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Want to know why America is fat?

One Medium sized Easter Lollipop had 88 Grams of sugar in it or 20 teaspoons of sugar. One teaspoon of granulated white sugar is equal to about 4.2 grams. If you are buying a bottle of cola with 44 grams of sugar, you would divide 44 by 4.2 which is equal to 10 teaspoons of sugar.

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April is Stress Awareness Month: Diabetes & Stress



Stress and Diabetes

Since being diagnosed with diabetes last November, I've been struggling with keeping my numbers down. In researching articles on stress, I ran across several articles about th...

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Barley Can Lower the Glycemic Index of A Meal

Barley lots of fiber helps to significantly reduce the glycemic index of a meal it is added to. Add a handful of barley to soup or steamed veggies.

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Benefits of Flaxseed and Cinnamon

Ground flaxseed and cinnamon will help lower your blood sugar and your triglycerides. Try a daily breakfast shake with oatmeal, flaxseed, cinnamon, fruit (banana, apple, papaya, whatever) , water and skim milk in the blender. Tastes good and will definitely lower your numbers!

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