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How Nutrino Helps Me Make (some) Sense of Diabetes

If  you have type 1 diabetes, you know that your body rarely reacts to changes the way you hope it will. There is an endless amount of factors that can affect your blood glucose unpredictably and simultaneously— some of which are scientifically-established, some that are based on personal experiences, and some that are inexplicable. Living […]

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Eat this to help your body recover from a junk food binge

Diets high in unhealthy fats and sugar aren’t good for you – clearly. It’s common knowledge that eating junk food, fast food, or other high fat/sugar diets regularly can cause some serious health damage, including increased risk of heart disease and diabetes. But what happens when you indulge in junk food for a couple of […]

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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth With These Sugar Substitutes

We recently wrote about how you should stop eating sugar (because you’re sweet enough already). And we still mean it. However, sometimes we all want something sweet. Nothing completes a delicious, savory meal like a sweet dessert (even just a small one). So how do we get around the whole “don’t eat sugar” thing? Well luckily, […]

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{Infographic} How Our Food May Be Making Us Depressed

Nutrition effects every part of our body (it’s obvious, I know, but say it anyway). Our friends at TopCounselingSchools.org weigh in on how nutrition and food can go to your head and impact your mental and emotional health. I’ll let Brietta from TopCounselingSchools.org take it from here. While it’s common knowledge that certain foods influence your […]

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Allergy Cheat Sheet {Infographic}

According to the World Allergy Organization, between 220 and 250 million people globally have at least one food allergy. That means about 6-8% of children and 3-4% of adults have some sort of food allergy. Every three minutes, an allergic reaction sends someone in the US to a hospital. Food allergies are also on the […]

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Skipping Breakfast: What It’s Really Doing to Your Body

Personal Story: I really don’t like breakfast, breakfast foods just don’t do it for me. My mother often tried to just force some food down our throats in the morning, so that usually meant a strawberry frosted poptart, bagel with cream cheese, or a bowl of fruitloops. Not a healthy breakfast, but a breakfast nonetheless. […]

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11 Foods You Should Eat to Slow the Growth of Cancer

As stated in a previous post, we all have cancer cells in our body. However, there are some foods you can eat that can slow the growth of cancer cells. Of course, we are not discounting modern cancer treatments like chemo and radiation that have helped many patients enter remission. But including these antioxidant rich foods in […]