefits: Helps your body make ...

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Why Coconut Oil?

There are many varieties of oils available for cooking in grocery stores today. Many people already have a preference as to which they prefer to use, but is it the healthiest option?  Research is showing more and more that coconut ...

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The Discovery of Type 3 Diabetes

In 2005 when Dr. Suzanne de la Monte, a neuropathologist at Brown University, reported that Alzheimer’s disease was a form of diabetes, there was much skepticism from the medical community.  But since then the evidence has been overwhelming and now ...

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Why Buy Organic

Organic foods, cleaners and beauty products have been lining store shelves more and more in the past several years.  The demand for organic products was not what it is today, however more people are catching on.  Some would like to eat ...

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10 Diabetes Myths

If you or someone close to you has recently been diagnosed with diabetes, you might find yourself overwhelmed with the amount of information and even misinformation written about the disease.  In this information age, it’s easy to become confused.  Depending ...

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Eat Butter!

It may sound strange to you to be encouraged to eat more butter. After all, many of us grew up being told that butter is bad for us, it’s full of fat, it’ll clog our arteries, and so on. However, ...

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Water vs. Soda

Most of us have heard that we should be drinking more water, as our bodies are largely comprised of it. For some, drinking water comes naturally. Others may need more convincing, particularly if drinking water has not been a habit ...

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An Introduction To GMO’s

Genetically Modified Organisms, commonly referred to as GMOs, are a big topic of concern in the American food industry. Why? The reason is that they are completely unnatural and do not occur ANYWHERE in nature. So what’s the problem? The ...

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How Lack of Sleep Affects The Body And Those with Diabetes

Sleep plays a critical part in the body’s overall condition. Sleep deprivation (not getting enough sleep) can lead to serious medical problems including: Heart attack Heart failure Cardiovascular disease Irregular heartbeat Stroke High blood pressure Diabetes Some studies have estimated ...

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Add Some Sweetness to Your Life… Without Sugar!

The first thing a physician usually says after diagnosing a patient with diabetes is “No more sugar!” Diabetics must continually be on the lookout for obvious sugars and hidden sugars in the foods they eat in an effort to stay ...

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