Understanding Good Carbs Versus Bad Carbs
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Understanding Good Carbs Versus Bad Carbs

So much nutrition information is confusing, even contradictory. It’s a complicated field, and scientists often learn new things that sometimes go against the day’s most widely accepted thinking. Then there are all those fad diets, advertising their special secrets and shortcuts and spreading misinformation.  Few aspects of nutrition are as full of confusion and seeming…

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5 Ways to Beat Your Winter Depression

Do you dread the shorter, darker, colder days of winter? Suppose you struggle with mild depression, fatigue, and mood changes this time of year. In that case, you might be one of 11 million Americans suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Maybe you’re feeling a little moody or have noticed a decrease in your energy. Getting out…

Seasonal Break
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Seasonal Break

When you’re growing up, school ends and there is always a summer break. A time to go on vacation.  No school. Lots of time for reading, relaxing, resting. As adults, we don’t often get that same break due to a thing called work, unless we create our own breaks. Break from the routine. Break from…

“Keep It Real” This Thanksgiving
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“Keep It Real” This Thanksgiving

When it comes to Thanksgiving, you may think staying healthy and enjoying your favorite comfort foods isn’t possible. Still, I tell you that it’s possible, but it’s also easy. The secret is pretty simple: eat real foods and avoid the artificial. That’s it. That’s how you turn Thanksgiving from an unhealthy binge into a mostly…

World Diabetes Day
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World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day lands perfectly between a holiday devoted to begging for candy and a holiday celebrating food. It really couldn’t come at a better time. People with diabetes everywhere need a reminder to watch their sugar intake and not get carried away by the season of pumpkin-flavored everything! I’ve discussed the complex condition of…