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Healthy Grilling Made Simple For Summer

Family having fun grilling outside together

Summer is here! That means it’s time for a good ole’ backyard barbecue. Gather friends and family, and get the grill ready! Before we get-to-grilling however, there are a few considerations to be made to ensure we aren’t compromising health ...

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The Mediterranean Diet Improves Gut Health

Roasted Mediterranean vegetables

You’ve probably heard of the Mediterranean Diet, and the incredible impact it can have on health. It started when scientists wanted to find out why death from cardiovascular diseases (the number one cause of death in the U.S.) is significantly ...

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What Makes Certain Foods So Addictive?

3 colorful bowls of ice cream

Everyone has certain foods that they absolutely love. What happens with that love for a food turns into a dependency? Is food addiction possible, and if so what makes certain foods more addictive than others? Research is finding that not ...

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Unexpected Protein Sources – Eat More Nuts & Seeds

Selection of nuts and seeds in wooden bowls

Including enough protein in our diets can be a struggle, especially as we get older. Most of us rely on meats like chicken and beef as our main sources of protein. While it’s true that there is nothing wrong with ...

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New Research Proves: Artificial Sweeteners Increase Diabetes Risk

Cup of tea with spoon of sweeter

As traditional sugar gets more and more bad press from health researchers, people are turning to artificial sweeteners. In the U.S., 40% of adults and 25% of children report consuming artificial sweeteners on a daily basis. Many use these sweeteners ...

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Enjoy Pasta Dishes Without The Blood Sugar Spike – Try Zoodles!

Bowl of zucchini noodles with tomatos

Almost nothing beats a big bowl of spaghetti, am I right? Warm noodles in a tasty sauce… it hits you right in the comfort-food zone. After being diagnosed with high blood sugar, you may think you have to say goodbye ...

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Feeling Down? These Foods & Recipes Can Boost Your Mood!

Piece of dark chocolate with nuts

Does eating make you happy? For most of us, the answer is a resounding “Yes!” Most of the time, the level of happiness we derive from our meal depends on what we are eating. Believe it or not, there are ...

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Net Carbs – How Are They Affecting Your Blood Sugar?

Superfood sandwich

Let’s talk about carbs, baby! We know that not all carbs are created equal. We’ve got simple/refined carbs, we’ve got complex carbs, and … we have net carbs. You may have heard them called “digestible carbs.” This refers to a ...

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Could Taking A Nap Help You Conquer Sugar Cravings?

"Smiling" dog napping on bed

The National Sleep Foundation recommends adults get 7-9 hours of sleep every night. So, what happens when we don’t get enough sleep? New research has shown that getting less than 7 hours of sleep per night can put you at ...

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Fiber Lowers Blood Sugar – But Are You Eating Enough?

Selection of foods high in fiber

Fiber serves many purposes for the body. It helps to regulate blood sugar, it prevents the absorption of cholesterol, and promotes gut health and regularity. All of these benefits are especially helpful for individuals with diabetes as it is crucial ...

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