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peanut-butter

In Love with Peanut Butter ?

We associate Peanut Butter with better overall diet quality and nutrient intakes. Peanuts also contain vitamin E, protein,folic acid, and antioxidants as well as mono-saturated and poly saturated  fats (“heart healthy”). It reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes in women. But what is really lurking beneath the surface of that nutty paste that

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Insulin-injecting

INSULIN SENSITIVITY

When most people hear “insulin,” they hear “diabetes.” But everyone can benefit from learning about how insulin affects the body. Insulin sensitivity is how effective the body is at using insulin to reduce elevated blood glucose levels, with a greater efficacy being more ‘sensitivity’ and a poorer efficacy mean being more

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Banana

BANANAS ARE JUST FOR MONKEYS, THINK AGAIN!

Bananas aren't just for monkeys, think again. Banana trees are actually giant herb plants (15 to 30 feet). And reading off the vitamins in these things is like relearning the ABC's: Bananas are a good source of vitamins A, B6, and C, just to name a few. Bananas are nature's versatile, fibre-packed

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tonic water

TONIC WATER- A SERIOUS MISNOMER.

The standard water with some carbon dioxide, fruit extracts, and sugar to boost the flavor. Just 4 ounces of this favorite cocktail mixer boasts 11 grams of sugar (the same amount in four ounces of Sprite). More than half of Americans consume drinks with added sugar (like soda and flavoured waters). These can contribute

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fat belly

SICK OF FAT BELLY?

A fat belly can lead to higher cholesterol levels and increased risks for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Abdominal fat is stored in two different ways. First, there is subcutaneous fat (pinchable), which sits between the skin and the abdominal wall. Since it does not directly surrounds the organs and the

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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes with a simpler perspective

How many of us don't live under the threat of being diagnosed with diabetes? Especially people like me who come from the family where almost every second person have type 2 diabetes. We all try to eat right, attend gym sessions,yoga classes, meditation and what not? But while managing tough routine

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