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Becoming a Supermarket Sleuth – Tips & Tricks For Shopping Healthy

Young woman comparing produce at grocery store

Do you dread grocery shopping?  It’s so time-consuming, and can be difficult when it comes to making the right choices for your blood sugar. Never fear, if you are in search of the shopping solution – check out these tips ...

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One Egg A Day Could Reduce Your Risk Of Heart Disease

Fried egg in bowl with knife and fork on wooden table

In the past, eggs have been considered unhealthy by some due to their cholesterol content. It is true that one egg contains about 200 mg of cholesterol, which is a large amount compared to the majority of other foods out ...

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Cauliflower Craze – Lower Blood Sugar With This Incredible Ingredient

Roasted cauliflower steak

Cauliflower rice, cauliflower pizza crust, even cauliflower mac and cheese… it’s pretty clear that there is a cauliflower craze going on around the country. As more and more people choose to live a lower carb lifestyle, more hearts are being ...

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‘Cool As A Cucumber’ – Health Benefits Of This Refreshing Veggie

Glasses filled with cucumber infused water

The common cucumber… turns out to not be so common when it comes to health benefits. From soothing the skin, to providing cardiovascular and antioxidant boosts, even reducing risk for certain cancers – this versatile vegetable has quite the résumé! ...

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Kombucha – The Health Benefits Behind This Unusual Name

A selection of colorful kombuchas in clear glasses

The name Kombucha means ‘tea of life.’ In this case, the moniker is well-earned, even if its reputation in the U.S. is not quite as infamous as of yet. This slightly effervescent, tart tea is renowned as a powerful detoxifier, ...

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Research Finds Coffee Fights High Blood Sugar

Happy senior couple drinking coffee together

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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