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Diabetes Type 1.5: Were You or A Loved One Misdiagnosed?

People with diabetes are often categorized into one of two groups… The first group is people who have Type 1 diabetes. Individuals who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes are born with an inability to produce their own insulin. For this reason, most people with Type 1 diabetes are diagnosed at a very early age. […]

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5 Reasons to Invest In Your Health Today

Millions of people suffer from chronic health problems like… High blood pressure Autoimmune diseases Obesity Type 2 Diabetes Arthritis And more! If you suffer from a chronic health condition, you know firsthand how difficult it is to live life without feeling sick, exhausted, or in pain. Even worse, chronic illness is the leading causing of […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Food Options for a Healthy Body

Food is what fuels our bodies. No matter how you look at it, it’s important to be mindful of what you’re putting inside your body…especially if you suffer from diabetes, an autoimmune disease, or acid reflux. For this reason, I’ve compiled a bunch of my favorite food blogs. These blogs cover everything from what you […]

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5 Food Swaps for People with Diabetes

If you have diabetes, you know firsthand the challenges that come with ensuring your blood sugars stay stable and that you stay healthy. You also know that food plays a huge role in how your sugar levels fluctuate during the day, which impacts your energy levels and overall well-being. It can be a big task […]

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Digestive System Mechanics: Why Your Health Is Dependent on a Healthy Gut

Not long ago, I published a blog that showcased the digestive system as the body’s second brain. Throughout that post, I shared some of the incredible things our digestive system is capable of doing such as… Controlling our emotions (depression/anxiety). Protecting us from getting sick (immune health). Preventing chronic diseases (diabetes, acid reflux, autoimmune diseases, […]

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The Digestive System: Your Body’s Second Brain

Pop quiz. What organ in your body controls emotions and stress levels, determines your need to consume food for energy, acts as a highway for hormones and other bodily chemicals, and alerts the body when you are ill? The correct answer is your digestive system. That’s right. Believe it or not, your body’s digestive system […]

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The Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

   Chia seeds are the latest health craze in the world of wellness.   That’s right–those little black seeds aren’t only used to grow fur for chia pets from your childhood days.   Originating from the desert plant Salvia hispanica, chia was grown by Mayan and Aztec cultures in Mexico for centuries. In these ancient […]

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Health Benefits of Cinnamon

As the days get colder and nights longer, we celebrate this time of year as people have for generations: with the sights and smells of the holiday season. In addition to the pine tree and the mint from candy canes, the scent of the holidays is that of cinnamon.   From eggnog to pumpkin pie, […]

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How to Manage Sugar Cravings during the Holidays

  One of the best parts of the holiday seasons—besides traveling, enjoying family and friends, and taking time off work– is the food! With so many treats and desserts available, it’s hard not to indulge a little to satisfy your sugar cravings.   There’s nothing wrong with having a decadent dessert every once in a […]

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10 Uses for Coconut Oil You’ll Love

Image credit: Veganbaking.net The health benefits of coconut oil go far beyond its reputation as the best oil to use for frying. Pure coconut oil contains 92% saturated fat, which is enough to scare any health-conscious person. However, the fats in coconut oil are short- and medium-chain fatty acids, which positively affect the body. Don’t let […]

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