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Is A Bad Night’s Sleep Raising Your Blood Sugar?

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You know the feeling… you wake up groggy, still drowsy, and have to force yourself out of bed to start the day. Well, not only does a bad night’s sleep affect your mood, it can also affect blood sugar. Individuals ...

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New Strategies For Diabetics To Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. It is a progressive brain disease that destroys an individual’s memory, the ability to learn and make decisions, even basic communication and the performance of daily activities. As the disease gradually ...

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Improve Immunity, Blood Pressure, & Diabetes With This Drink!

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There are over 1,500 varieties of tea that fall into 5 main categories: black, oolong, green, white, and pure. Tea can be brewed and consumed hot or cold. The majority of tea drinkers worldwide drink their tea hot. However, here ...

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Are You Making These Low-Carb Lifestyle Mistakes?

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The Ketogenic diet emphasizes eating foods that are high in protein and good fats, while eliminating carb-rich foods. The foods prohibited by the Keto diet include: bread, crackers, bagels, cookies, pastries, etc. Processed foods found in boxes and plastic bags ...

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The Summer Superfoods You Won’t Want To Miss!

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Summer is here! As the weather heats up, you can cool down with a variety of fresh, healthy super foods: AVOCADOS Avocados are packed with delicious fats which have anti-inflammatory properties. These fats, along with the Vitamin E in avocados, ...

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What Happens To Your Brain When You Give Up Sugar?

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You may think sugar is pretty easy to spot, but think again! It’s not only cookies, cakes, and donuts that diabetics need to watch out for. Sugar is lurking everywhere, and is difficult to avoid if you don’t know where ...

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Is Your Blood Sugar Affecting Your Mood?

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Yes, your blood sugar can affect your mood. These affects can be short-term due to fluctuations in blood sugar itself, or long-term due to the strain of managing diabetes. Blood sugar swings can cause rapid changes in a person’s mood. ...

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Fast Food And Diabetes, An Undeniable Connection

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Fast food is everywhere… literally! It’s widely available, convenient, and inexpensive. However, these foods are highly processed, and often contain far too many calories, fat, and sodium. These foods also tend to have little to no nutritional value, vitamins, minerals, ...

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The Truth Behind Early Morning High Blood Sugar

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Even when the human body is asleep it requires energy. When the body is awake and needs fuel, it turns to glucose in the muscles. However, in sleep, the muscles are relaxed and unmoving. So instead the body turns to ...

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How Energy Drinks Affect The Mind & Body

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration considers 400 milligrams of caffeine per day to be “safe.” However, drinking an energy drink is not the same as drinking a coffee or soda. Energy drinks contain up to 500 milligrams of caffeine ...

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