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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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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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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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Are You Getting Enough Of This Crucial Vitamin?

Man taking pill at kitchen table

Have you heard of the “sunshine” vitamin? It’s… vitamin D! Vitamin D is produced by the body when the skin is exposed to sunlight. The body does not require a huge amount of vitamin D, in fact, about five minutes ...

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Should Diabetics Exercise Differently?

mature couple in the gym

Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, especially for diabetics. Exercise burns off excess sugar in your bloodstream by diverting it as fuel for your muscles. It’s an excellent way to lower your blood sugar naturally. There are ...

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Sharpen Your Mind With These “Foods For Focus”

older man writing with pencil and paper

We could all do with a little mental sharpening, am I right? There are days where we just don’t feel as awake and alert as usual, like we’re walking around in a fog. The good news is, there are ways ...

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