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Category: Prediabetes & Type 2

Prediabetes & Type 2
Stephanie Bouquet

How Not to Get Caught Up in Our Sugar Coated Society

Who doesn’t like a sugary treat every once in a while? Well, according to the most recent food consumption survey conducted by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, the average American not only likes it every now and then, but rather loves having sugar on a daily

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Prediabetes & Type 2
Stephanie Bouquet

Running On Empty

Food is not only one of life’s pleasures; it is also the body’s primary form of energy. If you feel sluggish and out of vigor before the day is over, you may want to think about how and with what you are feeding your body. Just as your car can’t

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Healthy Eating
Stephanie Bouquet

Why To Worry About Your Bones (& Thus Calcium)

Did you know that bone fragility is a common problem for people with diabetes and prediabetes? Yep – fragile, as in higher risk for breaking bones. Yikes! That’s why you’ll learn about how calcium can help protect your bones as well as another major organ you’ll want to protect in

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Healthy Eating
Stephanie Bouquet

Is Snacking Bad?

To Snack or Not to Snack? That is a question I ask myself every afternoon. The body provides physical signals (like a growling stomach or a headache) if fuel is needed, but it can also provide the desire to eat for reasons other than true hunger. It can be particularly

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Prediabetes & Type 2
Theresa Garnero

What Do You Know About This 99-Year-Old Hormone?

It was a mere 99 years ago… The discovery of insulin! You can’t live without it. And if you’re lucky, your pancreas is still cranking out enough of the insulin hormone to keep your blood sugars in an ideal range. But for many people with diabetes, taking insulin is the

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Healthy Eating
Theresa Garnero

Why You Crave Sugar & What You Can Do?

Why You Crave Sugar & What You Can Do? Do you have a sweet tooth? Or teeth? And why is that? Most of us have food cravings and often they tend to be for items loaded with sugar or starch. Some research points to the desire to FEEL BETTER. Honestly,

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Prediabetes & Type 2
Theresa Garnero

Does Metformin Cause Cancer?

When this initially hit the newswire back in December 2019, I was skeptical. This is for several reasons, notwithstanding the FDA saying it didn’t contain dangerous amounts of the same chemical found in Zantac, a drug used for heartburn (which led to Zantac being discontinued). This chemical is called NDMA

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