Fun Facts About Fruits and Vegetables

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Bell Peppers Are Fruits Surprised? Scientists define fruit as the part of a plant that develops from a flower and has seeds. So that means bell peppers — along with squash, cucumbers, and pumpkins — are fruits. It’s up to … Continue reading

Go High-Tech for Better Health

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Put Tech to Work For Your Health Today’s foodie apps take the guesswork out of cooking for your family or eating out on the town. You can check calories, plan a week’s worth of meals, or find healthy restaurants in … Continue reading

Can I Eat Fruit if I Have Diabetes?

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Fruit is not off-limits if you have type 2 diabetes. It has too many good things going for it, such as fiber and nutrients, as well as its natural sweetness. These fruits are good choices. Keep in mind that fruit … Continue reading

Insulin Resistance, Explained

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A Guide to Insulin Resistance What Is It? Insulin is a hormone that acts like a key. It unlocks your cells to let in glucose (a kind of sugar) from your blood to make energy. Sometimes, this lock-and-key process doesn’t … Continue reading

When Your Blood Sugar Gets Too Low

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People with diabetes get hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) when their bodies don’t have enough sugar to use as fuel. It can happen for several reasons, including diet, some medications and conditions, and exercise. If you get hypoglycemia, write down the … Continue reading