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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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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

Fried egg in bowl with knife and fork on wooden table

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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Cauliflower Craze – Lower Blood Sugar With This Incredible Ingredient

Roasted cauliflower steak

Cauliflower rice, cauliflower pizza crust, even cauliflower mac and cheese… it’s pretty clear that there is a cauliflower craze going on around the country. As more and more people choose to live a lower carb lifestyle, more hearts are being ...

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‘Cool As A Cucumber’ – Health Benefits Of This Refreshing Veggie

Glasses filled with cucumber infused water

The common cucumber… turns out to not be so common when it comes to health benefits. From soothing the skin, to providing cardiovascular and antioxidant boosts, even reducing risk for certain cancers – this versatile vegetable has quite the résumé! ...

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The Mushroom – This Humble Fungus Is The Next Big Superfood

Bowl of mushrooms with herbs

Are you a fungi fan? If not, it’s time to give mushrooms another chance. Not only are they a great addition to recipes from a flavor standpoint, they also go a long way in upping the nutrition factor. Mushrooms as ...

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Enjoy Pasta Dishes Without The Blood Sugar Spike – Try Zoodles!

Bowl of zucchini noodles with tomatos

Almost nothing beats a big bowl of spaghetti, am I right? Warm noodles in a tasty sauce… it hits you right in the comfort-food zone. After being diagnosed with high blood sugar, you may think you have to say goodbye ...

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What Happens When Your “Low-Carb” Diet… Isn’t?

whole wheat pasta noodles with veggies and cheese

So, you think you’re eating a low-carb/low-sugar diet? You may be surprised to learn that you are likely consuming far more carbohydrates and sugars than you think you are. Now, not all sugars are created equal. For example, natural sugars, ...

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Feeling Down? These Foods & Recipes Can Boost Your Mood!

Piece of dark chocolate with nuts

Does eating make you happy? For most of us, the answer is a resounding “Yes!” Most of the time, the level of happiness we derive from our meal depends on what we are eating. Believe it or not, there are ...

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To Improve Diabetes This Year, Cook More Meals At Home In 2018

Three generations cooking together at home

Planning and preparing meals at home can do true wonders for your health in 2018. By eliminating fast food, pre-packaged, and frozen meals, you will drastically reduce your intake of sugar, salt, and preservatives. There is not a single part ...

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