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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

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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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10 Best Tips for Permanent Weight Loss

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Are you a yo-yo diet junkie? Have you tried every weight loss program out there with high hopes only to be let down? Permanent weight loss requires healthy lifestyle changes that you can stick with. It's a slower process that requires a different mindset. Many people give up too soon because they are focused on immediate results. Reversing Weight Gain If you think of weight loss as a process of ...
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5 Spices That May Improve Blood Glucose

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Eating a diet rich in antioxidants, fiber, vitamins and minerals is going to go a long way to improve health, but scientific studies are finding some foods that may be specifically helpful to people concerned with regulating blood glucose. Those with metabolic syndrome, prediabetes, diabetes, and people who are obese need to find optimal ways to manage their blood sugar on a daily basis. Adding sp...
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Finding a Sweet Life Naturally

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Imagine yourself picking berries or fruit off of trees when you desire a sweet treat. Although you may not have berry bushes or fruit trees growing in your yard, the local grocery store or farmers market will have plenty to offer. But is that what first comes to mind when you want something to satisfy your sweet tooth? Unfortunately, we've become conditioned to thinking of sweets in the form of...
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