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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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This ‘Health Food’ Can Contain As Much Sugar As A Soda!

Four pack of yogurt

A recent study found that most yogurts contain more sugar than you might imagine – and definitely more sugar than you need! Only 80 out of 900 yogurt brands in the study were classified as ‘low in sugar’ (meaning they ...

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Science Proves – Fight Inflammation, Reduce Chronic Disease

Man suffering from knee joint inflammation and pain

Research has found that inflammation is the root cause of many chronic illnesses, and preventing inflammation is absolutely paramount in living the healthy lives we all desire. Inflammation itself is one of the human body’s defensive responses, but when it ...

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Eat More Garlic To Benefit Blood Sugar & Overall Health

Bulbs of garlic in wooden bowl on table

Garlic has been treasured throughout ancient and modern history. Not only as a culinary ingredient, but for its medicinal properties and positive effects on health! The Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, and Chinese all documented their love of utilizing garlic for better ...

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Fruits Can Cause Weight Gain? It’s True – But Only If You Drink Them

Glass jars filled with fruit juices

Fruits are healthy and healthy foods shouldn’t make you gain weight… right?” The key in this case is the way in which fruits are consumed. A recent study that found that drinking fruit juice (yes, even 100% juice) actually contributes to weight ...

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Food Labels De-Coded – Which Words Really Matter?

Nutrition label

There are seemingly endless descriptors starting to pop up on the labels of our favorite foods. Some supermarkets are even creating entirely new sections in their stores which are fully dedicated to some of these labels. Let’s first define each ...

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‘Farm To Table’ – What This Phenomenon Could Mean For Your Health

Selection of fresh fruits and veggies at Farmer's Market

Have you heard the words farm-to-table and wondered what they mean? The farm-to-table movement is an effort to use more locally sourced foods, purchased directly from the farmer or producer. It’s gained a ton of momentum with chefs and foodies, ...

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Becoming a Supermarket Sleuth – Tips & Tricks For Shopping Healthy

Young woman comparing produce at grocery store

Do you dread grocery shopping?  It’s so time-consuming, and can be difficult when it comes to making the right choices for your blood sugar. Never fear, if you are in search of the shopping solution – check out these tips ...

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One Egg A Day Could Reduce Your Risk Of Heart Disease

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In the past, eggs have been considered unhealthy by some due to their cholesterol content. It is true that one egg contains about 200 mg of cholesterol, which is a large amount compared to the majority of other foods out ...

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