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How Insulin Impacts Fat Burning and Weight Loss

If you or someone you know has diabetes you’re probably all too familiar with the term "insulin". However, what you might not know is that this powerful hormone can dramatically affect the body’s natural fat-burning mechanisms and ultimately…

5 Simple and Delicious Low-Sugar Smoothie Recipes for People with Diabetes

Whether you’re constantly on the go or just looking to spice up your diet, smoothies generally make great meal replacements. However, if you have diabetes, chronically elevated blood glucose (sugar) levels, or are just trying to control your…

Drinking Smoothies with Diabetes: What You Should Know

A while back I met with a long time client who was extremely excited about her new hobby – making "healthy" smoothies. For the sake of privacy, I’ll call her Karen. Over the course of my consulting with Karen, she had successfully lost…

How Healthy Eating Habits Can Ward Off Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus is a complex disease characterized by high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood. Most people with diabetes have the type 2 form, which is linked to either a resistance to insulin (the hormone responsible for removing glucose…