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Fiber Lowers Blood Sugar – But Are You Eating Enough?

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Fiber serves many purposes for the body. It helps to regulate blood sugar, it prevents the absorption of cholesterol, and promotes gut health and regularity. All of these benefits are especially helpful for individuals with diabetes as it is crucial ...

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Top 10 Habits That Improve Health & Blood Sugar

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It seems there are endless instructions and rules once you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes. Here are the top 10 ways you can improve your blood sugar, and overall health, on a daily basis. Start the day off right Breakfast is ...

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Say Cheese – Daily Dairy Can Help Protect Your Heart!

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Say cheese! Science has linked consumption of the delicious dairy delight to a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. In this analysis of 15 different research studies, individuals who regularly consumed cheese were nearly 20% less likely to develop cardiovascular disease, ...

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How Is Cold Weather Affecting Your Blood Sugar?

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Could a change in the weather make an impact on your blood sugar? Believe it or not, it can… and it does! Cold winter weather brings special considerations for blood sugar that we simply don’t have to worry about in ...

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Research Links Drinking Coffee To A Longer Life

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Drinking coffee can lengthen your life! Is that the best news you’ve heard today? New research has found that drinking coffee lowers risk of death and development of heart disease. In the study, the largest reduction in relative risk of death ...

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Science Proves – A Little Exercise Is Better Than None!

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As we age, our risk for heart disease can increase. Physical activity, along with good nutrition, is crucial to reducing heart disease risk. New research found that senior adults who were moderately inactive had a 14% reduction in cardiovascular events ...

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Make Healthier & Tastier Meals With These Herbs & Spices

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Salt and pepper… the classic seasonings we add to nearly every meal. But what about the hundreds of herbs and spices just waiting to tantalize your tastebuds? Adding herbs and spices to dishes not only increases flavor, but could make ...

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Don’t Fall For These Sugar Myths (Your Health Depends On It!)

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There is a lot of information out there about health and about sugar. What should we believe… what’s really true? Let’s address a few myths about sugar. Myth # 1 – “I don’t eat too much sugar.” 75% of individuals ...

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These Simple Food Swaps Can Help Lower Blood Sugar And Body Weight

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  Here are some tasty options that will satisfy you while helping you eat “cleaner”, and that will help you better manage your diabetes.  Mayo Alternatives Instead of mayonnaise on your turkey sandwich, try mashed avocado. Instead of cheese on ...

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Could Social Media Help You Lose Weight?

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Social media as a weight loss tool? It’s true! New research has found that individuals are more likely to achieve success with personal goals when they publicly commit to them. By making that public commitment (on Facebook or Instagram for ...

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