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3 Ways Gratitude Helps

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It’s now officially the week to be grateful (at least in the United States.) But of course, no matter where you live, it’s you want to be thankful every single day. Of course, on Thanksgiving, you want to be especially grateful. Now discover 3 Ways Gratitude Helps. You’ll feel physically better: Researchers from the University […]

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Do Junk Foods Make You Depressed?

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When you’re depressed, do you turn to junk foods? Then, do you get more depressed and gobble more junk foods? For years, I’ve suspected and been convinced that there’s a bona fide connection. Now yet another study, this one in Public Health Nutrition supports this junk foods-give-you-junky moods theory. Read the conclusion of this study in […]

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Low Blood Sugar Today Could be Diabetes Later

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Did you know that if you have low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) today, it could turn into type 2 diabetes tomorrow — well, maybe not tomorrow, but five, 10, 20, 30 years from now?
But what if you were able to prevent that from happening? Better yet, what if you could Thrive Sugar-Free for 20 Years after you were diagnosed with hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)? How would you mark the occasion?

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Blogging for 15 Years!

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Wow, it’s my blogiversary. For 15 years now — ever since 2005, two years before publication of my first book, Sugar Shock — I’ve been dedicated to educating and entertaining readers of my blog with eye-opening, helpful tips, insights and info. Join me in a trip down memory lane. Here’s the very first Sugar Shock blog […]

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Ladies, Why Risk Getting Breast Cancer?

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Normally, I don’t impulsively tap a woman on the shoulder to share a health warning. But recently, at Whole Foods, alarm bells went off in my head when a pretty, carefree, 20-or-30-something woman nonchalantly strode by, with her cell phone tucked into her bra. I felt compelled to approach The Cell-Phone-in-Bra Chick. After my insistent nudge, […]

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Lyme Disease Symptoms

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Are you suffering from headaches, fatigue, night sweats, sore throat, swollen glands, back pain, blurred vision, vertigo or depression? And do you often frolic in nature, especially hiking or camping in wooded areas? If so, you may be suffering from Lyme disease, which is spread by infected ticks to some 300,000 people each year. Lyme […]

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IMPORTANT: Learn about Lyme Disease

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Every year, some 300,000 people, especially those, who hike in nature or whose dogs frolic in deer-popular wooded areas come down with a host of strange ailments such as fatigue, night sweats, swollen glands, memory loss, depression, sleep disturbances, chest pain, blurred vision, vertigo, headaches, and more. They have the debilitating Lyme disease, which is […]