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What Happens To Your Brain When You Give Up Sugar?

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You may think sugar is pretty easy to spot, but think again! It’s not only cookies, cakes, and donuts that diabetics need to watch out for. Sugar is lurking everywhere, and is difficult to avoid if you don’t know where ...

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How Energy Drinks Affect The Mind & Body

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration considers 400 milligrams of caffeine per day to be “safe.” However, drinking an energy drink is not the same as drinking a coffee or soda. Energy drinks contain up to 500 milligrams of caffeine ...

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Use These 5 Tips To Cut More Sugar From Your Diet

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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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Crush Sugar Cravings With These Key Tips

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Science is continually revealing more and more reasons to stay away from sugar, especially for individuals with diabetes. Increased risks of diabetes complications, heart disease, and cancer have been connected to the consumption of sugar. Everyone knows that in order ...

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The Best Sugar Substitutes for People with Diabetes

Has sugar gone from being a frequent guest at your house to one that rarely seems to cross the threshold? Perhaps sugar has been relegated to the “foods to avoid” list in your home. If sugar is something you have ...

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