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17 of the Worst Eating Habits for Diabetes

Conditions If you’re trying to lower blood sugar and stay healthy, make sure you aren’t committing these eating mistakes. What is diabetes? Andrey_Popov/Shutterstock Diabetes is a disease that prevents the body from properly handling blood sugar. When you eat food, your body converts sugars in the food into fuel your cells can use. Insulin carries… Read More »

Should I be eating more fiber?

You probably know the basics about fiber: it’s the part of plant foods that your body cannot digest, and there are two types — soluble fiber and insoluble fiber. Both types of fiber are good for us. Soluble fiber dissolves in water, forming a gel. It is the form of fiber that helps lower cholesterol… Read More »