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Planning Christmas Deserts: The Delicious Nuts Style

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Planning Christmas Deserts: The Delicious Nuts Style

1) Christmas fruits & nuts trifle 1. Boil half cup rice in 2 cups milk until cooked and sticky. Add 1 cup of chocolate, 2 pinch salts and half cup brown sugar to it, continuously stir until the chocolate and rice mixed well and become stickier. Add some nuts to it and leave the mixture…

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Sugarless Sweets Your Teeth Will Love

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Sugarless Sweets Your Teeth Will Love

There are more good reasons to avoid sugary sweets than we could possibly list here, but high on that list is improved dental health. Fortunately, there are some excellent ways to satisfy your craving for sweets without having to dip into the sugar bowl. Check out these ideas and recipes. Truvia® One of the more…

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The Dangers Of Aspartame

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The Dangers Of Aspartame

The Dangers of Aspartame and How to Avoid Them Aspartame seems to be everywhere from chewing gum, in soda and other foods. What is Aspartame and why should we want to avoid this sugar substitute? Aspartame Aspartame is really another name for the sugar substitutes: NutraSweet Equal Spoonful Equal-Measure In 1965 this sugar substitute was…

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Best and Worst Holiday Foods for Your Health

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Best and Worst Holiday Foods for Your Health

It is that time of year where families get together and enjoy many good tasting treats. If you’re worried about your New Year’s resolutions and already thinking that losing weight will be one of them start early by eating healthy foods throughout the last week of the year. Choosing foods that are healthy for you…

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What Ingredients are Unhealthy in Cookie Recipes

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What Ingredients are Unhealthy in Cookie Recipes

These days, it seems taking a health-conscious approach to almost everything is the norm, and snacks like cookies get a bad rap more often than not. While there are lots of healthier cookie recipes out there, you may wonder exactly what it is inside cookies that gets such a terrible rating from the “health police.”…

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Tips to Help You Avoid Sugar This Holiday Season

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Tips to Help You Avoid Sugar This Holiday Season

It’s that magic time of the year again; sugarplums may dance in your head. It is the holidays, which means a lot more treats and loads of sugar are sitting around. Whether it’s candy canes, sugar cookies or gingerbread men it’s pretty hard to escape the sweet treats. If you’re a balanced eater normally, the…

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Top 5 New Year’s Resolution Trends

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Top 5 New Year's Resolution Trends

There are certain things that you may have heard about from your doctor and dentist that keep you in the loop of what is considered healthy. Whether it’s brushing your teeth regularly or drinking more water throughout the day, you know what to do to be healthy. What about the other aspects of protecting your…

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3 Benefits of Glucose Monitoring for an Active Lifestyle

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3 Benefits of Glucose Monitoring for an Active Lifestyle

Maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle can provide significant benefits for patients with diabetes. Regular exercise is an ideal way to manage weight issues and can lower the risk of blood sugar fluctuations, as well. Finding the right blood glucose monitoring solution for active lifestyles often requires a significant investment of time and energy in…

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Building Healthy Eating Habits for Your Kids

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Building Healthy Eating Habits for Your Kids

One of the most important things that you can do as a parent is to make sure that your child eats a healthy diet. Children who develop healthy eating habits early in life are more likely to continue those eating habits into adulthood. Getting your children to eat healthy can be quite challenging. Fortunately, there…

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Healthy Diets for Diabetics

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Healthy Diets for Diabetics

Healthy diets for diabetics is a topic that can be, and is, covered by volumes of books.  For now, I want to keep things simple. My goal is to provide diabetics with a quick, basic guide for healthy diets.  This is certainly not a substitute for consulting a doctor or talking to a dietician specializing…

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