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Keep Your Blood Sugar Stable This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving family meal at the table

Turkey day is almost here! Thanksgiving – an entire day devoted to giving thanks for all that’s good in our lives. A holiday often filled with family, friends, and food. While it’s a day to be enjoyed, diabetics especially can ...

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Meals vs. Snacks – The Difference Can Have A Powerful Effect

Variety of snacks on wooden table

Meals vs. snacks – do you view them differently? Is a “snack food” more likely to be something that spikes your blood sugar? Do you try harder to make better choices for “meals” or are they an excuse to enjoy ...

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Polyphenols – How Are They Affecting Your Blood Sugar?

small pots of colorful spices

Are Polyphenols affecting your blood sugar? You likely don’t have any idea, as “polyphenol” is not a word that gets thrown around very often! Polyphenols are naturally-occurring chemicals found in plants. In fact, there are more than 500 types of polyphenols, ...

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Still Hungry? Eat More Of These Filling Foods

avocado on toast with tomatoes

You just had breakfast an hour ago, and now you’re hungry again! Sound familiar? Well, if you’re noshing on sugary breakfast cereal, or granola bars, it makes sense – your body is craving nutritious food to use as fuel. Eating ...

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Pumpkin Spice Can Still Be Nice With These Low-Carb Recipes

pumpkin soup served inside of a pumpkin

Fall is here! With it comes two words… pumpkin spice. Many diabetics may think that due to high blood sugar, they can’t enjoy this delicious fall flavor. It’s true that the now-infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte is out of the question ...

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Aging Affects Immunity – How To Protect Your Health As You Get Older

Older man sick in bed taking his temperature

As we age, our immune systems can weaken. This makes us more susceptible to everything from the common cold to strep throat, to heart disease and cancer. This decrease in immunity is caused by a few factors. Firstly, the body ...

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Surprise! 10 Sugary Foods You Thought Were Healthy

Glass of orange juice and sliced fresh orange

You’re trying to make positive choices to benefit your health and blood sugar levels. However, sugar is sneaking its way into your diet – under the guise of “healthy” products! Here are 10 foods you thought were healthy, but could ...

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Do You Make These Mistakes When You Buy Olive Oil?

Best tips we ever learned… plus the oil we like best for flavor, freshness, and nutrition Mistake #1: Buying stale olive oil “off the shelf.” Olive oil, unlike wine, does not get better with age. Like milk, eggs, meat, and many ...

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New Research – Olive Lovers Enjoy Better Health & Blood Sugar!

Olive oil and olives in glass bowls

People have been reaping the benefits of olives for thousands of years. Olive trees are native to the Mediterranean, as is the olive’s reputation for delicious flavor and better health. Many studies have shown that death from cardiovascular diseases (the ...

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Sugar Is Deadly- Even For “Healthy” People

Sugar cubes in wooden spoon

Did you think sugar was something only diabetics had to worry about? Well… think again! A new study by researchers from the University of Surrey found that for otherwise “healthy” individuals, levels of fat in the blood and in the ...

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