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Could These Foods Help You Live Longer?

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Food fuels the body. It can also heal the body, and now research is showing that certain foods can even extend the length (and quality) of our lives! Berries, olives, fish, vegetables, dairy, nuts, and whole grains have all been ...

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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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Is Your Diet Missing These 7 Important Nutrients?

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Nutritional newsflash – the majority of American diets are missing seven or more essential nutrients! Before you reach for that bottle of supplements, why not try eating those missing nutrients for breakfast, lunch and dinner instead? Yes, the best way ...

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Meals vs. Snacks – The Difference Can Have A Powerful Effect

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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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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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Surprise! 10 Sugary Foods You Thought Were Healthy

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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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How Is Type 2 Diabetes Damaging Your Body?

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At healthy, optimal function, the pancreas should release enough insulin to maintain sugar levels at around 100 milligrams per deciliter of blood. In people with Type II diabetes, the body is no longer able to use insulin properly because cells ...

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Should Diabetics Exercise Differently?

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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”

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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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This Is Your Brain On A Diet

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45 million Americans go on a diet each year. What many of them don’t know is that their brains are controlling those diets! The brain regulates body weight and body fat in an effort to keep the body safe and ...

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