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A Healthy Relationship With Food Is Essential To Diabetes Management

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Food is the fuel that keeps your body running. Food is also a social thing; it should be fun, delicious and joyful! Finding the balance between eating what you need and eating what you want is essential for keeping blood ...

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New Research Reveals Link Between Gut Bacteria And Obesity

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Science is now investigating whether gut health could also be a proponent of obesity. When gut bacteria break down food, chemicals are released into the body. Certain chemicals may prompt the production of fat cells, according to new research. In ...

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Shocking Report – 40% Increase In Diabetes Diagnoses Worldwide!

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According to a new report, global diabetes increased by 40% between 2014 and 2016. There was a 69% increase in North and South America in 2016 alone! There are now over 420 million people worldwide who have diabetes. According to ...

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These “Good Habits” Are Spiking Your Blood Sugar

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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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Is A Bad Night’s Sleep Raising Your Blood Sugar?

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You know the feeling… you wake up groggy, still drowsy, and have to force yourself out of bed to start the day. Well, not only does a bad night’s sleep affect your mood, it can also affect blood sugar. Individuals ...

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New Strategies For Diabetics To Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. It is a progressive brain disease that destroys an individual’s memory, the ability to learn and make decisions, even basic communication and the performance of daily activities. As the disease gradually ...

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Don’t Forget Your Fiber!

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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 diabetics as it is crucial to control ...

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Research Proves Healthy Fats Cut Heart Disease Risk

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For decades, fat was made out to be the enemy of health. However, science is now changing the way we view fat as a part of a healthy diet. Like protein, fat is an essential nutrient. The body needs fat ...

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Is Broccoli The New Secret Weapon For Fighting Diabetes?

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Broccoli… everyone’s favorite vegetable, right? Who knew that when your parents forced you to eat it, they were doing you a favor! This cruciferous veggie has many healthy properties, one of which has been found to lower blood sugar directly. ...

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

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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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