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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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Surprise! 5 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight

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You’ve eaten salad every day, tossed your ice cream in the garbage, and got the gym membership… but you aren’t losing weight. Sound familiar? It’s frustrating. You feel like the only one who can’t reach their goal. You start to ...

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Faster Food – Smarter Choices

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Fast food is everywhere… literally! It’s widely available, convenient, and inexpensive. However, fast foods often contain large amounts of added sugar and are high in saturated fats and trans-fats. This combination is especially dangerous for diabetics as it causes food ...

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Processed Foods Linked To Depression In New Study

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An estimated 300 million people around the world suffer with depression. Most of them do not associate their symptoms with their diets. However, science is now linking diet and depression and is finding success in using diet to help treat depression and ...

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Are You Making These Low-Carb Lifestyle Mistakes?

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The Ketogenic diet emphasizes eating foods that are high in protein and good fats, while eliminating carb-rich foods. The foods prohibited by the Keto diet include: bread, crackers, bagels, cookies, pastries, etc. Processed foods found in boxes and plastic bags ...

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Dieting With Diabetes – Do’s & Don’ts

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Diet is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “the kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats.” However, to most people, the word diet refers to a restricting one’s food intake, usually with the goal of weight ...

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Do You Know The Difference Between Carbs & Sugars?

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Diabetics know to avoid sugar; but are also told to “watch their carbs.” What is the difference between carbs and sugars? Are there certain carbs and sugars that are better for you than others? Let’s investigate the difference between the ...

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Diabetes and Alzheimer’s – New Research Suggests a Connection

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When blood sugar is too high, as occurs in uncontrolled diabetes, the extra sugar can cause damage to nerves and organs as blood circulates throughout the body. Cardiovascular disease, stroke, even blindness are associated with diabetes due to prolonged high ...

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Why Diet Matters for People with Diabetes

Are you genetically predisposed to have diabetes? What if you are already experiencing, or have a high chance of developing other complications known to be influenced by diabetes? The statistics tell us close to 26 million people (that’s over 8% ...

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