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Harmful Effects Of Crash Diets On Your Body & Blood Sugar

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The “hard-boiled egg diet”, the “cabbage soup diet”, the “water with maple syrup and cayenne pepper diet”… any of these sound familiar? These are known as “crash” or fad diets. Basically, you severely restrict your calorie intake and deprive yourself ...

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Could This Diet Protect Your Brain From Dementia?

Whole fish baked with veggies and lemon

The connection between high blood sugar and Alzheimer’s dementia is so strong, that some researchers have now begun to refer to Alzheimer’s as “Type III diabetes.” If diabetes is not well controlled, excess sugar remains in the blood stream. However, ...

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Surprise! These 10 Things Help People Stay Thin

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Do you think it’s the fitness membership, the XYZ diet, or maybe just good genes? How do some people seem to stay thin with nearly no effort? Here are a few surprising factors than can help people stay slim! Living ...

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How To Make The Perfect Salad – In A Jar!

Mason jar salads are everywhere on the internet… and now it’s time to put them in your own refrigerator! Your mason jars need to be wide-mouthed with tight-fitting lids in order to keep your salad fresh. For an entrée salad, ...

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The Journey Of The Avocado To Super-Food Stardom

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Avocados are a shining example of an ancient superfood. The avocado is thought to have been named by the Aztecs. Their word for testicle, “ahuacatl” is quite similar to the word “avocado” and it is believed that the shape of ...

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Plagued By Night-Time Snack Cravings? Here’s Why

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New research by the John Hopkins School of Medicine found that people are more likely to overeat in the evening hours than at any other time of the day – especially when we’re feeling stressed. The study focused on two ...

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Net Carbs – How Are They Affecting Your Blood Sugar?

Superfood sandwich

Let’s talk about carbs, baby! We know that not all carbs are created equal. We’ve got simple/refined carbs, we’ve got complex carbs, and … we have net carbs. You may have heard them called “digestible carbs.” This refers to a ...

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To Improve Diabetes This Year, Cook More Meals At Home In 2018

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Planning and preparing meals at home can do true wonders for your health in 2018. By eliminating fast food, pre-packaged, and frozen meals, you will drastically reduce your intake of sugar, salt, and preservatives. There is not a single part ...

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Want To Conquer Your Cravings? Add A Little Spice!

Whole red chili peppers and tricolor peppercorns

Ah, food cravings. We all get them, we all try to ignore them, and we’ve all given in a time or two. Did you know that food cravings originate in the parts of the brain that manage feelings of pleasure ...

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You’ve Heard The Words “Eating Clean” – But What Does That Mean?

Fresh vegetable appetizer

“Clean-eating” means eating foods in as close to their natural form as possible. Processed foods found in boxes and bags are out. Vegetables, fruits, meats, seafood, and healthy fats are in. Let’s start with the two most obvious food groups ...

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