Consider Plant-Based Eating for Diabetes

We have all heard the saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, but what if there was some truth behind this statement? Although an apple a day [...]

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Weight Loss

It seems as weight loss is on everyone’s “to-do“ list. Weight control is especially important for those with type 2 diabetes.    The longer a person has a high [...]

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Curbing Post Meal Blood Sugar Spikes

If you have diabetes you know it’s a must to keep your blood sugar levels under control. But do you know what makes them spike?  Blood sugar spikes occur [...]

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Yo-Yo Dieting

“Yo-yo dieting” also referred to as “weight cycling” or “crash dieting” are terms used to describe the extremely restrictive dieting method used by those who wish to lose those [...]

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Why is eating enough protein so important?

Protein is responsible for maintaining your muscle mass, which is critical for maintaining your metabolic rate. It is also especially important after exercise because your muscle fibers are being [...]

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What Sugar Does to Your Body

The instant something sweet touches your tongue, your taste buds direct-message your brain: deee-lish. Your noggin’s reward system ignites, unleashing dopamine. Meanwhile, the sugar you swallowed lands in your stomach, [...]

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Can you stomach this?

When I was in medical school people used to talk about “juvenile” or adult-onset” diabetes, as if there was somehow a magic age divide for those two types of [...]

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U.S. Diabetes Cases Jump to 29 Million

Nearly 1 in 10 people now face higher risks for various ills linked to the blood sugar disease, report finds. Read this article posted on Everyday Health: http://www.everydayhealth.com/news/usa-diabetes-cases-jump-29-million/?xid=aol_eh-news_13_20140609_&aolcat=HLT [...]

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New study to Identify Individuals at Highest Risk for Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes

A new study has shown that combining 2 ways of assessing a person’s size —body mass index (BMI) and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) —may be a better way of identifying [...]

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Yogurt is Good For You!

In a study published by the journal Diabetologia (organ of the European Association for Study of Diabetes) higher consumption of yogurt was associated with 28% reduction of likelihood of [...]

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Too Much Sugar…

We still consume way too much added sugar in our food, especially at home, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report by Bethene Ervin and Cynthia Ogden showed. One [...]

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