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6 Health Reasons to Eat More Chocolate

6 Health Reasons To Eat More Chocolate

6 Health Reasons To Eat More Chocolate

Who doesn’t love chocolate? For years, chocolate was cast off as junk food. But now, thanks to numerous researches, doctors and nutritionists found that dark chocolate can actually be healthy when eaten in moderation. So why is it so great for us? The secret behind chocolate’s powerful punch is cacao, also the source of the

Study Finds Butter Is Better For You

Study Finds Butter Is Better For You

There are many reasons why you may be confused in the butter aisle at the super market. Whether they’re considering their arteries or their waistline, butter has gotten a bad rap for the past few years. Two decades ago, more than 80 percent of households reported consuming margarine. But as that figure has dropped to

7 Healthy Foods That Help You Sleep

7 Healthy Foods That Help You Sleep

Getting a good night sleep can be a difficult task for many people. Some have a hard time falling asleep, some have a hard time staying asleep and others have a hard time finding the time to sleep due to hectic schedules. Regardless of which category you may fall into, getting a good night sleep

Is the Sugar in Fruits Bad for You?

Is the Sugar in Fruits Bad for You?

When you are a diabetic, you tend to look at foods differently than other people do. When it comes to sweet or sugary items, you may often second-guess yourself when planning a meal. Considering the inherent sugar in fruits, you may question if certain foods are appropriate for you to eat. Even otherwise healthy foods,

Can Cinnamon Help with Diabetes Treatment?

Can Cinnamon Help with Diabetes Treatment?

Chances are you have a bottle of cinnamon in your kitchen cabinet and chances are you never thought of using cinnamon as medicine. Cinnamon has been used medicinally since ancient times. This popular spice was used in ancient Egypt, China, and India for culinary and medicinal purposes, and its use has also been documented in

8 Travel Tips for People with Diabetes

8 Travel Tips for People with Diabetes

Preparing for day-to-day tasks can require advanced preparation if you’ve got diabetes. How do you prepare for traveling, which can interrupt your diabetes care routine? Below you will find 8 suggestions for traveling when you have diabetes. 1. Pack Your supplies When you are traveling be sure your diabetes supplies are readily reachable. If you’re

What to Know About Drinking Alcohol and Diabetes

What to Know About Drinking Alcohol and Diabetes

People with diabetes often ask whether they can drink alcohol. Drinking in moderation has been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease, which would benefit people with diabetes who are at increased risk of the disease. However, any pattern of drinking can be harmful. The key word is moderation and use caution. For example,

Prevent Diverticulitis Attacks Naturally

Prevent Diverticulitis Attacks Naturally

Experiencing a diverticulitis attack is not a pleasant experience. Once you experience it, you will do anything to prevent future attacks from occurring. What Is Diverticulitis? Diverticulitis is a condition that results when one or more diverticula become inflamed and infected. When the pouches become blocked with waste materials and bacterial buildup, the site then

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