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12 Best Fiber Foods


12 Best Fiber Foods  Carbs raise blood sugar but fiber can moderate that rise. Fiber comes with a host of other health benefits as well besides the fact that fibrous food is more satiating. Here is a list from dLife of 12 foods high in fiber to provide to your patients …

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Calorie Counting Machine


Calorie Counting Machine  General Electric is working on a calorie counting device that could make dieting easier. The device uses microwaves and scales to measure food. It’s placed over a plate and then shows how much energy is in any particular meal. The researchers commented, "If we have the weight …

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Nipro Glucose Monitors win FDA Approval

Nipro Diagnostics received FDA approval for two of its self-monitoring blood glucose systems. The monitoring systems will be available through retail, mail and distribution channels beginning in the fourth quarter under partner brands or under Nipro Diagnostics’ own TRUE brand, the company said. 

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Eating Breakfast May Not Improve Metabolism

People who ate breakfast showed greater physical activity and more stable blood glucose readings, but did not have significant changes in metabolism at six weeks compared with those who skipped breakfast. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition; Aug. 2014 

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