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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,...
 
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Most of us are aware of the continuing rise in the incidence of obesity in our society. On January 12, 2000, Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center began a program to fight this epidemic.  Their goal was to create healthy employees for the new millennium by giving pro-health information and...
 
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Summer’s here and picnics are a great way to entertain family and friends. See the recipes on page 76 for some tasty dishes. Here are some ideas for items to pack to keep your picnics fun and healthy. Don’t forget to pack games and balls to help increase exercise and activity at your next picnic. ... Healthy Picnics
 
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Ice cream is everyone’s favorite summer treat for snacks or desserts, but you need to read labels and choose carefully to avoid busting your fat and calorie budget. Lower the Calories Here are a few tips to help you enjoy your favorite treat without the guilt: Ice cream can...
 
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The diet industry counts on our obsession and desire to be thin.  Advertising gimmicks appeal to our willingness to read one more best-seller diet books that claims new knowledge that surpasses any currently existing diet. Recently, carbohydrate-restricting diets have been popular. A quick review of history reminds us of...