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6 Habits That Help Balance Blood Sugar

With so many Americans suffering from obesity and diabetes, it is becoming more important than ever to be aware of your food’s effect on your blood sugar levels. Having high or low blood sugar can lea…

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What Exactly are Twizzlers Made Of?

Every day in movie theaters, living rooms, and at sporting events across the nation people are chowing down on Twizzlers. But what exactly are these rubbery, almost neon red-colored snacks made of? …

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Is Coconut Sugar Any Better Than Table Sugar?

Coconut sugar is an alternative sweetener that is richly flavorful. Along with local Hawaii honey, it's one of my favorite indulgences. Many coconut sugar companies claim it's one of the "healthiest" …

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5 Effortless Ways to Ditch Sugar

My client looked surprised when I circled a few less-than-obvious culprits that were holding her weight at a standstill. She thought she had been doing everything correctly. One glance at her journal…

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6 Ways to Travel Healthier

It’s that time of year — the end of winter, the awkward transitional period when everything is muddy and lukewarm. It can make anyone seek warmer climes. If you are trying to incorporate some more tra…

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5 Food Habits That Age You

If the only edible indiscretions you worry about are those that make you gain weight, you may have your priorities mixed up. It turns out that the worst dietary demons, including many sugary, fatty, r…

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5 Good Reasons to Avoid Refined Sugar

Refined sugar is bad news for our health. If you’ve been wanting to cut back on sugar but needed some good reasons, we’ve got you covered. Real talk: you know that refined sugar is not exactly heal…

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5 Ways Your Diet Affects Your Mood

While your mood sometimes dictates what foods you eat -- hello ice cream -- what you choose to eat can conversely affect your moods. While it may seem harmless enough, what you choose to eat for lunch…

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5 Signs Your Lifestyle Needs an Overhaul

The holidays are lovely, but they sure can be exhausting. The residual effects of drinking, partying, being lax about exercise, and eating every sweet you can covertly snatch really starts to add up b…

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How Much Sugar Starbucks Actually Pours Into Your Drink

When we think of fattening foods most of us think of fast foods, decadent desserts, fried foods, or TV dinners. We’re far less likely to consider our Starbucks habit as the reason for our spare tire, …

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Very good advices, I already try to follow them all.

Wow. Super useful.

Ban them completly!!

There is a lot of wisdom here

I don't eat bacon. Bacon comes from an animal. This animal is called a pig. A living being who sh…