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If the high-GI and low-GI diets differ significantly in salt, potassium, magnesium, fiber, saturated fat, and cholesterol content, then it may be those variables, rather than GI per se, that are the true causal factor.
 
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Figure 1 An editorial in a February issue of American Family Physician proposed a simple way for physicians to communicate treatment priorities for patients with type 2 diabetes. Their "hand" illustration re-prioritizes treatment goals. It conveys that glycemic control or blood sugar (BS) control is no longer the top...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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For this activity, you will need a basket or tub, foam balls or bean bags in two distinct color sets, a blindfold for each participant, and a space that is safe to use for flying objects?(i.e. without delicate, easily breakable items). Divide participants into two even teams. Give each team one set of the balls/bean ... Insulin Resistance Dodgeball
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Answer the questions below to test your knowledge of type 2 diabetes: 1. True or false? It is easy to tell if you have recently developed type 2 diabetes. 2. Name 2 risk factors for type 2 diabetes. _______________           _______________ 3. True or false? You have no control over any ... Type 2 Diabetes Quiz
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Up until about 20,000 years ago, all humans existed on foods derived almost entirely from hunting and gathering. Over the last 20,000 years, hunting and gathering has largely given way to farming and increasingly various forms of food processing that has drastically altered the diet of most people worldwide....