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High Blood Pressure and High Blood Sugar = Dangerous

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Having persistently high blood glucose levels raises your risk of Hypertension (high blood pressure) and therefore also increases your risk of developing heart disease or having a stroke. About 80% of people with Type 2 diabetes have high blood pressure (about 25% for type 1). If you have diabetes and high blood pressure together, you are at a greater risk of serious health problems. When high ...
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Take Sugar Off Your Breakfast Menu

How do you start your day? Your morning may be a flurry of activity, rushing to get yourself ready for work and the kids ready for school. Cooking in the morning may seem like an unnecessary and time consuming activity. If you are health minded, maybe you grab a banana or apple as you head out the door. You have probably heard it said that breakfast is the most important meal. But what does tha...
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Who Says You Can’t Have Your Cake and Eat It Too?

We don’t recommend eating cake on a regular basis, it’s just not that healthy. But there are times when you might want to join the celebration, like a birthday or anniversary. You know that eating cake will spike your blood sugar and add extra calories that you don’t need. You know that cake will go right to your waist or hips, and possibly contribute to clogging your arteries. Still, you don’t wa...
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Please Don’t Pass the Hidden Sugar to Me

Humans have consumed sugar for centuries, so why is it suddenly killing us? It seems that problems need to reach epidemic levels before we begin to acknowledge what is really happening. We have traditionally used sugar to celebrate life by baking cakes for celebrations, serving cookies for snacks or giving candy and other sweet treats during holidays. Now suddenly we are hearing that processed and...
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Get 10% off until Dec. 31st

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Celebrate the Season without a Sugar Crash Sugardown is offering 10% off on all product packages on the Sugardown.com website. This is great news because the holidays are definitely a time when it's difficult to stick to a low-carb diet or manage your blood sugar. Most people have 2 or 3 parties to attend not to mention all the sweet treats people like to share at this time of year. You don't hav...
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