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Probiotics, Prebiotics… What’s the Difference?

Bacteria in the gut

The home of an estimated 100 trillion organisms, the gut is the “second brain” of the body. Simply put, a healthy digestive system is essential. As a result, it’s important to balance our gut bacteria in order for our bodies ...

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Discover the Power of Fiber – A Diabetic’s Ultimate BFF!

Selection of foods rich in fiber

Fiber – what’s not to love? Found in a variety of foods, fiber is crucial to good health. This is especially true for individuals with diabetes. In fact, fiber actively helps to lower blood glucose. Fiber has a strong effect ...

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If You’re Looking To Prevent Weight Gain – Go Nuts!

Mixed nuts in bowl on wooden table

Nuts – one of the most underrated foods when it comes to improving one’s health. Especially for those trying to improve heart health and diabetes. Achieving a healthy body weight is also a struggle for many on their journey to ...

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These Colorful Foods Improve Immunity

Selection of colorful veggies like a rainbow

Eating for immunity. While the concept may sound strange, it’s true! The foods we eat can have a huge impact on how our immune systems keep us healthy. How you ask? An astounding 80% of the body’s immune system is ...

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Which Fats Are Good & Which Should Be Avoided

Collection of healthy fat foods on cutting board

Listen up people – it’s okay to eat fats! Not only should eating healthy fats be accepted, it should be encouraged. But wait… aren’t fatty foods unhealthy because they cause heart disease? No! Decades ago, the sugar industry paid off ...

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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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Is Unhealthy Snacking Sabotaging Your Diet?

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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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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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Stabilize Blood Sugar Naturally With These Tips

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Feeling helpless in the fight against high blood sugar? Do you think you should just take your diabetes medications and not worry about it? Wrong! Read on, and learn how to start enjoying lower blood sugar… naturally! Be Informed Learn ...

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Lower Blood Sugar With These Delicious Fall Super-Foods!

Bowl of pumpkin soup in blue bowl

Ah, fall. The leaves are turning color, the air is cooling, and some seriously delicious foods are now in season. Let’s review a few of these super-foods and how they can benefit blood sugar. And check out a few recipe ...

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