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Enjoying California Avocados with Type 2 Diabetes

In type 2 diabetes, the body’s ability to use insulin, an important hormone involved in helping the body use blood glucose (blood sugar), is impaired, causing levels to rise higher than normal. Choosing a balanced diet can help with blood glucose management.Eating right with type 2 diabetes can be surprisingly simple! If you are living with type 2 diabetes, it’s important to speak to...

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Mediterranean Diet Made Easier

May is International Mediterranean Diet MonthThe Mediterranean Diet is a way of eating based on the traditional foods (and drinks) of the countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea (learn more).Scientific findings released in 2013 reported the Mediterranean Diet's potential cardiovascular and diabetes management benefits. Even the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 describes the...

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California Avocado Cucumber Cups

Sensible Snacking Ideas Featuring My Favorite FruitSnacking is certainly on the rise! A recent study found that 90 percent of men and 91 percent of women have at least one snack on any given day. And not only are we snacking more, we are snacking more frequently: 1 in 6 men and 1 in 5 women snack 4 or more times per day. It’s not just when you snack that matters, but also what you snack on...

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