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Ask Nicole, Your RD – Comparing Sugar Substitutes

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With the recent FDA approval of stevia what can you tell me about Truvia & how it compares to Splenda? ~ @AngEngland Stevia is an herb used widely in South and Central America as a natural sweetener that, until recently, … Continue reading

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Dairy and Diabetes

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A recent study suggests that a diet rich in low-fat dairy products may improve weight loss among overweight Type-2 diabetics. The study, published in the March 2007 issue of Diabetes Care, indicated that participants who had a higher level of … Continue reading

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BMI & Activity Influence Diabetes Risk

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A recent study out of the Harvard School of Public Health suggests that a woman’s Body Mass Index (BMI) is a better diabetes risk-indicator than her level of physical activity. The research showed that regardless of activity level, women with … Continue reading

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Selenium Intake Increases Risk of Diabetes?

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A recent study led by epidemiologists from Johns Hopkins University published online in Environmental Health Perspectives suggests selenium intake may be associated with the development of diabetes. The study indicated that people with higher levels of selenium in their blood … Continue reading

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Eat Your Vegetables

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According to a recent study in the American Journal of Epidemiology (March 2007), people who eat less meat and fatty foods and more vegetables are at lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. While the researchers can’t be certain why … Continue reading

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Are You at Risk?

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Diabetes affects more than 20 million Americans, but almost one-third of those people haven’t been diagnosed and don’t know they’re living with the disease. Are you one of the nearly 6.2 million Americans who have diabetes and don’t know it? … Continue reading

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Is Obesity Really a Risk Factor for Disease?

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According to a recent article at Medical News Today, a study published in the Journal of Obesity is causing concern in the medical and research arenas. The study “concluded that overweight and obese people experience no adverse health effects until … Continue reading

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Switch to Brown Rice and Reduce Your Risk for Diabetes

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Here at Feed the Soul, we always encourage readers and clients to eat more whole grains (brown rice, whole wheat breads and pastas, whole grain cereals, etc.) and fewer refined grains (white rice, breads and pastas, etc.). There’s plenty of … Continue reading

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Measles, Mumps, and…Diabetes?

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The medical community is always looking for ways to prevent diseases, and that often means researching vaccines. We’re used to hearing about vaccines for contagious diseases like HIV, the flu, chicken pox and measles, but newer vaccines are targeting diseases … Continue reading

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Retrain Your Sweet Tooth

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Are you crazy about all things sweet? Do you have a hard time passing up cake or cookies when they’re around? Do you add sugar or another sweetener to everything from tea to cereal? If so, your sweet tooth may … Continue reading

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