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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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Simple Snacks To Stabilize Blood Sugar

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Trying to avoid a snack attack? Diabetics deserve simple, quick snacks that won’t spike blood sugar. Don’t worry, we’ve got your back! Snack foods are usually highly processed. This means they often contain far too many calories, unhealthy fat, sugars, ...

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What’s New In Diabetes Management? Focus On The Individual!

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Finally! Healthcare providers are shifting the focus of care to the needs of patients as individuals. This is a monumental change from the mindset of “Every patient with ABC is treated with the XYZ plan of care.” Instead of automatically ...

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Artificial Sweeteners Do Not Contribute To Weight Loss

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The diet industry hauls in billions of dollars in profits each year. In the quest for perfection, many of us turn to calorie-counting in order to lose weight. This has made zero-calorie sweeteners explode in popularity. Nearly half of American ...

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Skipping Breakfast Makes It Difficult To Manage Diabetes

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

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

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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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