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Ahh… that bite of soothing bitter/sweet taste of dark chocolate… add the crunchy/creamy peanut butter taste… what a yummy snack! “Should I or should I not?” When I grew up, snacking or eating between meals was unheard of. It would ruin my appetite for the next meal. We ate 3 meals a day and that […]

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Snacks are a big deal!   Lifestyles are so busy. There’s no time to cook or prepare healthy foods. You grab whatever is quick and easy. That Snickers candy bar my husband used to grab occasionally fit the bill. It gave him some quick energy, gave his blood sugar a boost and curbed the hunger […]

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  Diabetes nutrition is not all about calories. Yes, being overweight can contribute to diabetes as well as other associated diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure, vision problems, joint problems, digestive issues, kidney disease, cancer, etc. In general conversations with diabetics, I have been told numerous times, “It doesn’t matter what I eat, it’s all […]

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    “Glycemic” in health terms has to do with the amount of sugar, mainly glucose, in something. Most of us know what a roller coaster is from our experiences at amusement parks. Roller coasters go up, down, make circles vertical or horizontal, and make sharp turns suddenly. Even when you know what is coming next on a […]

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Nutrients must work in harmony for us to have optimal health.  In the same way, musical notes need to harmonize to create beautiful music.  How does your nutrition chain of life compare to scales in music? Here is your piano lesson for the day.  Take a look at the piano keyboard.  There are black keys […]

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