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50% Of American Adults Have Heart Disease – Improve Your Heart Health Now!

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The statistic is sad but true. Half of American adults have cardiovascular diseases like high blood pressure, heart failure, or stroke. Nearly 600,000 people die from heart disease each year. That’s one out of every four deaths in the United ...

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The Best (And Worst) Foods For Heart Health

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Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, killing over 600,000 people every year. We must focus on heart health, especially as diabetics. Having diabetes greatly increases risk of heart disease, heart attack and stroke. ...

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These Colorful Foods Improve Immunity

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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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Can’t Eat One More Boring Salad? Mix Things Up!

Vietnamese salad with shrimp

Ah, the salad. Perhaps the single food most associated with ‘eating healthy’ or ‘being on a diet.’ (Also known by many enthusiastic carnivores as an instrument of culinary torture.) While it’s true that salads can be healthful, there is absolutely ...

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Trick Yourself Into Making Healthier Food Choices

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As mindful diabetics, we are always searching for ways to improve our blood sugar and overall health. The most obvious way to do that is to make healthier food choices. But that ‘simple’ ideal involves more than you may think. ...

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The Unexpected Way Sugar Can Make You Sick

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In recent years, scientific research has begun to reveal the true evils of sugar. Consuming sugar doesn’t just affect your pancreas, insulin, and blood sugar levels. It triggers elevations in blood pressure, cholesterol, and heart rate, as well. Sugar also ...

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Healthier Hearts Linked To Healthier Brains As We Age

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These days, it seems we are maintaining many different parts of our health in an attempt to stay as active as possible. Managing blood sugar, emphasizing heart health, now trying to balance that with brain health… it’s easy to get ...

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Tired After Eating? Find Out Why!

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Why do we often feel tired after eating? Is it the time of day we choose to have our meal? A lack of sleep from the night before? Perhaps even the foods in the meal itself? Any and all of ...

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Junk Food Withdrawal – How Our Bodies React When We Quit Sugar

Woman has a headache, not feeling well

Experiencing withdrawal symptoms after quitting certain foods may sound ridiculously dramatic, but it’s all too true. Research has found that after reducing intake of highly processed foods, individuals experienced mood swings, anxiety, headaches, poor quality sleep, and cravings. These symptoms ...

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New Research Affirms – Red Wine Beneficial For Diabetics

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Recent research has found that drinking a glass of red wine with dinner increases levels of HDL (”good”) cholesterol. What’s more, these results were found in individuals with type II diabetes. Sound too good to be true? Believe it or ...

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