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Eat Pears! Here’s the (Surprising!) Weight Loss & Health Benefits

The simple pear is, frankly, no one’s favorite fruit, is it? A bit of an outcast in the fruit world, it’s never the first snack that comes to mind. After all, arguably, strawberries, apples, and bananas are far superior in taste, and no ice cream or candy is made in “pear” flavor.…

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Weight Watchers & Diabetes: Here’s How It Works

weight watchers logoHow does Weight Watchers work if you have diabetes? The interesting thing about Weight Watchers is that they do not offer a diabetic version of weight watchersplan specifically for women and men with diabetes. The only true “diabetes plan” that they offer is reserved for organizations only, and individuals can’t elect to join.…

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Healthiest Diabetes Diets: 5 Best Weight Loss Plans for Diabetics

While as little as 50 years ago, diabetes was something of a rarity, it’s now a growing problem in the US. In fact, a rather mind-blowing 2012 report found that a whopping 29 million people (that’s almost 10% of the entire country’s population!) suffered from this life-altering condition.…

Nutrisystem Diabetic Plan: How It Works + Reviews

nutrisystem d diabetes logoAll About Nutrisystem Diabetes Plan: A shocking 100+ million Americans now have diabetes or prediabetes according to the CDC. As you probably know, the most important thing as a diabetic is to control your blood glucose and to get to a healthy weight.…

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Eating Bread Before Dinner? Beware, It May Increase Your Appetite!

Bread Before Dinner May Increase Your Appetite – It’s a tradition at most restaurants (including popular chains like Olive Garden, Red Lobster, and many more!) to serve warm bread before a meal. What could be better than a basket of fresh, warm bread while you’re looking at the menu?…

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Sweet Tea: Sweet But Deadly – Like Shirley Temple w/ Ebola

arizona sweet teaSweet but deadly: Sweet Tea – Feeling like I needed a boost, I stopped in at our local CVS to pick up photos and grabbed one of those large cans of Arizona Sweet Tea. Ahhh… Just the name, “sweet tea” reminds me of living in the South as a kid, so I got a little bit of free nostalgia with my $1 purchase.…

What is The Glycemic Index? Here’s An Easy to Digest Answer

“Oh, twice as much ain’t twice as good. And can’t sustain like one-half could. It’s wanting more that’s gonna send me to my knees.” – John Mayer, Gravity

healthy vegetables heartTo many people, the glycemic index of a food is more important than other common measurements such as calories, fat, and carbohydrates, although they are all related.…

9 Health Consequences of Obesity: You Might Choke on This Food for Thought

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obese people diabetesObesity is no joke – Looking for motivation to get started on that diet? Thanks to healtheo360 for putting together this graphic which communicates just how deadly obesity really is. You can only imagine the economic cost of obesity based on these startling statistics.…