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    • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

      What Your Mouth Says About Your Health

      ...tes can reduce the body’s resistance to infection. Elevated blood sugars increase the risk of develop...disease. What's more, gum disease can make it harder to keep blood sugar levels in check. Protect your...

      • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

        How to Read Nutrition Labels

        ...at. Before you search for the protein, fiber, sugar, fat, and calories, look down...few ingredients on the list are things such as sugar or refined flour, then you&rs...with refined grains that will cause your blood sugar to quickly spike and crash, w...

        • Joan Spadafina Phelps

          Healthy Aging Includes Physical Activity on a Regualr Basis For the Young & Not So Young

          ...ury to the lower back. Faster recovery after a stroke or heart attack. Stronger muscles and bones, and a lower risk of falling. Better blood sugar control, faster digestion, im...

          • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

            Why Getting Your Nutrition Only from Food is A Bad Idea

            ...eases. Most modern fruits and vegetables are grown to increase their sugar content, not their nutrient v...the common fruits and vegetables are artificially high in fructose and sugar and lower in key nutrients....

            • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

              The Unhealthiest Restaurant Meals in America

              ...: Ridiculously Awesome, Insanely Large Chocolate Cake: Aptly named as it rolls in at 1740 calories, 32 grams of saturated fat with 168 Grams of Sugar!   “Nuff said...

              • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

                The 5 Worst Foods for Joint Pain

                ...n in it.  Gluten is metabolized in the body into a heaping pile of sugar and that increases inflammati...This food is on the top of foods to avoid no matter what the condition- SUGAR.  Besides being complete...

                • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

                  Friends don't let friends drink diet soda!

                  Most of us drink diet soda to reduce the sugar content in our diet – at first glimpse a good idea.  Fewer calories might even translate into shedding a few pounds right?&n...

                  • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

                    Top Pharma-Brand of Children's Vitamins Contains Aspartame, GMOs, & Other Hazardous Chemicals

                    ...ot;  How it can be dangerous to the environment, but not for humans ingesting it? Sorbitol: Sorbitol is a synthetic sugar substitute which is classified as a sugar alcohol. The ingestion of hig...

                    • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

                      Love a Pumpkin Spiced Latte?

                      ...ow unhealthy the store bought versions are?  With over 50 grams of sugar and loaded with chemicals, a...diabetes in a cup.  Try this healthy option with only 8.5 grams of sugar instead: Pumpkin Spice Lat...

                      • Joan Spadafina Phelps

                        The Dining Out Dilemma

                        ...it foods that add extra calories, such as appetizers, bread, side dishes or high-calorie beverages. These can be sources of unwanted fat, salt and sugar. • Look for ways to m...

                        • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

                          How healthy is your gut?

                          ...r gut. The same is true for fluoride.  4. Processed and refined sugar: One of the fastest ways...e an imbalance – and feed the bad guys – is to eat too much sugar and non-fiber carbohydrates....

                          • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

                            Sugar and Sleep

                            ...he main culprits may be having too much sugar too close to bed. Having a lot of sugar before bed can cause blood su...Some studies even show that eating high-sugar foods before bed causes night...for a restful night of sleep, avoiding sugar should be your top priority....

                            • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

                              10 Health Habits That Will Help You Live to 100

                              ...ially in the morning, appears to help older folks maintain stable blood sugar levels throughout the day, ac...or vitamin C." Avoid nutrient-lacking white foods (breads, flour, sugar) and go for all those colorfu...

                              • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

                                How can you lose weight fast?

                                ...s beneficial for anybody with diabetes.  It helps balance blood sugar, which long-term will help with weight loss and help reduce those cravings for sugar. Unstable blood sugar ca...

                                • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

                                  Diet Soda Makers Sued Over Deceptive, False and Misleading Advertising

                                  ...o; foods and beverages in lieu of calorie-rich sugar or high fructose corn syrup....appetite suppressant chemicals and encouraging sugar cravings, artificial sweetene...and related health problems just like regular sugar does, so claims that “d...

                                  • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

                                    Neotame.. the Latest Big Agra Money Grab

                                    ...cause it's considerably sweeter than other sugar substitutes out there: depend...ys it's 7,000 to 13,000 times sweeter than sugar. For comparison, sucralose (S...pared foods, especially those that claim to be sugar-free or low-carb, you could v...

                                    • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

                                      Experts are Now Calling Alzheimer's Disease Diabetes Type III

                                      ...taking very seriously starting today!   Balance your blood sugar with a whole-foods, low-glyce...diet. You can achieve this by taking out the bad stuff (refined carbs, sugar, alcohol, caffeine, processed...

                                      • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

                                        Want Better Looking Skin?

                                        ...eatment. Oatmeal reduces redness and protects the skin from harmful UV rays.  It has long been found to be an effective acne treatment. Sugar: Sugar is a great exfoliant and help...

                                        • Joan Spadafina Phelps

                                          Daily Physical Activity - Make it a Habit!

                                          ...only makes you stronger, but also stimulates bone growth, lowers blood sugar, assists with weight control,...ax blood vessel walls, lower blood pressure, burn body fat, lower blood sugar levels, reduce inflammation,...