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When it comes to staying regular, it's all about your diet. Certain foods can back you up, while others can get your bowels moving fast. So, if you happen to be suffering with a bout of constipation (which is never fun), you'll definitely want to add some poop-provoking foods into your meal plan to get things rolling again.
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Summer means longer days and more sunshine, but it can also bring busy schedules, vacations and BBQs that may make it more difficult to focus on your health goals. In this 7-day diabetes meal plan, we make it easy to eat healthy and keep your weight and blood sugars in check while enjoying the flavors of the season. Each meal has about 2 to 3 carb servings (30-45 grams of carbohydrates) and each snack contains around 1 carb serving (15 grams of carbohydrates). This consistent carbohydrate intake throughout the day will keep you feeling energized and your sugars well-controlled.
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Pregnant mothers and mothers of young children and teens might be interested to learn about a recent statement made by Belgium's Royal Academy of Medicine, which recommends that people in these groups refrain from a vegan diet because it creates "unavoidable" nutritional shortcomings that could lead to vitamin deficiencies, stunted development, and more.
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We all know exercise comes with some pretty amazing benefits—it can help you lose weight, increase strength and boost immunity to name a few. But most of us don't do it enough.
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While it can often seem like the nutrition world is divided on nearly every topic—like the healthiness or danger of eggs, coffee and carbs—there's one thing almost every nutrition professional agrees on: Fiber is incredibly healthy and almost all of us need to be eating more of it!