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Unexpected Protein Sources – Eat More Nuts & Seeds

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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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New Research Proves: Artificial Sweeteners Increase Diabetes Risk

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As traditional sugar gets more and more bad press from health researchers, people are turning to artificial sweeteners. In the U.S., 40% of adults and 25% of children report consuming artificial sweeteners on a daily basis. Many use these sweeteners ...

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New Research Finds Vitamin D Deficiency Increases Diabetes Risk

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We know that there are many factors which can affect blood sugar control – nutrition, exercise, other health conditions, etc. Well, how about vitamin D? Yes, it’s true! A new collaborative study released by the University of California (UC), San Diego ...

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10 Ways To Increase Activity & Reduce Blood Sugar

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Regular physical activity contributes nearly countless positive effects on your health, especially for those with diabetes. It helps your body make the best use of insulin and glucose, which controls blood sugar more effectively. In fact, exercise can reduce blood ...

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Enjoy Pasta Dishes Without The Blood Sugar Spike – Try Zoodles!

Bowl of zucchini noodles with tomatos

Almost nothing beats a big bowl of spaghetti, am I right? Warm noodles in a tasty sauce… it hits you right in the comfort-food zone. After being diagnosed with high blood sugar, you may think you have to say goodbye ...

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Lose Weight & Improve Blood Sugar With A High-Energy Breakfast

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You’ve heard it before, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” While this statement is indeed true, it is far more so for those with high blood sugar. A recent study of type II diabetics demonstrated that consuming ...

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Conquer Your Carb Cravings – For Good!

woman looking in fridge late at night craving

Let’s be honest – no one craves broccoli, or quinoa, or Brussels sprouts. We crave pizza, pasta, and cookies! However, we must learn to control and conquer these carb cravings in order to maintain stable blood sugar and avoid health ...

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Science Defines Relationship Between Sugar & Cancer

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Excess sugar doesn’t just affect blood sugar. It triggers elevations in blood pressure, cholesterol, and heart rate – increasing your risk of heart disease, heart attack, stroke, and a host of other diabetes-related complications. New research is now connecting the ...

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Fiber Helps The Body Fight Diabetes – Here’s How!

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Can the human gut heal diabetes?  According to research, the answer is a resounding “Yes!” Our digestive systems have been getting more and more credit lately for the management of our overall health. The gut has been referred to as ...

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Is Your Dental Health Compromising Your Blood Sugar?

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As if diabetics don’t already have enough to consider when managing blood sugar, let’s add one more thing that perhaps you’ve never considered… dental health! That’s right, research confirms dental hygiene plays a major role in diabetes management. A recent ...

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