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The Downside of Having a Sweet Tooth

Regular consumption of sugary drinks heightens the risk not only of tooth decay, obesity, fatty liver disease and Type 2 diabetes, but also of heart disease and premature death. 77 more words


Type 2 diabetes: High blood sugar levels could cause this complication - are you at risk?

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way a person’s body metabolises sugar (glucose). With type 2 diabetes, the body either resists the effects of insulin — a hormone that regulates the movement of sugar into your cells — or doesn’t produce enough insulin to maintain normal glucose levels. 7 more words

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Caleb Johnson & the Ramblin' Saints - 'Born From Southern Ground' - Album Review

Caleb Johnson came to us via American Idol, but don’t let they fool you into dismissing him because that would be a huge mistake on your part.  790 more words


Day 44- the weeks round up

This week is slightly higher in natural sugars than last week. I’ve stopped caffeine which means no more wonderful dark chocolate in the evening and date balls instead. 190 more words

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Healthier Together Series: 7A. Nutrition - The importance of calories in

We’ve heard that weight is all about the calories we consume. In fact, someone recently shared with me that she felt betrayed. She had been successfully losing weight eating very low carb, and had not been counting or restricting calories. 659 more words

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Niki Bezzant: Shining light on food facts (New Zealand Herald)

New Zealand Herald: Niki Bezzant: Shining light on food facts. “We still don’t have, for example, proper country-of-origin labelling on foods. We’re maybe halfway there — fresh and frozen fruits, vegetables, meats, fish and seafood will soon be required to display their country of origin, and that’s a great start. 62 more words

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Oh Sweet Summer- You’re Just Peachy!

When your neighbors have a peach tree and are willing to share it would be a shame not to take advantage of the in-season yumminess! And it seems we’re really back into cookie butter, so we are blending both and making a Peach Skillet Crisp with Cookie Butter Crumble. 140 more words

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