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plant-based diet and diabetes

Eating a Plant-Based Diet Reduces Markers for Obesity, Insulin Resistance

Posted 01 July 2020 | By | Categories: diet, glycemic index, healthy weight, medical news, nutrition | No Comments

Long-term adherence to a mostly plant-based diet is associated with lower levels of leptin and insulin, greater blood glucose control, and favorable changes in markers for obesity. This is according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition.


Zucchini Spaghetti Recipe

Posted 16 July 2012 | By | Categories: gluten free, glycemic index, grain free, raw food, vegetables | No Comments

This healthy zucchini spaghetti recipe is made with homemade zucchini noodles. I made the zucchini noodles in this spiralizer, which is quite easy to do. With four zucchini plants in the garden, I have enough to make dinner for my family (and then some). Local produce tastes fresher and contains more nutrients, so I suggest […]


Tips For a Healthy Thanksgiving

Posted 23 November 2011 | By | Categories: glycemic index, health benefits of meditation, health food, healthy dessert, healthy digestion, healthy foods, healthy weight | No Comments

Thanksgiving is a time for being grateful for the things we have. Above all things, I have to say that I’m incredibly grateful for my family – not just my relatives, but also true friends who treat me as if I were their own. The other thing that I am very grateful for is my […]

My Preferred Sweeteners

My Preferred Sweeteners

Posted 04 March 2010 | By | Categories: alternative sweeteners, coconut flour, coconut palm sugar, erythritol, fiber, glycemic index, PureVia, Stevia, Xylitol | 2 Comments

OK, I said I would post the next day, but man was I wrong. Life has a pretty sneaky way of making things a bit hectic, but I was able to handle it with ease (thanks to meditation, yoga and deep breathing!). I went to a Macbeth audition (what, you didn’t know I liked to […]

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