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Friday Foodie: Pecan Zucchini Bread

If you are a diabetic, you have probably heard that you should stay away from bread as much as possible; however, not all bread is created equal. The recipe below is for a bread that is not only healthy, but contains fiber that can help with weight loss and improve insulin sensitivity. Zucchini health benefits: […]

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How Hard Is It To Reach Your Health Goals

With the end of 2021 almost in sight, you are probably looking at the past nine months and wondering what you have accomplished. If, like a lot of people, you don’t think you have much to shout about, then you may have to rethink what you need to do to reach your health goals in […]

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4 Reasons Why You May Feel Dizzy

If you suffer from type 2 diabetes and sometimes feel dizzy or lightheaded, there may be several reasons, some of which may require you to see your doctor. What you should know about your A1c Low blood sugar – hypoglycemia or blood sugar that falls below the healthy range. According to the  American Diabetes Association […]

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Friday Foodie: Honey Mustard Chicken Wings

Who doesn’t love chicken wings? Summer is coming to a close, but you may still be able to enjoy the great outdoors with friends for a while yet. If the weather does not permit, you can serve these delicious chicken wings for dinner or at some indoor gathering. Chicken, as you know, is a great […]

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What You Should Know About Your A1C

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you may be familiar with the term A1C. It is the result of your average blood sugar for the past two or three months. The test, which is done for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, is sometimes called the hemoglobin A1C or HbA1C. Why is the test done? […]

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Friday Foodie: Chicken and Bok Choy Stir Fried

Are you looking for ways to incorporate more vegetables into your diet? One way is to combine vegetables with meat into a one-pot meal that is quick and healthy. A good choice is bok choy, a cruciferous, leafy green vegetable commonly used in Asian cuisine. Bok choy, also called pat choi, has many health benefits, […]

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5 Steps To Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone

When you hear the term “comfort zone” what comes to mind? Your favorite pair of bedroom slippers, your cozy chair where you love to curl up with a book on a rainy afternoon, the old robe you wear when you are home alone? Not necessarily. When we speak of our comfort zone, we are not […]

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How You Can Help Someone Who Is Suicidal

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness month. The pandemic has brought about an increase in the number of suicide deaths and attempts here in the United States. According to the JED Foundation, :suicide is the second leading cause of death among young adults, and for every youth suicide it is estimated that 100 to 200 others […]

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Monday Motivation: 5 Ways To Improve Your Self-confidence

Another week is here, signaling that September is almost half over, and the year will soon be over. Can you believe it? I am sure you are thinking you have not achieved all of the things you planned to achieve by this time, and if you are like most people, this is probably playing havoc […]

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Sorghum Split Peas Soup Recipe

Are you looking for a healthy, plant-based soup that is satisfying and has many nutritional benefits? Split peas may be just what you need. Apart from being a great source of protein, they also contain soluble fiber that can help lower cholesterol and regulate blood sugar levels, making it a great food for diabetics. Their […]