5 Summer Beverages You’ll Want to Avoid

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Summertime has arrived, and that means the weather outside is quickly warming up! After spending a long day out in the sweltering summer sun, it might be tempting to grab the nearest icy beverage to help cool off. However, some of the most popular summertime beverages have a surprising amount of hidden sugars and unhealthy … Read More

Closing the Diabetes Disparities Gap

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When it comes to diabetes in the United States, minority populations are hardest hit. African Americans and Hispanics are almost twice as likely as non-Hispanic whites to be diagnosed with diabetes by a physician, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health and national examination surveys. African American and … Read More

Tasty Yogurt Recipes

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There is an emerging body of evidence that yogurt and other dairy products may help you reduce your risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity as well as type 2 diabetes. And if you already have diabetes, recent research shows that eating yogurt is associated with healthy levels of circulating glucose (blood sugar) within … Read More

California Avocado Hummus

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Preparation: 10 min, Cook Time: 0 min Recipe Provided By the California Avocado Commission Fresh California Avocado Hummus is simple to prepare, creamy and a delicious change from classic hummus recipes.   Ingredients: 2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, peeled and seeded 1 (15-oz. can) garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained 1 large clove garlic, minced … Read More