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Do Artificial Sweeteners Help Or Hurt Weight Loss?

Man putting artificial sweetener in his tea

As the evils of sugar come farther and farther into the light, people are turning to artificial alternatives to get their “sweet fix.” In the U.S., 40% of adults and 25% of children report consuming artificial sweeteners on a daily ...

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30 Day Sugar Detox – Could You Do It?

No sugar spelled in magnetic letters

10% of people in the U.S. are addicted to sugar. The word addiction is no accident; studies now suggest that sugar induces a reward stimulus in the brain similar to that of illegal drugs. This makes the brain dependent upon ...

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These “Good Habits” Are Spiking Your Blood Sugar

glass of orange juice and fresh orange on wooden table

You may think that managing diabetes is basic: don’t eat sugar, exercise, take your medication… sound familiar? The road to health can be tricky, however. Diabetics may think they are doing their blood sugar a favor, but some “healthy habits” ...

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Use These 5 Tips To Cut More Sugar From Your Diet

Grandmother eating with family

Know Sugar When You See It Don’t let the name “sugar” fool you. Corn syrup, dextrose, fructose, sucrose, maltose, maltodextrin, all are sugars and all should be avoided. Check your food and beverage labels carefully. You may think sugar is ...

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Pumpkin Bars

You will love these Pumpkin Bars.  When you serve these you are guaranteed oooh’s and ahh’s. We used our Diabetic Kitchen Nut Butter Cookie Mix as our base.  What!  Yes, we did. Instead of butter we use Farmers Market Organic ...

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Slow Cooker: Smokey Collard Greens

Cleaning and trimming collard greens takes the most “difficult” part of this recipe. After that, it’s easy. For years I stayed away from collard greens recipes. Didn’t make them or eat them growing up so why venture into unknown waters! ...

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Almost Mac ‘n Cheese

Without question this is Vic’s favorite side.  He wants it with everything!  A few weeks ago we were having King Crab and he wanted it.  I had to put my foot down and just say no!  That does not go ...

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Avocado Dip

This dip is so good you will want to eat it by the spoonfuls.  Dip it, thin it for a salad dressing or add it to your chicken salad. FOODS THAT HEAL IN THIS RECIPE: Greek Yogurt – Unsweetened, full ...

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