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Kick Your Carbohydrate Habit – Here’s How

Man enjoying bowl of veggies

Ah, carbohydrates. We hate to love them! Especially for those of us who struggle with high blood sugar. Why are carbs so craveable? What makes us want them so badly, and why do we have so much trouble giving them ...

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Mindful Eating For Better Blood Sugar

Mindful eating… what does that mean? Being aware of what we are eating, how much we are eating, and when we are full. Another large part of being mindful with eating is acknowledging how food can impact how we feel. ...

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Artificial Sweeteners Do Not Contribute To Weight Loss

Woman adding artificial sweetener to coffee cup

The diet industry hauls in billions of dollars in profits each year. In the quest for perfection, many of us turn to calorie-counting in order to lose weight. This has made zero-calorie sweeteners explode in popularity. Nearly half of American ...

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Skipping Breakfast Makes It Difficult To Manage Diabetes

Healthy omelet in a cast iron skillet

Breakfast, anyone? The answer should be yes! Starting the day off right is essential for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, especially for diabetics. German researchers recently reviewed a collection of study data on the impacts of breakfast on the body. Their ...

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Can’t Eat One More Boring Salad? Mix Things Up!

Vietnamese salad with shrimp

Ah, the salad. Perhaps the single food most associated with ‘eating healthy’ or ‘being on a diet.’ (Also known by many enthusiastic carnivores as an instrument of culinary torture.) While it’s true that salads can be healthful, there is absolutely ...

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Is Unhealthy Snacking Sabotaging Your Diet?

Woman lying on couch eating chips

It’s 2019 and you’re ready for better health. You’ve been putting time and effort into your diet. Grocery shopping for healthy foods, cooking more at home, and eating out less. Great job! A word of warning – if you aren’t ...

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Junk Food Withdrawal – How Our Bodies React When We Quit Sugar

Woman has a headache, not feeling well

Experiencing withdrawal symptoms after quitting certain foods may sound ridiculously dramatic, but it’s all too true. Research has found that after reducing intake of highly processed foods, individuals experienced mood swings, anxiety, headaches, poor quality sleep, and cravings. These symptoms ...

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Healthier Food – Larger Portions

Plate of grilled chicken and roasted vegetables

Science has confirmed that when humans are presented with more food, we consume more food. This phenomenon has been dubbed by some as the ‘portion size effect.’ Believe it or not, when portion sizes are doubled, individuals consume an average ...

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Frozen Fish – Does It Deserve A Place On Your Plate?

Grilled salmon filets

Think frozen foods are second best? It is true that most freezer meals are packed with sodium and frozen desserts are off-limits for diabetics. But believe it or not, there is a frozen food that can actually help manage diabetes… ...

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Food Labels De-Coded – Which Words Really Matter?

Nutrition label

There are seemingly endless descriptors starting to pop up on the labels of our favorite foods. Some supermarkets are even creating entirely new sections in their stores which are fully dedicated to some of these labels. Let’s first define each ...

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