Sunday, April 11, 2021

Nutrition

Fruits for Diabetics: It’s Total Carbs That Count

One myth that many new diabetics embrace is the idea that fruits are off-limits. While it’s true that fruits are higher in natural sugar than most vegetables, fruits are also a good source of fiber, which helps to moderate the rise in blood sugar that occurs after a meal. On the other hand, some fruits are naturally low in sugar and may be a better choice, since you can eat more of them. What are the best diabetic-friendly fruits?

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The Breast Cancer Diet

Breast Cancer Diet

Has it ever occurred to you that there could be a connection between breast cancer and your diet?  Some researchers say that there are two key things in preventing cancer- estrogen regulation and immunity boosting.  Dr. Kristi Funk, MD, founder of The Pink Lotus Breast Center in Beverly Hills, CA says …

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Add Fiber to Your Daily Routine

Once associated with rather embarrassing products, fiber is now recognized as an important part of our diets. We’ve all seen advertisements for high-fiber breakfast cereals and fiber-rich snack bars, but most of us don’t completely understand the importance of adding fiber to our diets. What’s Fiber? Dietary fiber is a …

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Are Fast Food Salads Healthy?

You’re pressed for time, so you pull into the drive-thru window of your fast-food restaurant and order the “healthiest” thing on the menu – a fast-food salad. After the “not so friendly” fast-food worker hands you a tray of lettuce and other fixings, you head back to the office to …

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Coffee and Uterine Cancer

Drinking coffee has its pros and cons. People who drink coffee have a lower risk of Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, and gallbladder disease, but the caffeine can cause problems for people with heart disease, hypertension, insomnia, and anxiety. Now, a new study shows that women can lower their risk of getting …

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The Abundant Benefits of Honey

Honey is typically thought of as a golden liquid that is extra sweet and tastes very good, yet some people would rather avoid it because of the calorie content.  However, when consumed in moderation and/or as a substitute for other sweeteners and flavorings, honey is actually beneficial to a person’s …

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