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Take The Boring Out Of Breakfast With These Amazing Egg Hacks!

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Breakfast is and will always be the most important meal of the day. It’s especially important for individuals with type 2 diabetes. Research has found time and again that those who skip breakfast experience blood sugar spikes throughout the remainder ...

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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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Polyphenols – How Are They Affecting Your Blood Sugar?

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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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Are You Getting Enough Of This Crucial Vitamin?

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Have you heard of the “sunshine” vitamin? It’s… vitamin D! Vitamin D is produced by the body when the skin is exposed to sunlight. The body does not require a huge amount of vitamin D, in fact, about five minutes ...

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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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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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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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Does Eating Really Relieve Stress?

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“Emotional eating” is triggered by stress, causing you to consume larger portions, or more unhealthy foods than you normally would. Food is the fuel that keeps the body running. Food is also a social thing; it should be fun, delicious ...

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