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Good Carbs, Bad Carbs: Is Fruit Bad For Your Health?

You turn on the TV and there’s a slick talk show host promising dramatic weight loss results if you stop eating grapes. You click on a link while surfing the internet, and suddenly a pop-up suggests that you’ll drop those last 10 pounds—if you never eat bananas again. Seemingly healthy fruits have suddenly become the […]

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Learn What Food Addiction Really Is—And How To Win The Battle

When you consider addictive things, certain items come to mind. Cigarettes. Alcohol. Street drugs. Well, add one more to the list: food. Recent research suggests that certain kinds of food may be just as addictive as the other usual suspects. Read on to understand how food becomes addictive and what you can do to win […]

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How To Stay Healthy Over The Holidays If You Have A Chronic Condition

The holidays are filled with parties, food, and drinks galore. If you have a chronic condition like diabetes, obesity, or high blood pressure, you’ll need to take extra precaution when enjoying the festivities if you want to stay out of the hospital. Here are 5 tips for staying healthy over the holidays. 1. Take a walk […]

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Managing Your Diabetes: Carbohydrates

  Nutrition is a very important key to living a happy and healthy life with diabetes. But, we know you might have some questions about how the foods you eat impact you. There are three main nutrients found in the food we eat that provide us with calories; they are carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Carbohydrates […]

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10 Non-Dairy High Calcium Foods that May Surprise You

Calcium—we all know that it’s important for keeping our bones strong, and that drinking milk is a good way to get it. But what if you’re lactose intolerant and milk products aren’t an option? Or what if you just don’t like the idea of drinking something that comes from a cow? What is calcium? Why […]

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