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Plagued By Night-Time Snack Cravings? Here’s Why

midnight snack from the fridge

New research by the John Hopkins School of Medicine found that people are more likely to overeat in the evening hours than at any other time of the day – especially when we’re feeling stressed. The study focused on two ...

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To Improve Diabetes This Year, Cook More Meals At Home In 2018

Three generations cooking together at home

Planning and preparing meals at home can do true wonders for your health in 2018. By eliminating fast food, pre-packaged, and frozen meals, you will drastically reduce your intake of sugar, salt, and preservatives. There is not a single part ...

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Want To Conquer Your Cravings? Add A Little Spice!

Whole red chili peppers and tricolor peppercorns

Ah, food cravings. We all get them, we all try to ignore them, and we’ve all given in a time or two. Did you know that food cravings originate in the parts of the brain that manage feelings of pleasure ...

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You’ve Heard The Words “Eating Clean” – But What Does That Mean?

Fresh vegetable appetizer

“Clean-eating” means eating foods in as close to their natural form as possible. Processed foods found in boxes and bags are out. Vegetables, fruits, meats, seafood, and healthy fats are in. Let’s start with the two most obvious food groups ...

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Top 10 Habits That Improve Health & Blood Sugar

Woman checking her blood sugar

It seems there are endless instructions and rules once you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes. Here are the top 10 ways you can improve your blood sugar, and overall health, on a daily basis. Start the day off right Breakfast is ...

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Make Healthier & Tastier Meals With These Herbs & Spices

Fresh and dried herbs and spices

Salt and pepper… the classic seasonings we add to nearly every meal. But what about the hundreds of herbs and spices just waiting to tantalize your tastebuds? Adding herbs and spices to dishes not only increases flavor, but could make ...

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Could These Foods Help You Live Longer?

Happy older man eating an apple

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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Are Salads Truly The Healthier Choice?

Salad bowl with quinoa, chicken, avocado, tomato

Trying to be healthier by eating salads? While it’s true that vegetables are nutritious, the “salad” most commonly enjoyed here in the U.S. is nothing but lettuce and creamy dressing… and healthy it is not. Salads do have the potential ...

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Keep Your Blood Sugar Stable This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving family meal at the table

Turkey day is almost here! Thanksgiving – an entire day devoted to giving thanks for all that’s good in our lives. A holiday often filled with family, friends, and food. While it’s a day to be enjoyed, diabetics especially can ...

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Polyphenols – How Are They Affecting Your Blood Sugar?

small pots of colorful spices

Are Polyphenols affecting your blood sugar? You likely don’t have any idea, as “polyphenol” is not a word that gets thrown around very often! Polyphenols are naturally-occurring chemicals found in plants. In fact, there are more than 500 types of polyphenols, ...

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