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Food Labels De-Coded – Which Words Really Matter?

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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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Unexpected Protein Sources – Eat More Nuts & Seeds

Selection of nuts and seeds in wooden bowls

Including enough protein in our diets can be a struggle, especially as we get older. Most of us rely on meats like chicken and beef as our main sources of protein. While it’s true that there is nothing wrong with ...

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Encourage Kids & Grandkids To Eat Healthier With These Tips

Children eating together at school

Diabetics know that positive food choices are essential to our health… but what about that of our children or grandchildren? Do you have picky eaters, or sneaky snackers? It is so important to foster healthy choices in childhood, as those ...

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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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How To Make The Perfect Salad – In A Jar!

Mason jar salads are everywhere on the internet… and now it’s time to put them in your own refrigerator! Your mason jars need to be wide-mouthed with tight-fitting lids in order to keep your salad fresh. For an entrée salad, ...

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Still Hungry? Eat More Of These Filling Foods

avocado on toast with tomatoes

You just had breakfast an hour ago, and now you’re hungry again! Sound familiar? Well, if you’re noshing on sugary breakfast cereal, or granola bars, it makes sense – your body is craving nutritious food to use as fuel. Eating ...

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Do Protein Shakes Encourage Or Prevent Weight Loss?

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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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Is The Protein In Your Diet Leading To Higher Blood Sugar?

slices of poultry, beef, fish on wooden cutting board

Protein is essential to the body, down to the cellular level. Did you know that your nails and hair are made mostly of protein? The body uses protein to build and repair muscle tissue, cartilage, skin, even the blood. Protein is ...

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Are You Making These Low-Carb Lifestyle Mistakes?

roasted avocado slices wrapped in bacon

The Ketogenic diet emphasizes eating foods that are high in protein and good fats, while eliminating carb-rich foods. The foods prohibited by the Keto diet include: bread, crackers, bagels, cookies, pastries, etc. Processed foods found in boxes and plastic bags ...

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