Sunday, November 29, 2015

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Why We Need Potassium

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How To Search the Internet for Diabetes Information

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Older People Need to Drink More Water Even When Not Thirsty

They used to tell us that we should drink eight ounces of water eight times a day. Then the standard advice became to drink only when we are thirsty. Now it seems that this isn’t right for everyone either.


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Diabetes and Gratitude Go Together

Here’s a puzzle for you:


What do diabetes and gratitude have in common?


Give up?


Actually, they share two important things. First, they share the month of November, and second, all of us who have diabetes have a lot to be grateful for.


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How Much Fiber Do You Need?

When you follow a very low-carb diet, getting the recommended dose of fiber is difficult. Grain, beans, nuts, seeds, fruit, and vegetables are the only sources of dietary fiber in our food, but when we go low-carb, we eat little if any grain or beans.


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