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Smoothies are the definition of fast food: convenient, quick, and easy to make, they can be nutrition powerhouses—or sugar bombs. Which is why if you have type 2 diabetes, it's important to keep an eye on the fruit content and any added sugar or sweeteners in your sips. Making your own smoothies at home is your best bet: these three breakfast smoothie recipes are diabetes-friendly, as they pack in the protein thanks to silken tofu and feature a little fat from yogurt, as well, which helps to keep blood sugar balanced.   What Makes a Diabetes-Friendly Smoothie When crafting your...

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The health benefits of copper include the proper growth of the body, efficient utilization of iron, proper enzymatic reactions, as well as improved health of connective tissues, hair, and eyes. It is also integral to preventing premature aging and increasing energy production.   Apart from these, regulated heart rhythm, balanced thyroid glands, reduced symptoms of arthritis, quick wound healing, increased red blood cell formation, and reduced cholesterol are other health benefits of copper. The health benefits of copper are crucial for an overall healthy existence, as this mineral enables a normal metabolic process in association with amino acids and vitamins. [1] It cannot be produced by the body and therefore needs to be added from external food sources. [2] It is...

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Who knew you could bake avocado? It makes a fun little boat for half of a scrambled egg. Best of all, you’re free to comb hair, tie shoe laces, find shirts and pack lunches while breakfast bakes! This quick meal goes great with a healthy green smoothie. Easy Baked Avocado and Egg Recipe by: Diana Keuilian   This recipe is perfect for those rushed mornings. Ingredients 1 organic avocado, halved with pit removed 1 egg salt pepper your favorite seasoning -- I use Fajita Seasoning Instructions Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Flip each avocado side over and slice off enough of the...

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Made of only a few ingredients, these High Energy Breakfast Bars are satisfying, healthy, and delicious!   Ingredients 1 cup(s) almonds 1 cup(s) cashews 1/2 cup(s) coconut, unsweetened shredded 1/4 teaspoon(s) sea salt 1/4 cup(s) honey, raw Instructions Put the almonds and cashews in a food processor and pulse until rough chopped. Add the coconut and pulse a few more times, being careful not to over chop. Transfer to a bowl and add the salt and honey. Mix well. Line a square baking sheet with parchment paper. Press the mixture into the pan with your fingers and transfer the pan to the refrigerator. Chill for 2-3 hours until firm. Cut into...

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Discover the benefits of weight training, which is one of the most effective methods of losing weight.  Is weight training worth it? Can’t I just jog on the treadmill? Is this what you are thinking? The answer is no. Its time you should discover the benefits of weight training, which is one of the most effective methods of losing weight. Majority of those who have been successful at weight loss do weight training. It is beneficiary in not just one but lot of ways. It enhances your entire weight loss program and increases your stamina level to pursue the regime...

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