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Research Finds Coffee Fights High Blood Sugar

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Are you a coffee lover? If not, you may want to give that cup o’ Joe a second look, especially if you’re a type II diabetic. New research has revealed one way in which the caffeine in coffee helps to ...

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How Your Brain May Be Controlling Your Diet

Illustration of two brains-one filled with healthy foods, the other with junk foods

Did you know your brain plays a large role in controlling your diet? It’s true! Everyone has a certain weight and level of body fat that the brain deems “comfortable” in order to keep the body safe and protected from ...

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The Mushroom – This Humble Fungus Is The Next Big Superfood

Bowl of mushrooms with herbs

Are you a fungi fan? If not, it’s time to give mushrooms another chance. Not only are they a great addition to recipes from a flavor standpoint, they also go a long way in upping the nutrition factor. Mushrooms as ...

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Basil Baby! Fresh Ways To Use The Healthy, Delicious Herb This Summer

Basil pesto hummus

Summer is here and that means it is time to prepare our palettes for the herby deliciousness that is fresh basil! From pesto dip to cocktails, basil is not only versatile, it is fantastic for your health – even helping ...

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Healthy Grilling Made Simple For Summer

Family having fun grilling outside together

Summer is here! That means it’s time for a good ole’ backyard barbecue. Gather friends and family, and get the grill ready! Before we get-to-grilling however, there are a few considerations to be made to ensure we aren’t compromising health ...

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Give These Diabetes-Fighting Foods A Place On Your Plate!

Glass of Greek Yogurt with Blueberries

What if you could be confident that the foods you eat would lower your blood sugar instead of raising it? You can be… as long as you choose the right foods. Next to the fresh vegetables, lean protein, and healthy ...

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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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New Research Proves: Artificial Sweeteners Increase Diabetes Risk

Cup of tea with spoon of sweeter

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

Woman outside, sun shining on her face

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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