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Are You Pre-Diabetic? Make These Changes Now!

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According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 84 million American adults—more than 1 out of 3—have prediabetes. Of those with prediabetes, 90% don’t know they have it. Prediabetes puts you at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, ...

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The Health Dangers Of Yo-Yo Dieting

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The health effects of being overweight or obese are numerous… and very serious. Weight loss is a multi-billion dollar industry, as many individuals set out to lose weight and live a healthy lifestyle. Losing some weight can help lower blood ...

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The Effects Of Unhealthy Snacking On Health And Blood Sugar

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Everyone loves snack foods! They’re convenient, inexpensive, and everything our food cravings are made of. However, these foods are usually highly processed, and often contain far too many calories, unhealthy fat, sugars, and sodium. These foods also tend to have ...

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Eating Makes Your Brain Happy-Make Your Body Happy, Too!

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New research shows that eating certain foods causes the brain to release endorphins, or “happiness hormones.” Researchers measured participants’ brain activity after they ate pizza. The scans were repeated after participants consumed a liquid meal containing the same amount of ...

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Are These Bad Habits Affecting Your Health?

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Late-Night Tech Cell phones, tablets, computers, and TVs all give off light, and that light can give you a lot of trouble when trying to fall asleep. It stimulates, rather than relaxes your brain.  It’s far better to read a ...

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Heal Your Gut (And Your Body) With These Tips!

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New research has shown that the foods we eat directly affect the bacteria in our gut, thereby having a powerful impact on the health of the entire body. When your gut works better, your body works better. The home of ...

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These Food “Trends” Are Worth A Second Look

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These days, it seems there are always new products being put on the shelves, and new trends being discussed in blogs. Gluten-free, paleo, Mediterranean, shakes, crackers, cookies, etc. Food trends are everywhere. There are a few food trends, however, that ...

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Blood Sugar-Spiking Meds In Your Medicine Cabinet?

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Diabetics know to keep a close eye out for things that trigger blood sugar spikes. Stay away from refined sugar, and empty carbs wherever they may hide. But have you considered them hiding in your medicine cabinet? Cough, cold, headache, ...

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Stay Cool This Summer With These Hydrating Foods

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Cucumber contains the highest water content of any solid food – 96.7% in fact! Delicious in salads, sliced for dipping in hummus or pesto, or pureed with yogurt, ice cubes, and a touch of mint for a cool summer soup! ...

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These 5 Lifestyle Habits Will Change Your Blood Sugar

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Keep a close, constant eye on your health. Meet with your physician regularly, at least twice a year. Know your goal blood sugar and A1C levels. Test your blood sugar regularly, write down your results, and when you meet with ...

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