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Eat More Garlic To Benefit Blood Sugar & Overall Health

Bulbs of garlic in wooden bowl on table

Garlic has been treasured throughout ancient and modern history. Not only as a culinary ingredient, but for its medicinal properties and positive effects on health! The Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, and Chinese all documented their love of utilizing garlic for better ...

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Fruits Can Cause Weight Gain? It’s True – But Only If You Drink Them

Glass jars filled with fruit juices

Fruits are healthy and healthy foods shouldn’t make you gain weight… right?” The key in this case is the way in which fruits are consumed. A recent study that found that drinking fruit juice (yes, even 100% juice) actually contributes to weight ...

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Food Labels De-Coded – Which Words Really Matter?

Nutrition label

There are seemingly endless descriptors starting to pop up on the labels of our favorite foods. Some supermarkets are even creating entirely new sections in their stores which are fully dedicated to some of these labels. Let’s first define each ...

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‘Farm To Table’ – What This Phenomenon Could Mean For Your Health

Selection of fresh fruits and veggies at Farmer's Market

Have you heard the words farm-to-table and wondered what they mean? The farm-to-table movement is an effort to use more locally sourced foods, purchased directly from the farmer or producer. It’s gained a ton of momentum with chefs and foodies, ...

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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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