Health & Fitness

What is Diabetes Costing You?

Diabetes By The Numbers Did you know that the medical costs for those with diabetes and undiagnosed diabetes in the United States total to almost $250 billion dollars? Between doctor’s visits, filling prescriptions, getting lab work done and purchasing necessary supplies, the average diabetic spends approximately $8,000 dollars a year in order to stay healthy. […]

Food & Nutrition

Frightening Foods With Ghostly Calories

If you’re anything like me, there’s nothing better than delicious fall flavors. And with everything from sugary desserts to hardy comfort foods at every turn, it can quickly become the season of stuffing our faces. How do we keep this from happening? By making it a goal to keep a healthy lifestyle in mind before […]

Food & Nutrition

Household Objects You Can Use to Measure Portion Size

Have you ever been curious about what a single portion size actually looks like? The thought crossed my mind every time I glanced at the nutrition facts on the back of my favorite foods. But visualizing grams and kilograms isn’t the easiest thing in the world. Lucky for us, measuring portion sizes isn’t as hard […]

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