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Tag: Nutrition

  1. National Tea Month: 5 Teas to Combat Cold Weather

    January is National Tea Month, and for good reason. The freezing cold weather can be made a little less brutal with a nice, hot cup of tea.

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  2. 5 Yummy Foods to Beat Your Winter Blues

    Test out all these healthy, mood-boosting foods to make for a happier you this year. As it turns out your mom was right all of these years – you are what you eat!

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  3. Eat These Foods to Fight High Blood Pressure (Yes, Eat More!)

    To fight high blood pressure, it shouldn’t be about taking foods away, right? Right! There are plenty of delicious foods you should be eating more of!

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  4. World Heart Day: Beating Heart Disease One Step at a Time

    Heart Disease causes 31% of deaths worldwide. With World Heart Day around the corner, we’re showing you how you can beat heart disease one step at a time.

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  5. 8 Natural Ways to Maintain a Healthy Blood Pressure

    Undiagnosed hypertension is extremely dangerous. Without a management plan, the risks of stroke, heart attack, aneurysms, coronary heart disease, and other conditions can be deadly.

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  6. Need to Reduce Your Blood Sugar? Easy, cut the Bread!

    Think limiting your sugar intake is the best way to lower your blood sugar? Think again.

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  7. 7 Diabetic Recipes You NEED to Try This 4th of July!

    Independence Day seems like the unofficial summer barbecue kick-off day around the country. But that can include meals that aren’t friendly to people with dietary restrictions like diabetes

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  8. Men’s Health Week: 4 Health Issues and How to Prevent Them

    Support the men you care about and raise awareness by wearing blue on Friday, June 15th and posting to social media using the hashtag #ShowUsYourBlue.

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  9. 5 Irresistible and Diabetic-Friendly Recipes

        Having diabetes can become a complicated task of its own. When shopping for the right foods, why make food preparation harder?   We looked high and low to…

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  10. Feeding: A New Mothers Guide to Breastfeeding and Bottlefeeding

    New Mothers: A Guide to Breastfeeding and Bottle Feeding   The History of Breastfeeding vs. Bottlefeeding   Breastfeeding is as ancient as history itself. The history of breastfeeding extends far…

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  11. Dysphagia Nutrition: Preventing Dehydration When Using Thickeners

    For patients who suffer from dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, food and liquid thickeners can increase safety and intake. Dysphagia has many causes, including Parkinson’s disease and traumatic brain injuries. However, it…

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  12. Good Nutrition Leads to Good Health

    Proper nutrition along with physical activity is the key to overall health and well-being. While the focus of nutrition is often times about weight, the benefits of good nutrition are…

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  13. 10 Easy and Unique Snack Foods to Bring into Spring!

    Being healthy and energized means following a regular mealtime routine, but sometimes you need a pick me up to get you through your day. Here are 10 simple and creative…

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  14. Quick Low Calorie Recipes for Everyone to Enjoy!

    Living with Diabetes and knowing recipes is a big part of staying ahead of your food choices when trying to change your lifestyle into one of low sugar, exercise, losing weight and feeling…

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  15. How Diet Affects Diabetes Type 2 and What Foods to Avoid

    For people living with type 2 diabetes, your insulin level is very sensitive to food choices. You may have been told to avoid eating too many starches, processed foods, or…

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