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Cook Meals At Home To Reduce Stress & Anxiety

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Feeling stressed or anxious after a long day? Research has found that coming home and preparing a meal can significantly lower that stress and anxiety! How you ask? Your mind becomes occupied with the task at hand – finding a ...

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Research Finds Coffee Fights High Blood Sugar

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Are you a coffee lover? If not, you may want to give that cup o’ Joe a second look, especially if you’re a type II diabetic. New research has revealed one way in which the caffeine in coffee helps to ...

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Try This Simple Trick To Prevent Over-Eating

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Believe it or not, a study conducted at the Cornell Food and Brand Lab found that spending time in a cluttered, chaotic kitchen can cause people to consume more calories. Who could’ve ever imagined? A clean kitchen could be a ...

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Could Taking A Nap Help You Conquer Sugar Cravings?

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The National Sleep Foundation recommends adults get 7-9 hours of sleep every night. So, what happens when we don’t get enough sleep? New research has shown that getting less than 7 hours of sleep per night can put you at ...

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Are These Bad Habits Affecting Your Health?

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Late-Night Tech Cell phones, tablets, computers, and TVs all give off light, and that light can give you a lot of trouble when trying to fall asleep. It stimulates, rather than relaxes your brain.  It’s far better to read a ...

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Did You Know Diabetes Can Affect Your Skin?

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High blood sugar affects every body process from the pancreas, to the brain, even the skin! Caring for your skin is an integral part of managing diabetes. Establish yourself with a Dermatologist (skin doctor.) It is recommended to have a ...

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Lower Your Blood Sugar By Managing Stress

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When trying to determine the factors that increase risk of Type II diabetes, researchers have studied everything from genetics to nutrition; from level of physical activity to family history of diabetes. Science has found that while genetic factors may play ...

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Fed Up With The Fad? What It Really Means To Be Gluten-Free

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Have you seen the letters GF on food products and restaurant menus? You may know that the letters GF stand for Gluten-Free. However, the true meaning behind those letters can be elusive. Is it just another snooty diet that makes ...

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This New Device Could Mean Less Finger Pricks!

Woman pricking finger to measure blood sugar

Checking your blood sugar is a pain – literally. Throughout the day, diabetics have to prick their fingers to monitor their sugar levels. At healthy, optimal function, the pancreas should release enough insulin to maintain sugar levels at around 100 ...

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Raise Your Glass to the Health Benefits of Red Wine for Diabetics

Red wine has health benefits for diabetics

In recent years, research has found that drinking red wine has several potential health benefits. Is that the best news you’ve heard so far today? While most enjoy a glass while socializing or to de-stress, red wine could now be ...

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