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The US rates 23rd out of 30 developed countries on most measures of health status. More money spent on healthcare does not equal better health. Americans could become the longest lived population if they ate better and exercised more.
 
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The National Cholesterol Education Program has suggested people with insulin resistance (IR) and the Metabolic Syndrome (MetS ) avoid diets high in carbohydrates (CHO). This recommendation is based on many studies showing high-CHO diets tend to raise serum triglyceride levels, increase the proportion of small dense LDL particles, and...
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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Do you know how many Americans are currently walking around with undiagnosed diabetes? A staggering 5.4 million!! American Diabetes Alert is an annual public-awareness campaign held the fourth Tuesday in March. This alert is a one-day call to action to encourage the public to take a simple one-page test to determine their risk for diabetes. ... Diabetes Alert: Are You at Risk?
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The newest and most promising nutritional approach to treating people with Type 2 diabetes mellitus is based on lowering the glycemic index (GI) of the diet. While using the GI has not been embraced yet by the American Diabetes Association, it has been embraced by the International Diabetes Institute, the European Association for the Study ... Useful Book on Glycemic Index
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November is Diabetes Awareness Month, as well as the beginning of the holiday season. Here are ideas for quick and simple, low-sugar snacks for people counting carbs, watching their weight or wanting fun and wholesome snacks. These are so simple that kids can make many of them with minimum...