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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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Fiber Lowers Blood Sugar – But Are You Eating Enough?

Selection of foods high in fiber

Fiber serves many purposes for the body. It helps to regulate blood sugar, it prevents the absorption of cholesterol, and promotes gut health and regularity. All of these benefits are especially helpful for individuals with diabetes as it is crucial ...

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Pumpkin Spice Can Still Be Nice With These Low-Carb Recipes

pumpkin soup served inside of a pumpkin

Fall is here! With it comes two words… pumpkin spice. Many diabetics may think that due to high blood sugar, they can’t enjoy this delicious fall flavor. It’s true that the now-infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte is out of the question ...

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The Effects Of Unhealthy Snacking On Health And Blood Sugar

woman eating chips covering her face

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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Do Protein Shakes Encourage Or Prevent Weight Loss?

Scoop of chocolate protein from the container

You see them in commercials on TV, and on shelf after shelf at the supermarket. These days, it may seem that more people are drinking protein shakes than eating actual food! Protein shakes can be helpful in adding nutrients to ...

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Faster Food – Smarter Choices

checken nuggets and sauce

Fast food is everywhere… literally! It’s widely available, convenient, and inexpensive. However, fast foods often contain large amounts of added sugar and are high in saturated fats and trans-fats. This combination is especially dangerous for diabetics as it causes food ...

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