Tag Archives: Diabetic Safe

Dodging Diabetes

three easy tips on keeping you from becoming a statistic 20 million Americans are living with Diabetes and over 40 million have pre-diabetes, thus making this disease almost like an epidemic. [1]  This disease is caused by high blood sugar levels. There are a few different types of diabetes, and it can come into someone's…
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The Grapefruit Should Be Called Greatfruit

several benefits of eating grapefruit This time of year I am always trying to feed my body copious amount of vitamin C. Most because I am trying to avoid getting sick. While friends and family commonly come down with bad colds, I come away fairly unscathed. I attribute this to my friend the grapefruit.This year…
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Getting Skinny on Six Meals a Day

more on eating less more often We're so used to hearing people talk about eating less food that it's become weight-loss doctrine. But as you remember from the physiology of metabolism, you have to eat more often to change your body composition. The new philosophy I want you to keep in mind is "energy balance."…
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The Truth about Gluten

separating the wheat from the chaff If you are already avoiding gluten then you have something in common with NFL quarterback Drew Brees and Cyclist Tom Danielson, a record-breaking member of the Garmin-Transitions team. Both have been gluten free for the past two years. Going gluten free has become big business. Sales of gluten-free products…
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How Paula Deen and Others Could Make a Difference

educating the public on diabetes and more Last weekend Steviva Brands and Trinity Hill Farms attended the American Diabetes, Diabetes Expo in Portland, Oregon. There were several cooking demonstrations and one in particular stuck me as interesting; that was the cooking demo by Bobby Deen, the son of Type II Diabetic and celebrity chef Paula…
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Alec Baldwin’s War on Weight Gain

turning around impending diabetes How many of you read about Alec Baldwin? Well, if you didn't here's the skinny. He went to the doctor for a check up and the prognosis was he was heading down the path of Type II Diabetes. Flash forward four months. Have you seen him lately? He dropped over 30…
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Festivities + Fun = Health + Happiness

three important ingredients in the formula of a quality life It is the time of year when we are gathering with friends and family for different festivities intended to be full of fun, however they sometimes lead us to stress simultaneously. Stress is different for each person, but for everyone it can wreak havoc on…
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Out With The Old and In With The New

using the new year as a springboard for renewal 2011 was certainly a very intense year. It was filled with protest and strife for some of the world. For others maybe 2011 was a good year but, regardless of the quality of your year, in the next few days we bid a farewell to 2011…
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Tis The Season For Portion Control

how watching portions will allow you holiday sweets and treats Tis the season where sweets and treats are abundant, tempting and in your face at the office, home, friends and just about everywhere. We are hit with a slew of temptations from now until the New Year making it harder to stick with exercise and…
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