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The Amazing Avocado-What Makes It Such a Superfood?

Avocados- is it the mild, nutty taste, the creamy texture, or that singular green color that makes us love them so? All three are great reasons, but there are many, many more reasons to love the simple, yet wonderful avocado. ...

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Metabolism-Boosting Foods You May Not Know About

Here are healthy foods that boost metabolism

Metabolism is defined as the process through which chemical changes in living cells create energy. Basically, metabolism is the rate at which your body converts the foods you eat into fuel. This fuel is then used for everything from the ...

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This New Device Could Mean Less Finger Pricks!

Woman pricking finger to measure blood sugar

Checking your blood sugar is a pain – literally. Throughout the day, diabetics have to prick their fingers to monitor their sugar levels. At healthy, optimal function, the pancreas should release enough insulin to maintain sugar levels at around 100 ...

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Improve Your Blood Sugar With These Everyday Foods

foods that are good for blood sugar

Apples “An apple a day keeps the doctor away!” Apples can lower blood sugar, and reduce the risk of heart disease. Researchers believe these effects are due to the high concentrations of quercetin (an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory enzyme.) In fact, ...

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Raise Your Glass to the Health Benefits of Red Wine for Diabetics

Red wine has health benefits for diabetics

In recent years, research has found that drinking red wine has several potential health benefits. Is that the best news you’ve heard so far today? While most enjoy a glass while socializing or to de-stress, red wine could now be ...

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Enjoy Your Hot Chocolate But Drink It Healthy

Healthy hot chocolate for diabetics

Who doesn’t love to sit next to the fire with a mug of hot chocolate on a chilly night? Well, what we would consider a tempting treat, may be better for your health than you think! The health benefits of ...

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Infographic: Diabetes In The United States

A Snapshot of Diabetes

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Baby It’s Cold Outside – How to Care for Your Feet This Winter

cold feet in front of fire

Individuals with diabetes must take good care of their feet, especially during the cold winter months. Diabetes can affect the health of your feet in several ways. Diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage) can cause you to lose feeling in your feet. ...

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Can Probiotics Really Lower Blood Sugar?

Probiotics are live bacteria that stimulate the growth of helpful microorganisms, especially those in your gut. While we may recognize bacteria as a bad thing that can cause disease, it also occurs naturally in the human body. There are the ...

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Tired of Being Tired? How to Get Your Energy Back

senior woman with diabetes battling fatigue

The impact of diabetes on the body can cause all manner of issues, one being diabetes fatigue. Symptoms of diabetes fatigue include overwhelming feelings of exhaustion, a near constant state of weariness, lack of energy, and a decline in motivation ...

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