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Who You Dine With May Affect How Much You Eat!

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An interesting thought to ponder, isn’t it? The idea that your dining companions could affect how much you eat. It’s true! New research has found that dining with someone who is overeating makes you more likely to overeat. For example, ...

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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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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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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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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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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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Forgetful? Boost Memory With These Tips

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Can’t remember where you left your keys? Did you forget to put milk on your grocery list… again? Drive right past the gas station on your way home when you noticed this morning that your tank is almost empty? It ...

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Even Short Walks Make A Big Difference!

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Research is now linking regular walks with lower risk of death from diabetes, heart disease, respiratory diseases, and some forms of cancer. While many Americans fall short of the recommended 150 minutes of physical activity per week, the great news ...

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

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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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Sugar Is Deadly- Even For “Healthy” People

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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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