Forgo artificial sweeteners.

They only increase hunger and sugar cravings. Artificial sweeteners are not allies in the battle against diabetes. Scientific evidence suggests they don’t help to cut calories, aid weight loss, or…

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Rethink carbohydrates

You can benefit from the carbohydrates in whole plant foods, such as whole fruits, legumes, vegetables, and whole grains. Despite its shortcomings and fallacies, the trendy pro-paleo, anti-carbohy­drate movement is…

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Kicking Diabetes

If you receive a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, you may wonder, Why me? Although genes may be partly to blame, diet and lifestyle bear the brunt of the burden. Your…

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The New Normal

In the United States, being overweight or obese is the new normal, with over 70 percent of the adult population being affected. Furthermore, many people don’t know that diabetes and…

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Plant Foods: The Key to Success

Plant foods are the primary sources of the nutrients known to protect against diabetes. Fiber, (the indigestible part of plants), helps control blood sugar, lowers blood cholesterol, keeps the gastrointestinal system…

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