4 Ways to Get Your Mind Set to Fight Diabetes

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“Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you chances are it will burn very briefly.”    Stephen Covey This quote sums it up. The motivation for lifestyle change has to be yours.  You want to change not because your doctor tells you  . . . not because your…

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3 of My Favorite Fall Foods

Do you find it challenging to eat healthy this time of year? As the weather turns cool I seem to crave heavier foods and more carbs like fresh baked warm cookies! But if you are like me you can’t make those too often and still fit into your favorite jeans. So I thought I would…

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3 Ways to Add Immune Boosting Romaine to Your Diabetes Defense

Cold and flu season is definitely here. Along with hand washing, adequate sleep, and stress management, eating well is more important to keep your immune system strong.  Romaine lettuce beats all other lettuce varieties when it comes to immune-boosting nutrients. It’s a great source of vitamin B1, B2, C and folic acid. All of these are important for keeping…

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Corn on the Cob Too Much Carb?

This is the time of year for one of my favorite foods . . . fresh sweet corn!  But is corn on the cob too high carb for those of us trying to control weight and prevent diabetes? Well, I am not about to give up one of the great fresh garden foods that only…

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Beat Diabetes with a Color Filled Plate

Here’s a short message to remind you of the power of fruits and vegetables in fighting disease  – especially diabetes.   (and be sure to check out the video link below) How will more fruits and veggies help diabetes? Low calorie to help you lose weight and prevent diabetes. Lower carb to lower insulin needs. Great source…

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6 Reasons Eggs are Still Part of Healthy Diet

Since the 1970’s we were told not to eat eggs because they were too high in cholesterol. Recent review of over 200 studies has shown that eggs do not have much effect on our cholesterol but many are not aware of that or are still being told by health professionals to avoid eggs. Consider these 6 reasons why eggs are part…

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