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Pinkies Up to Reduce Diabetes Risk

On a blustery, cold winter day, a cozy cup of hot coffee or tea can be just what the doctor ordered to warm you up — and reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The benefits are sipped whether you prefer caffeinated or decaf coffee…
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Healthy Blood Sugar: A Balancing Act

Most people diagnosed with high blood sugar, insulin resistance or diabetes have it for years before knowing. The damage occurring throughout the body as blood sugar slowly rises is not always obvious. Many people understand the short-term…
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The Benefits of Soy

FOR CENTURIES, soy has been a dietary staple in Asian countries. From a legume native to China, soy has evolved in past decades to become one of the world’s most widely recommended ingredients for its natural nutritional benefits. Soy is…
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All Calories are Not Created Equal

For years, we’ve been told that healthy weight loss is as simple as taking in fewer calories than you expend. After all, a calorie is a calorie, right? Wrong. Energy density refers to the number of calories, whereas nutrient density refers…
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Move to the Beat for Better Workout Results

Tunes may be the best way to tune up — and tone up — your body. One recent study shows listening to the right music while exercising can increase your physical endurance by 15 percent. Music also helps you feel more positive, even when…
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5 Steps to Better Women’s Health

Many women are notorious multi-taskers who function best with a list in hand. Yet often you’re left off your own “to-do” list while you care for everyone else. You’ve heard it before: To be able to better care for others, you must take…